Why is Macbeth considered a tragic hero?

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The reason Macbeth is considered the tragic hero is because of various circumstances surrounding his life. He first became a hero when he defeated rebels in a battle. Later, Macbeth was manipulated by other people and he could not stand up to Lady Macbeth and her meddling. Macbeth's flaws, fatal flaws, were his inability to control his emotions and his tendency to be violent. It all led to tragedy.
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cos he is in browngang!
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The 3 points which contribute to Macbeth's degeneration are the prophecy, how Lady
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Because she is not the centre of the play and furthermore she was a villain. She didn't do anything heroic.
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Macbeth's positive and heroic qualities are stressed at the beginning of the play: he is a great warrior and spoken well of by everyone. Up to that point it seems his conduct has
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