The Saddest Person In Macbeth

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The play “Macbeth” is about an ambitious man, who becomes full of guilt from his actions. The famous play is written by Shakespeare, an author from Stratford-upon-Avon who did not start writing until he was 28.
In “Macbeth” there is a sad person, a sadder person and the saddest person. The sad person is Macbeth, the sadder person being Lady Macbeth and the saddest person is Macduff because of the loss of his family. Throughout the play there is suffering both mental and physical but the person who suffers most is Lady Macbeth due to her guilt. This play is a tragedy of a nobleman Macbeth, whose fatal flaw is his ambition.

There are many sad people in the play “Macbeth”, but the saddest person is Macduff. The tragedy is Macbeth’s but he is only sad from his own deeds, Lady Macbeth is sadder because she gives Macbeth more ambition to kill King Duncan but she becomes so guilty that she goes psychologically …show more content…

Out, I say!—One, two. Why, then,
’tis time to do ’t. Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?—Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.”
The connections between Lady Macbeth and modern society is the ambition she shows. A lesson from the play that can be learned by women in modern society is that is good to have ambition but it does not always get you where you need to be.

There are only a few people in the play who have fatal flaws but the person whose tragedy it is, is Macbeth’s. Macbeth’s fatal flaw throughout the play is his ambition, because although it helps him to gain power, it was gained through a tragic deed. He had the ambition from the witches telling him he would be king which is evident in Act 1, Scene 3, Line 49 – 51.
“All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Glamis!” – First Witch
“All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Cawdor!” – Second Witch
“All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!” – Third

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