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impress as make me bleed./ Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests./ I bear a charmed life, which must not yield/ To one of woman born." This is a scene that contains Recognition; it is when Macbeth realizes that another of the witches' prophecies are coming true as well as the fact that he has to yield. Once Macbeth establishes himself to be invincible, Macduff tells him that he is not of woman born. "Despair thy charm!/ And let the angel whom thou still hast served/ Tell thee Macduff was from his mother's womb/ Untimely ripped." In a way, there is also a Reversal of the Situation in that particular action. Macbeth enters the situation beliving that he will triumph over Macduff, but by Macduff revealing his true birth, he produces the opposite effect. Now Macbeth has to accept that fact that he will yield, and in doing so, dies. Another part of the plot is the Scene of Suffering, which is "a destructive or painful action." In the case of Macbeth, the Scene of Suffering could be the bloody murder of Duncan by Macbeth. As stated in "The Nature of Tragedy," the change in fortune should be from good to bad rather than from bad to good. Although the sequence of events that occur throughout Macbeth may not appear to document a change in fortune from good to bad, they all constitute of a change because it shows Macbeth's moral downfall. Also, according to Aristotle, the misfortune should be brought by the character's own error or frailty. In the case of Macbeth, the frailty that brings about his misfortune and eventual destruction is ultimately ambition.
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Another important aspect of a tragedy is character. In his Poetics, Aristotle says that "first and most important, it must be good." Macbeth's character in Macbeth is not exactly the portrayal of an ideal man, but he is not the worst man either. He may appear to be wicked and corrupt
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