The Role Of Ambition And Greed In Macbeth

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By studying Macbeth I have learned that ambition and greed can lead to one's downfall. Macbeth goes out of his way and works extremely hard to kill Duncan and obtain the throne from him. Throughout the play, Macbeth keeps his ambition constant by having Banquo and Fleance killed as they starts suspecting Macbeth killed Duncan. (III.2.p.39). "There's comfort yet; they are assailable; there shall be done A deed of dreadful note" In this quote Macbeth is talking to Lady Macbeth in-explicitly telling her Banquo and Fleance will have to be killed and a wrong deed will be committed. With an ambition such as Macbeth's, a person can go to certain extents to complete the task they have set out for. Macbeth's ambition is one of the reasons of what leads

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