The Negative Consequences In Macbeth

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In the play “ Macbeth” , there are many examples of people going wrong when they don 't realize it. For example, a person who harms themselves and other people to gain power will end up facing negative consequences. Next, when someone makes a poor decision, it will affect them in an unpleasant way. Lastly, when someone will do anything to get what they want, they will get payback. Someone 's desire for power causes harm and consequences that negatively affect themselves and people around them.

A person who harms themselves and other people to gain power will end up facing negative consequences. Lady Macbeth thinks that Macbeth will not be able to become king without her help because she thinks he is “ Too full of the milk of human kindness”
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He wishes that he could die and get away from all of the guilt he is feeling from killing Duncan. This shows that he put negative consequences on himself because since he killed Duncan, he regrets the entire thing and says how he should have died instead. So, now instead of feeling happy to get one step closer to being king, he is depressed knowing that he killed Duncan. In conclusion, people get unpleasantly affected if they make a poor …show more content…
After Macduff finds out, he tries to fight with Macbeth but Macbeth says no. Macduff says that if he says no he will become a prisoner. After Macbeth gets courage and says: Lay on, Macduff, And damn 'd be him that first cries,” Hold, enough!” After Macduff exits, with Macbeth 's body. (5,9,34-35) This shows that negative consequences happen when they desire power because since Macduff is thought of as a threat to Macbeth, he wanted to get rid of him so he can become king. The negative result is that Macbeth dies and is not king for as long as he wanted. So, after working really hard to become king, he gets killed after only being king for a short amount of time. When he felt confident enough to fight Macduff, he thought he was going to win and have everything he wanted and no more threats that he needs to face, but consequences happen if they want power too much.

In conclusion, a person who sacrifices themselves and other people to gain power will end up facing negative consequences. Next, when someone makes a poor decision, it will affect them in an unpleasant way. Lastly, when someone will do anything to get what they want, they will get payback. Someone’s desire causes negative impacts to themselves and people they are close

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