Short Analysis Of Macbeth

Macbeth is a play about the folly of vaulting ambition! Discuss!!!
Macbeth is a play mainly about ambition, there are many other issues in the play such as, manipulation, jealousy, regret, paranoia, bravery and courage. But out of all of these issues I would have to say that ambition is the main issue in the play. All of these other issues are a part of the play and they all come into the play at certain times.
Macbeth had once heard from the witches prophecy that one day he would become king. When Macbeth heard this was going to happen, this made him feel more ambitious and this was what lead to Duncan's murder. After Macbeth became king of Scotland his personality changed he became a ...

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the battle that occurred. When Macbeth was given the title 'thane of cawdor' he felt that he had power over everything which made him more powerful, In act 1 scene 3 when Macbeth said to himself Glamis, and the 'thane of cawdor', the greatest is behind. He said this because he is now the king and by saying the greatest is behind, this meant something like he was going to rule the world.
At the start of the play Duncan and Macbeth win the victory for Scotland. Duncan rewarded Macbeth for the courage Macbeth had for himself throughout the victory. He rewarded Macbeth by giving him the title 'thane of cawdor'. At this stage of the play it wasn't to be known that Macbeth was a traitor.
Macbeth had a lot of courage throughout the play, we know this by many things Macbeth did throughout the play. The first thing that showed he had a lot of courage was how he won the battle for Scotland. As Macbeth was the man who made it all possible he was then presented the title 'thane of ...

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came into the room with Duncan's blood all over his hands, this showed Lady Macbeth that the murder had been committed. It also showed her that Macbeth proved himself to be a real man. Soon after this Macbeth realizes that he has committed a really big crime. Now that Macbeth has murderer Duncan, both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are losing sleep over what happened, they are spending too much time thinking about what is going to happen next. Macbeth murdered Duncan so that what the witches said would come true. Macbeth now wants to kill Banquo so that what the witches said would not come true.
Macbeth is not really scared of the witches, he believes in what they have to say to him, mostly ...

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