Abuse Of Power In Shakespeare's Macbeth Relevant Today

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This really important quote in the play, Macbeth believes that if he murdered Banquo and Fleance it will prevent Banquo's sons from becoming king. Macbeth’s greed for power and retaining his power is the reason for his downfall. Macbeth is unable to control the power of being king. Macbeth also abuses his authority, and causes his people to lose respect for him. It is relevant today because we see this today with country that has dictators. Just like Macbeth, Hitler is also another example; Hitler used his power to slaughter Millions of innocents. He betrayed his people when he abused his power of dictatorship. Which drove a country into the ground.

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