Macbeth may be a tragic-hero because he matches Aristotle's definition for a tragic-hero. Macbeth is a courageous man with high rank, as he is the Than of Glamis and Duncan's cousin. He also has many good qualities such as being brave and loyal to the King. In the play he is loved by many people, especially Banquo and the King. Unfortunately for Macbeth and the kingdom he has a downfall. His downfall is his over-ambition and impatience. This flaw triggers his downfall morally and physically. When Macbeth murdered King Duncan he lost sight of what his morals where and what he stood for. Macbeth has his physical downfall when he is murdered by Macduff. This tragic end may be able to make the audience feel pity and fear. You can find yourself sympathizing with Macbeth because he was forced to commit the crimes due to the spell the witches had created and the pressure from Lady Macbeth. The audience may also be afraid to face the same destiny, as they believe in superstitions.
Macbeth may be a tragic-hero, as he has no moral responsibility for his crimes. Macbeth is controlled by the spell of the witches and the pressure from his wife. Macbeth may be possessed by the evil spirit of the witches. The witches inspire the roots of evil nature inside Macbeth to make him murder King Duncan. In the scene of Hecate, Hecate blames the three witches for making conspiracy against Macbeth by driving him to commit murders. It is a clear proof that Macbeth is a tragic hero. Macbeth is influenced by his nagging and pushy wife. Lady Macbeth gives him moral support in order to commit the crime when he