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					   A  tragic hero has                Born into nobility
    the potential for             Responsible for his fate
     greatness but is
      doomed to fail.              Endowed with a tragic
   He is trapped in a                        flaw
   situation where he               Is doomed to make a
        cannot win.               serious error in judgment
 He makes some sort             Falls from great heights or
   of tragic flaw, and                    high esteem
   this causes his fall
     from greatness.             Realizes he has made an
  Even though he is a               irreversible mistake
   fallen hero, he still         Faces and accepts death
 wins a moral victory,                     with honor
 and his spirit lives on.           Meets a tragic death
                                  The audience is affected
                                      by pity and/or fear
    Find FIVE quotes that support Macbeth as a tragic hero,
citing the quote and connecting it with one of these elements.
 A tragic hero has the potential
  for greatness but is doomed
             to fail.
 “The Prince of Cumberland! That is a
 step/On which I must fall down, or
 else o’erleap,/For in my way it lies”
 (1.4.48-50).

				
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