Macbeth Essay | Ambition in Macbeth

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Ambition in Macbeth

Summary: One of the most essential themes of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth" is the significance of ambition throughout the play. While ambition is an indispensible trait for all leaders, it can also remove one's ability to control emotions, desires, and greed until that person is devoured by it. Macbeth serves as the primary example of this, as he is eventually driven to his own demise by ambition and the greed for blood and power.
Shakespeare describes and embellishes Macbeth with a number of themes; ranging from emotions, characteristics and human natures. One of the most essential aspects is the ignificance of ambition throughout the play.

Ambition is an extremely powerful thing for it can bring about complete changes upon individual. Furthermore, it can grant one the incomparable ability to abandon all morals and conscience merely to obtain a goal and it can

obliterate all other thoughts or obstacles that may come across. However,

because ambition is a double edged sword, it removes one's ability to control

emotions, desires and greed until one is devoured by oneself. Such an example would be the gradually changing Macbeth, who is eventually driven to his own demise by ambition and the greed for blood and power.

Ambition is helpful in bringing power, but when it ends up with controlling the person as a slave; greed...

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