Common Themes In Macbeth

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Themes in Macbeth Macbeth is play about craving power, contemplating your gender, and being defeated by your own ambition. These three themes in Macbeth have one general word in common its, Macbeth. Not only was Macbeth a power-hungry man defeated by his own ambitions, but also got look down upon especially by his wife for his unmanliness. He had one main goal in mind, to be king, and he wouldn’t let anyone or anything get in his way, even if that meant killing everyone in his path. Macbeth’s use of power is portrayed today in the modern world in many ways. President Trump, has put a travel ban on country’s in the middle east that could be harmful towards to the U.S.A. The department of Homeland Security spoke up and said that “A country of citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indicator of potential terrorist activity.” Despite The…show more content…
Ambition basically means a strong desire to achieve something. Mike Coney is a person defined by ambition by everyone in his family. When he was a young boy he would wake up early and work on his dad’s farm. He was always at the very top of his class in ranks, and he was a U.S army leader. He is also the chief executive director of Unitrends, a data protection company. His father was his role model throughout his whole life he thought him how to be a leader and how to be persistent. “It’s not just about working hard or not working hard,” said John Kammeyer-Mueller, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. “It’s about achieving things and the status that goes with reaching those goals.” Ambition is something Coney lives by that has given him a drive for success. A comparison to this would be in Macbeth, Macbeth is determined to be king no matter what it takes. He is willing to kill anyone, men, women and children to fulfill that dream to make it a reality. Macbeth portrays persistent ambition as abnormal and
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