Corruption in Macbeth Essay
Power has the ability to destroy one's nature. Thus, making one capable
to do many things he would not normally do, unless power has been an
influence. Once Macbeth realizes that he has power, he becomes a person of
corruption. This power he attains allows him to commit many sins in order to
become King of Scotland. In Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare, Macbeth
corrupts through power, guilt, and ambition.
Macbeth, with his desire to achieve a particular goal, plans to be the
most powerful person in Scotland. Macbeth fights on Scotland's side and
kills Macdonwald. King Duncan tells to "go pronounce his present …show more content…
Macbeth's ambition allows him to become more involved in the thought of
becoming powerful. He first begins to think of his being King, after the
three witches begin to tell him of his fate. When they try to leave, he
immediately remarks for them to "stay" and to "tell [him] more" (I.iii.73).