Macbeth Self Destruction Analysis

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In the great tragedy; Macbeth, Shakespeare suggest that passion which is simple but overwhelmingly, this can lead to unwanted extreme consequences. Macbeth is set in a time where honouring one’s word and loyalty to one’s superior is absolute. Macbeth being a brave soldier of Scotland and was very loyal to the kingdom she served. They had a hierarchy and the person at the top was the king. The relationships they devolved on loyalty to one’s; the loyalty between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth which had turned to the worst. Having confident can lead to positive things in life, but you rely in the confidence to much be can be the very thing that destroys you as it did Macbeth. Nothing is worse than self-destruction because there is no one at fault …show more content…
Macbeth’s treacherous act of regicide and his destruction in the family bonds, all want against the natural order. Macbeth regards Lady Macbeth as his equal; this leads to have a stronger connection throughout when the kill the King to gain power and control over the people of the kingdom. Lady Macbeth tends to be a bit shy, but she is able to manipulate her husband into killing King Duncan. Macbeth could not go through with the murder unless he was persuaded. She also knows that her husband is too kind to kill anyone let alone the King without her help she fears “thy nature:/It is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness/to catch the nearest way” (I.v. 16-18) She know very much that Macbeth will not kill Duncan without a little push from her or he will not kill. Macbeth’s hesitance to murder the list, when he makes a list of reasons not to kill. As soon as they have reached their goals on becoming King and Queen, there is a huge change in their relationship. The two stop sharing about their lives as much as thy use too, making Lady Macbeth not happy with the situation. As she states: “Naught’s had, All’s Spent, Where out desire is got without content.” (III.II.6-7) After, the death of Lady Macbeth, Macbeth states “She should have died hereafter” (V.V.19-22) saying that she would have died later anyway. That death is bound to happen. As a result, they had forgotten that everything comes with a …show more content…
Once they had it they never wanted to let go. Lady Macbeth is partially responsible for Macbeth destruction but she, she had lost in the battle too. As she had given up her life, due to the guilt she carried. She is not a monster but; however she is a tricky and cunning when she start Macbeth in the path if self-destruction. Macbeth states “I am in blood/ Stepped so far/ Returning were as tedious as go o 'er” (III.IV.162-163) meaning that he is in too deep into the crimes he has committed, that it is impossible to come from what he has done. He finds a bloody dagger, which turned to be an illusion which symbolizes his guilt, and it showed Macbeth’s troubled mental state. Macbeth’s passion to become King had backfired, because he had lost everything he had worked for his whole life, just to become the King everyone hated. The days that lead to his death, were the worst of all because of all the pain he want though before dying. More importantly, Macbeth had begun to obsess with maintaining the power; this is the reason to his self-destruction. It was all about the power, wealth and control.
In conclusion, Unbridled greed and blind paths and destroy and passion a person may hold. The relationships, we have with each other depends on the situations. Having too much confidence in one’s self can lead to worst rather than the best. Self-destruction is the last thing anyone wants; you are to blame

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