Macbeth is a helpless victim of forces beyond his control . His wife and the witches have largely contributed to his downfall.plz discuss

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You need to consider that nobody made Macbeth do anything. Macbeth's tragic flaw, all protagonists in all tragedies have a tragic flaw, is his greed and ambition combined with the fact that he is kind of a coward. He stumbles his way through successive murders until he becomes King. Unfortunately by that time, he has pretty much sold his soul and become a socio-path that nobody likes.The "ladies" in Macbeth merely help Macbeth along to follow his own inclinations.

Macbeth really isn't a helpless victim. One can argue he had some low-self esteem issues going on which the "ladies" prayed upon but the rest was really all him.