Macbeth was a victim of fate rather than the instigator of his own downfall because he was told by divine creatures that he would achieve kingship and immense wealth and in his day religion was law. Prior to meeting the witches Macbeth didn’t exhibit any ambition to take the throne from Duncan. And even after the meeting he was incredibly indecisive about whether he should continue along the course that fate had dictated for him or keep to himself enjoy being the thane of two provinces. This indecisiveness caused him to rationalize against doing anything several times. In the end he kills Duncan because he is a religious man. In Macbeths day foretelling and demons were considered as real as stone, and so if you were told by a divine creature that you would achieve kingship and immense wealth you would immediately begin to prepare for the seemingly inevitable opportunity. This is indicative of the fact that Macbeth was a victim of fate rather than the instigator of his downfall.
Macbeth was a victim of fate rather than the instigator of his downfall.because he was urged by his wife to kill Duncan against his conscience and better judgment. In the play Macbeths wife instigates the plot to kill Duncan by convincing Macbeth that he will succeed and that if he doesn't he isn't a man. Macbeth couldn't have his manhood called into question by his own wife so he struck out. Prior to being convinced to kill Duncan, Macbeth was having doubts about the morality and potential success of his little plan. If Lady Macbeth hadn't convinced him, Macbeth would have not gone through with his plan, this is indicative of the fact that Macbeth was a victim of fate rather than the instigator of his downfall.
Macbeth was a victim of fate rather than the instigator of his downfall because his guilt and fear of being found out caused him to kill Banquo and the others. He was a brilliant warrior, known for brutally slaughtering his opponents. Yet he was terrified of murdering someone who he perceived an innocent man this inevitably caused him to become more and more insane as the guilt ate away at him. Because of