Essay On The Importance Of Leadership In Macbeth And Hitler

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Being a leader can be very important. It takes a great amount of effort to become and stay a leader. Leaders should be able to motivate people and be able to control them to an extent. Good leadership can recognize that they cannot always have the answer to everything. They try to reeducate themselves as often as they can to become a better leader. In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the main character becomes a coward. He uses his imaginative mind to come up with creative solutions to problems and plan ahead for multiple different things. Macbeth also has a great amount of ambition to get anything he wanted and he was always determined to do whatever it takes to get him what he wanted. He had to be aggressive sometimes to achieve his goals and satisfy …show more content…
Macbeth is being very ambitious because he wants to become king. In order to become king, he has to kill Duncan first since he is the king originally. At first Macbeth is a little skeptical about murdering the king, but he realizes that there is a good chance that he can become king if he does it, so he follows through with the plan to kill Duncan. “Let not light see my black and deep desires./The eye wink at the hand, yet let that be/Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.” (1.4.58-60) Macbeth is describing his ambition as black and deep desires. This makes it sound terrible, but what he is trying to do is incredibly terrible. His ambition is basically to kill anyone who gets in his way of becoming king. Duncan and his sons are in Macbeth’s way, so killing Duncan made it a little easier and Duncan’s sons fled to other countries. This makes the sons look suspicious of killing their father and nobody is really suspicious of Macbeth now, so he can become king just like he wanted. Macbeth just wants to be able to control people and be powerful and that is exactly what he will get eventually. Hitler is just like Macbeth in this way because he will do whatever it takes to get power. He wanted all the power in Germany and he wanted to get revenge on the Jews and other people living there. He thought the only way he could do this is to have all the power. One of Hitler’s main goals was to get rid of the Jews in Germany. He thought the easiest and fastest way to do this was by murdering them all and creating concentration camps for them. The concentration camps had very horrible conditions and a lot of Jews died because of these concentration camps. Hitler achieved his goal because he killed about two-thirds of the Jews that were in Germany. Hitler and Macbeth did not give up until they reached their goals and they would do whatever it takes to get to

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