The Ambition Of Evil In Shakespeare's Macbeth

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Even though Macbeth possessed ambitious desires, and would 've possibly done himself in some way or another, had the chance not to heed the evil supernatural forces he should 've seen the beforehand, and resisted. If Macbeth had ignored them, many of characters wouldn 't have died. Possibly sparing himself. His ambition is glaringly obvious, being that he actually killed his own kin to obtain the throne. Also, there were other forces that drove him, such as his wife, who even went as far to question his manhood for questioning himself after personal doubts.

In the very beginning of the play, Macbeth came upon three witches who spoke of his rise to the throne. They labeled him Thane of Cawdor, a title he believed to be someone else 's, leading
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It is a logical assumption that if he had tried to seek God’s counsel that maybe he wouldn 't have committed this atrocity. The Holy Spirit possibly could have convicted him to let the Lord 's will be done, instead of resorting to murder. At a certain point, Macbeth couldn’t even utter the word amen. Maybe this was God showing his dismay for Macbeth submitting to the evil forces that be. However, at this point Macbeth considered what was done to be in the past, focused on moving forward.

At this point, Macbeth had not only had Duncan 's life on his mind, he was already plotting more deaths to protect himself. Banquo began to suspect him, and deep in the clutches of darkness, Macbeth also had him killed. He even attempted to vanquish Banquo 's son, who is often depicted as a small child. The evil in the newly crowned kinds eyes was evident, as people who feared him fled left and right. Malcolm, Donalbain, and Fleance all tested their lucks in a distant land. If you were suspected, it’s expected you were to
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He killed young Siward, and kept retreating further. While the forest had moved, he still had faith in the fact that every man was born of woman. Enraged by the news of his families death, Macduff went out to seek Macbeth 's head for revenge. Once he found him, Macbeth boasted how he couldn’t be killed by any man born from woman, until Macduff explained he was born of a cesarian section. At this point, it’s evident the evil forces Macbeth trusted his future with had been plotting against him the entire play.

Macduff killed Macbeth, cutting his head off, and returning the throne back to it’s proper lineage. Malcolm was put into his rightful place, and Macduff had his revenge on the spiteful tyrant who caused him so much pain. Finally, the good trumped the evil from rising even further than it already had. After all the death Macbeth had caused, the poetic justice of his killing was a satisfying display of the ironic nature of the play.

The events coming full circle shows how one should never entrust their future in evil forces. They destroy your moral code, and drag you down even further than you may have already been. If Macbeth had just let fate run its course, he possibly could’ve gotten the throne anyway. Instead he chose the dark path of murder and

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