Theme Of Ambition In Macbeth

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Love is a special emotion that is inherited by everyone. However, as expressed by the writers of Macbeth, Wuthering Heights, and My Last Duchess, love can expressly get destructive. Sometimes, there appears to be no balance of power between the relationships of men and women. Ambition plays an extensive factor in the disruption of love. Macbeth had to overcome several obstacles as a result of his ambition. He even described his own ambition as “black and deep desires,” mainly due to his high expectations of being crowned king (Macbeth 1.4.58). In order to fulfill his prophecy, depicted by the witches, he destined to betray his family and relatives, and remove every obstacle in his path. In a relationship, people should be trustworthy and respect the opinions of others, unlike Macbeth. Macbeth did not care about the feelings of King Duncan or Banquo; he had faith in no one, not even himself. Things were amiss here, even Lady Macbeth began to question her husband’s capabilities of being a man, “Thou wouldst be great, /Art not without ambition” (Macbeth 1.5.18-19). William Shakespeare helped his readers explore the theme of ambition through the characterization of his version of the play, ‘Macbeth’. Shakespeare would only benefit from men acting out the roles of the characters, including the females. Seeking revenge is also not a sign of a good relationship. Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights was all about revenge after his encounters with the Earnshaws and the Lintons. First,

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