Macbeth's Willingness To Do Something Analysis

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In “Macbeth”, Shakespeare demonstrates how Macbeth’s willingness to do everything and anything to fulfill his desires ruins his life. You can tell a lot about a person when they start to succeed. You start to realize their true colors, the real person underneath everything, their real personality, not their made up personality. You get to know the real person. There are people that would do good with power, because they WANT to do good, they don’t want more power just to have it or just because they get more money. They want to help improve society, whether it be the education system or an entire city, or even country. But what is power? Everyone has this idea that power is a good a thing, but it can become a vulnerability, something that consumes you completely that you start to believe that nothing is ever enough, because you’ve reached this high and you start to expect everything has to be at that exact level or else its not “worthy”.

In Macbeth’s case, he never had any faith in himself; he had
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Macbeth was very credulous so his moral equilibrium became disturbed by thoughts that were never there, that’s why he was so hesitant on whether or not he should kill Duncan. Yet, the only reason he did, was because Duncan woke up, and an attempted murder on the king was seen as treason, and that was punished by death. So at that point, it was either he kills Duncan, or he will have his own execution. Most of the time, the individuals that have the chance to obtain more power, don’t necessarily need it, nor want it. But can come to be influenced into believing they should take that chance. Nobody stops to think that once you have a lot of power, you also have a lot of responsibilities that some people just aren’t fit to

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