Jealousy And Ambition In Macbeth By William Shakespeare

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There are many ways a relationship can self destruct. Common ones are envy, jealousy and sometimes ambition. Ambition sounds great when it comes to school and studying because it pays off to the people that thrive to get the grades necessary to go to a University. The thing about ambition is that it can take over someones life. It slowly drives them insane until it gets to that point where everything they have in your life right now is not good enough for them they keep themselves busy doing things to make it to that future that their striving for. Most people think being driven is good, but they don't get much time to live in the moment but the future. Its likely that being ambitious and driven will get them where they are destined to go but if you look at the bigger picture it gets them where they always want to be at in your life but was it worth it? Are they still close with their…show more content…
In Macbeth the relationship between the witches and Macbeth is basically the foundation of the entire plot. The first time Macbeth encountered the witches was with Banquo. The witches tell them these prophecies making Macbeth see them as honest so he believes them. The witches told him that he would be the Thane of Cawdor making Macbeth a bit confused because he was the Thane of Glamis but not of Cawdor. Soon, Macbeth receives word that he is to be the Thane of Cawdor. He immediately starts to believe in the prophecies and this is where ambition and thirst for power begin. Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth and she convinces him to do wrong things making Macbeth drool over the thought of being powerful. Lady Macbeth says, “Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top full direst cruelty.” Lady Macbeth tells us here that the three witches made her twice as more ambitious than

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