Theme Of Ambition In Macbeth

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According to Heath Ledger, “Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity, all it takes is a little push.”. When we were kids, we were taught to follow the path of good to gain power, but what will happen if you become tempted and start down the path of evil? The answer is simple, you will be driven into madness. If you let power get to your head, it will eventually drive you mad. Google defines madness as the state of being mentally ill, or extremely foolish behavior. Madness leads us to do crazy things that normally wouldn’t happen if we were in a sane state of mind. When humans become obsessed with power and control, it leads them into a state of isolation and madness.
Can too much ambition lead someone down the path of madness? Is ambition actually a bad thing? “{B}eing ambitious is focus{ing} on the future {and} on what you want to achieve. It implies that something’s wrong with what’s {happening} right now {and that’s bad}.” (Calvin Correli). Being ambitious is ultimately good, but when it is used for evil doing, than it becomes a big problem. William Shakespeare 's character Macbeth in the book, Macbeth, had this problem happen to him. Macbeth was so ambitious to gain power and become the king that he did anything and everything he could to gain that power. Macbeth was so ambitious for power that he became mad trying to figure out if murder was the right way to go,
“If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well / It were done quickly: if the

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