In Macbeth, why does Macbeth choose evil over good when the witches tell him his prophecies?
Macbeth initially decides (in Act I, scene iii) to take the higher road after hearing that he will be king.
If chance will have me king, why, chance(155)
may crown me
Without my stir.
He quickly changes his mind after being pressured by Lady Macbeth in Act I, scene vii.
It were done quickly. If the assassination
Could trammel up the consequence, and catch,
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