Lord of the Flies & Macbeth Essay
What is being said about power and how is it being said?
Power can change people in a way that is incomprehensible either for good or for evil. Power can make one so greedy that someone will do anything for it and won’t let anyone, or thing stand in their way. Macbeth by William Shakespeare portrays both the positive and negative uses on Power through the main characters. Macbeth’s greed of power allowed him to exercise abuse and ultimately he was corrupted and destroyed by power. Lady Macbeth used power in a positive way but her ultimate goal was domination of the Crown. Shakespeare uses dialogue and symbolism to allow his readers to engage with his mood and therefore the concepts of power.
In Macbeth, the main character, the …show more content…
Through these characters , it can be seen that power corrupts. Power is something that if placed in the wrong hands, can destroy. The greed for power can make people do outrageous things, and once wrongly used and abused it can disrupt the sort order that power is supposed to hold within the society. Power changes people and it is mostly for the worst, but that this isn’t true