MACBETH

AMBITION IN MACBETH!

The context=TRAGEDY
The HERO is usually a NOBLE person with one main flaw and Macbeth's was ambition which led to his downfall. AMBITION WAS HIS FATEL FLAW.
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Macbeth has morals and is also ambitious.
Macbeth is reluctant to kill king Duncan which shows he has morals but he is also ambitious. BY killing king Duncan ti shows how strong his ambition is.
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Macbeths greek tragedy is ambition and it motivates hime to do do horrid things.
Ambition drives Macbeth to commit terrible deeds, it changes him from a 'valiant' soldier to a 'dead butcher'
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'look like the innocent flower be the serpent under it'
Lady Macbeth was emasculating Macbeth, she knows Macbeth is ambitious but dent think he is ambitious enough to do something so terrible so she gives him a little push by making him feel that he is not powerful enough
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Lady Macbeth emasculates Macbeth
It is not just ambition that motivates Macbeth it is also the way Lady Macbeth emasculates him to do things he doesn't want to.
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Ambition isn't always a bad thing.
Malcolm and Macduff are ambitious for their country, they want to take Macbeth's power from him not for their selves but for the good of Scotland
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Ambition often "overleaps its self"
It can lead a person to aim too high so they fail and lose everything. This foreshadows Macbeth's own tragic downfall, by the end of the play Macbeth has lost everything and dies an "horrid tyrant"
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Macbeth is reluctant to kill king Duncan which shows he has morals but he is also ambitious. BY killing king Duncan ti shows how strong his ambition is.

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Macbeth has morals and is also ambitious.

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Ambition drives Macbeth to commit terrible deeds, it changes him from a 'valiant' soldier to a 'dead butcher'

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Lady Macbeth was emasculating Macbeth, she knows Macbeth is ambitious but dent think he is ambitious enough to do something so terrible so she gives him a little push by making him feel that he is not powerful enough

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It is not just ambition that motivates Macbeth it is also the way Lady Macbeth emasculates him to do things he doesn't want to.

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