Lady Macbeth Ambition Quotes

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Furthermore, since Macbeth is dominated by desire, he have no free will to control himself, and he would wipeout anything that hinder his ambition by any means. After he is blind by his ambitious thoughts, he begin to commit sinful actions one after another, like a killing machine. While Lady Macbeth said, "He is about it:/ The doors are open; and the surfeited grooms/ Do mock their charge with snores: I have drugg'd their possets,/ That death and nature do contend about them,/ Whether they live or die" (II. ii. 6-11), Macbeth slays king Duncan in his sleep and exits with his bloody dagger. It is clear that Macbeth becomes a person without any feelings and sensitivities like a wandering soul that possess with power. His desire could even guide …show more content…

Macbeth sends two murderers and orders them "[t]o leave no rubs nor botches in the work—/ Fleance, his son, that keeps him company,/ Whose absence is no less material to me/ Than is his father’s, must embrace the fate/ Of that dark hour. Resolve yourselves apart" (III. i. 139-143). Fearing the prophesy of Banquo's descendant position on the throne will come true, Macbeth can not stand any being that would threaten his and his siblings' crown; therefore, he must wipeout anything that hinder his ambitions. Including Macduff and his family, who have clear bloodline with the crown, they have no chance to get away with this. Macbeth is totally craze about massacre, and once again he command killers to murder Macduff's family. It happens right after Macbeth questioning "[b]ut no more sights!--Where are these gentlemen? / Come, bring me where they are" (IV. i. 155-156). Even at the end, he still thinks that he is omnipotence and "none of woman born / shall harm [him]" (IV. i. 96–97). At this point, these list of horrifying behaviors portraits what humans look like when they lose all touches with rational thoughts and morality values because of their insatiable

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