Shakespeare believes that ambition, when taken too far leads to our destruction as shown through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Macbeth noticed it was too far to turn back, so he continues his murderous, bloody path. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a heroic soldier who fights for the king without mercy but he has strikes for ambition, his curious nature and his wife’s ambition leads him to the witches who told him the prophecies. After the second prophecy has come true Macbeth has become the thane of Cawdor. He has led to growth of his ambition by his thought “whose horrid image doth unfix my hair and Ames my seated heart knock at my rib again the use of nature?
His statement is no help, because the idea is now in Lady Macbeth’s head she will never let the idea go. She attempts to deride Macbeth by asking, “Art thou afeard / To be the same in thine own act and valor / As thou art in desire?" (I.vii.39-41). Her plan works on Macbeth and the desire and ambition is all brought back to him as he replies, “I dare do all that may become a man" (I.vii.46). Lady Macbeth’s ability to bring the ambition back to Macbeth with greater attempts is a big reason for him killing Duncan.
The Witches words spark the conflict within the play. Words are also used to inspire people to bring an end to Macbeth’s tyrannical reign. King Duncan’s sons Malcom and Donalbain foresee the danger that Macbeth poses on their lives and they flee to England where they train an army to attack Macbeth at Dunsinane. When Macduff receives news that Macbeth has ordered for his family to be killed he is enraged with
Murder of Macduff’s family and Banquo has weigh heavily on lady Macbeth mind and become mentally ill and no doctor can cure her. Macbeth believe and fall for the witches which made him think that no one can harm him. "I bear a charmed life, which must not yield and to one of woman born" (5.8.12-13). As Macbeth and Macduff are fighting each other, Macbeth tells him to leave, for he does not want the blood of another Macduff on his hands. Macduff refuses and charges at Macbeth.
Quotation and speaker. Macbeth: My dearest love, Duncan comes here tonight. (1.6.58) b. Paraphrase and clarification; Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth that Duncan is coming tonight, which gives her the deranged thought of a ruse to kill Duncan so Macbeth will become king. c. Conclusions: In the first
Also, Macbeth’s faith in the three witches is a big reason he decides to do and they are why Lady Macbeth created the idea to kill the King. Macbeth believes that since the witches first prediction of him becoming Thane of Cawdor rang true, perhaps him becoming King of Scotland will as well. Therefore, through an apprehensively cautious tone,
Be that as it may, who was the most eager? Macbeth or his significant other? It is sheltered to that Lady Macbeth had the iron clench hand in the marriage. Ideal from the get-go, she is discovered utilizing all strategies important to inspire Macbeth to murder Duncan with the goal that he can be above all else. Macbeth does not create goal-oriented qualities until the point that Lady Macbeth winds up noticeably included with the Witches' prescience.
When all the thane is grouping up together to fight against Macbeth, in the castle of Macbeth has something painfully happen to Macbeth is Lady Macbeth has passed away. Macbeth said “she should die here after. There would be a time for such a word.”(5.5.19). This proves how miserable Macbeth is that he has to hidden his feeling toward her the war was about to happen soon. This is showing what Macbeth has a payoff of his ambition when Lady Macbeth could not take it no more about her delusion of guilt.
However, he starts to believe that there is no need to take any actions in order to become the ruler; “If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me without my stir.” (I, III) While, Lady Macbeth, when she received the prophecies, she immediately thinks that Macbeth must kill Duncan in order for Macbeth to replace him. “too full o’ the milk of human kindness. To catch the nearest way.” (I, V) Here, she is talking about Macbeth being overly nice to kill the king. Throughout her monologue, Lady Macbeth mentions how she needs to do something wicked to take the king’s place. Later, when Macbeth and
In act I of the play, Macbeth, who is the main protagonist is chosen by the witches to become the king. “Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under 't. He that 's coming Must be provided for: and you shall put This night 's great business into my dispatch;” (Act I. Scene v. Lines 67-69). In this piece of evidence, Lady Macbeth is convincing Macbeth to kill the King.