Lamb To The Slaughter Macbeth Betrayal Quotes

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Many people in stories or the real world have had history of betraying others for many reasons. For example, in the story, Macbeth, one of the main characters, Macbeth, decides to betray people in the story all because of his selfishness. On the other hand, in the story, Lamb to the Slaughter, Mary Maloney betrays her husband because of how he treats her making her want revenge on her husband. In addition, in, Scarlet Ibis, Doodle’s brother betrays Doodle due to the fact that that Doodle does not reach his expectations as a brother he wants. Betrayal can be evidently seen in all of the stories in which Macbeth’s greed, Mary’s revenge, and Doodle’s brother’s selfishness led to many deplorable effects because of their betrayal to others. In the story, Macbeth, the main character, Macbeth, gets too engulfed in his greed making him betray the people around him. For example, this quote from the story shows him plotting to kill King Duncan in order to become the King of Scotland. “Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee,” (2.1.33-34). This quote shows that Macbeth’s greed leads to him…show more content…
For example, in Macbeth’s case, him being engulfed in greed leads to him wanting more, but is, unfortunately, slain and killed for trying to do so. On the other hand, Mary only betrays and murders her husband to get revenge on him for trying to leave her which leads to her feeling regret for what she does. Furthermore, Doodle’s brother decides to leave Doodle to die in the rain because he is a disappointment which ultimately leads to Doodle’s brother to feel guilt and sorrow. Overall, because they decided to betray others around them, these three main characters were faced with the effects of their actions on people around them and ultimately
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