Examples Of Perseverance In Macbeth

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Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary has defined ambition as “a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous. Perseverance as “the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult”. And confidence as “a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something”. All people have different dreams or goals and use these key actions to get where they want to go. In some cases such as Macbeth, these qualities can be very negative and affect others in their daily life. Sometimes because of these qualities people's mind get distracted and they block out what is right from wrong. During Macbeth and our everyday life it is true to say “Ambition, confidence, and perseverance can be paths to greatness or ultimate destruction”.…show more content…
Throughout the play he grows wicked because perseverance and ambition have blindsided Macbeth’s way of thought. Honestly Macbeth just wanted to be some kind of authority or higher in power. He was so driven and determined he thought he was basically forced to kill his own friend to get his spot in life, Thane of Cawdor. You could tell when Macbeth was talking to his wife, he became hesitant. This shows Macbeth does have a heart, feelings, and a conscience, but his wife egged him on to “be a man” and those devious traits took over once
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