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The Vaulting Ambition of "Macbeth"

Summary: In "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is seen as a brave and noble man, but he is vulnerable to his tragic flaw of "vaulting ambition" that drives his power-hungry actions that lead to his downfall.
Macbeth by William Shakespeare, has the protagonist, Macbeth, go through a major change within his personal character. The politically ambitious character is as timely today as he was to Shakespeare's audience. Macbeth is a man who brings about his own death because if a tragic flaw in his character "Vaulting ambition." Although four hundred years old, it remains popular because it involves one of the most complex characters ever to walk the stage; Macbeth.

When Macbeth is first mentioned in the text, he is spoken of very highly by the other characters. They refer to him with such names as "brave Macbeth" and "noble Macbeth." These two quotes alone already stew up mental imagery of a heroic and courageous man. King Duncan goes on to say "It is a peerless kinsman" meaning that he sees Macbeth as a man who as no equals, that everyone...

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