Theme Of Power And Corruption In Macbeth

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The strongest trees are rooted in the darkest places of earth, ambition will be his cloak, her shield is her power, and causing corruption will make them smile. In the opening act of Shakespeare's Macbeth, Macbeth is a heroic and brave soldier who has just came back from war, although towards the end Macbeth’s ambition is soon revealed as a tragic flaw. Equivalent, to Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is a unmerciful and manipulative woman who seems to be the most powerful character in this play. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth put together could not compete with the three witches who cause all corruption and give out half truth prophecies. After analyzing the main characters in Shakespeare's Macbeth the fatal flaw that lies within Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and the Three Witches is ambition, power, and corruption. Ambition an be a good thing, although too much can result in weighty effects and it does for…show more content…
The tragic hero Macbeth who has committed numerous act of betrayal finally reached the end in time which was led by hif fatal flaw, ambition. Self Same to her husband Lady Macbeth too did meet her end of time by committing suicide, inflicted by her paranoia from the killing of King Duncan. Unaffected, unharmed but yet still a cruel set of sisters, the three witch can be seen as still living and continuing to cause more corruption. Occurring in Scotland, Shakespeare's Macbeth voices a bloody rise to power and a tragic downfall of the warrior Macbeth , who is told in the beginning that he will be the new king although the only way that was happen is if he were motivated enough to do one thing kill king duncan, and he was motivated by two things, Lady Macbeth and mainly his ambition although with the help of the three witches or should we say the “weird sisters” they helped the Macbeths go from sunrise to sunset all in a few
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