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    may try and argue that Lady Macbeth or ambition drove Macbeth to commit his murderous acts to become king, but they are missing out on the main catalysts of everyone’s actions including Macbeth; the witches. Without these three demonic figures, Macbeth would be a history rather than a tragedy. By sparking Macbeth’s most inner desires, they were able to guide him down his dark path, which ultimately led to his death. The ideas they pushed to the front of his mind eventually drove this heroic man to become as dark as the devil himself. The manner of the witches’ prophecy also highlights the brilliance of the plot they have and highlight Shakespeare’s ability to write. Shakespeare cannot have his witches directly cast a spell on Macbeth,…

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    Ambition In Macbeth

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    Throughout the play, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the main character Macbeth displays a connection to the themes “Great ambition leads to loss of humanity” and “Paranoia eats away at one’s soul”. In Act I and II Macbeth exhibits his great ambition which ultimately leads him to losing his common sense of what right and wrong while also regretting the mistakes he makes which makes him fearful of others. Macbeth meets the witches in the beginning of Act 1, which tell him his prophesy of how he…

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    test a man's character, give him power.” This quote, from Abraham Lincoln, accurately describes what happens in Macbeth, a play written by William Shakespeare. The desire for power can bring someone glory or destruction. In the end, it all depends on how someone seeks that power and how he or she reacts once they get it. This is what happens to Macbeth. He seeks power and gains it, but the way that he does this is not upright. His ambition for power leads him to do morally incorrect actions.…

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    Ambition In Macbeth

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    Throughout the story " Macbeth" there were many possible choices for a theme but I felt like the best one was the theme of ambition. Ambition is a major theme in Macbeth and it provides the reasoning for the central deed and the results that follow, which eventually lead to Macbeth's downfall. A tragedy is the portrayal of the fall of a great person because of a problem in their character. Macbeth's flaw is his ambition. Ambition is defined as the strong desire to achieve something, and this…

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    There are lots of modern values found in Macbeth. Macbeth is a tale of ambition written by Shakespeare. Shakespeare used the tale of Macbeth to convey the dangers of being too ambitious. Macbeth would’ve been considered a villain in the olden days, but in today's society, he is viewed no more than a person that wanted to be more than just a thane. Macbeth teaches an important lesson to exercise restraints when it comes to desires and be aware of the consequences that come with the desires.…

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    Ambition In Macbeth

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    greedy especially those who have ambition because they always want more and more. A little push would motivate them to commit crime to satisfy their wants like Macbeth in Shakespeare’s book. Shakespeare’s Macbeth shows Macbeth has ambitions and humanity at the beginning. However, Macbeth was affected by the mystery force, which reaches his deepest mind and manipulate him to do thing. At the end, the darkness has taking over him by making him become ambition with fearless and brutal for keep…

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    Ambition In Macbeth

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    Ambition can be an evil thing. For instance, it is used very well in the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. The play begins having Macbeth be a very noble and honorable leader and warrior for King Duncan. However, after learning that he could become King, Macbeth decides to murder the King. This ultimately leads to his downfall because of his ambitions to stay King. I believe that Macbeth is responsible because of the ambitions that he had. In the video, he is said to be “numb”. He has no…

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    The Role of Ambition in Macbeth Ambition is “an earnest desire for some type of achievement or distinction, as power, honor, fame, or wealth, and the willingness to strive for its attainment” (dictionary.com). Ambition can be understood and judged different ways by different people. Many people believe ambition is a positive thing to possess, but many people also believe that ambition is a negative thing that should try to be avoided. The people that believe that ambition is good often put…

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    Written in 1606, Macbeth is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies and it is considered to be one of his most darkest and powerful works. Shakespeare’s Macbeth outlines and explores the consequences of selfish ambition and deception. The ambitions of various characters throughout the play are key contributing factors as to why the tragedy in Macbeth unfolds. These characters include the original Thane of Cawdor, Lady Macbeth and the protagonist of the play, Macbeth. The original…

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    Macbeth Ambition Analysis

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    Without ambition many of man 's greatest achievement would not be possible simply because of the fact that nobody would seek to create opportunities, discover, or go against other and the masses of people and succeed. Although the human race pushes that the feeling of ambition is necessary and rewarding in life, it is vitally important to acknowledge that overpowering ambition leads to mankind 's greatest downfall, and if not used correctly, one can experience loss from this. In Shakespeare 's…

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