Overcoming Obstacles In Lady Macbeth And The Creature

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“If you 're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I 've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don 't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don 't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” (Michael Jordan.) Whether if it 's in the earliest part of your life or towards end, there is usually something something to stop someone from achieving their goals, but to attack the problem and find ways to overcome them is the way to achieve success and to grow stronger. Nothing can be done without learning to overcome roadblocks along the way. Lady Macbeth and the Creature had many obstacles throughout their journeys. Through all of their pain and hardship, they didn’t overcame their obstacles …show more content…
Macbeth is told by the witches that one day he will be king but there 's one problem, there is already a king, Duncan. The witches tell him the only way he can become king is to kill Duncan. He agrees to do it because being king is his ultimate goal. When he tells Lady Macbeth about what he has to do she agrees to let him do it and their plan is to get him alone then kill him using daggers and leave them there so the townspeople will think that Duncan killed himself. He comes back and Macbeth is paralyzed and doesn 't know what to do. After Macbeth comes back with the bloody daggers in his hands instead of with Duncan, Lady Macbeth takes them from him and says, "My hands are of your colour; but I shame to wear a heart so white. I hear a knocking at the south entry: retire we to our chamber; A little water clears us of this deed: How easy it is, then! Your constancy hath left you unattended.” (2.2 82-88). When Lady Macbeth says this she is complimented him on his work, says its not big deal and reminds him it 's one step to royalty. This was an obstacle Macbeth had to go through to try to become king and he succeeded. Macbeth then hoped to have the opportunity to become king. The Creature had also gotten an opportunity he made for himself after he realized why he was truly created. In despair, he says, “I was a poor, helpless, miserable wretch; I knew, and could distinguish, nothing; but feeling pain invade me on all sides, I sat down and wept.” (Shelly Ch.11 P.71). This was the Creature when he was compensating whether he should be alive or not. After this, he found himself a great opportunity to live with a person who actually respected him when he found a blind man with his family away, willing to take him in, not knowing he was a scary monster. Unknowingly, both Macbeth and the Creature will fail in the end but they both still created great opportunities for themselves

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