Revenge Of The Sith Analysis

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Having the desire to achieve a goal is common within all, but how one achieve’s it is what differentiates the goal’s outcome . When reading Macbeth by Shakespeare and watching Revenge of the Sith written by George Lucas, the theme that was greatly noticed was that one’s focus on a singular crucial desire can unwittingly lead to many excruciating betrayals shown within friendship, love and oneself.

Firstly, a way crucial desire leads to excruciating betrayals is shown by friendship in Macbeth and Revenge of the Sith. A way this is shown is by Banquo and Macbeth in Macbeth, as well as Anakin and Obi-wan Kenobi in Revenge of the Sith. In Macbeth, Macbeth notices Banquo, who is his partner, is now a threat to Macbeth becoming King and needs this threat out of the way. He notices that Banquo is a threat when the Third Witch stated to Banquo “Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none: So all hail, Macbeth and Banquo!” (I.ii.67-68). Through the Third Witch stating that fact to Banquo and Macbeth, Macbeth does not want anyone in his way of becoming and staying king. Therefore, by this ambition of staying king, Macbeth hires murderers to execute Banquo who was his partner in battle. In comparison, in Revenge of the Sith, Anakin realized that Obi-Wan Kenobi is now a threat because he did not support Anakin’s new power. When Padme brought Obi-Wan Kenobi to talk to Anakin about his new power, Anakin asked if Obi-Wan Kenobi was with Anakin on his side. Anakin wondered why Obi-Wan Kenobi was against him and Obi-Wan Kenobi said “Your anger and your lust for power have already done that”(Star Wars). Therefore, since Anakin was so devoted to gaining his power, it turned even his best friend against him because of the
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Having a desire is common within all but achieve it in a way it will benefit all and oneself in the ultimate

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