Causes Of Macbeth's Downfall

analytical Essay
1473 words
1473 words

Macbeth’s Downfall William Shakespeare, an English poet, is regarded as the most influential writer in history. His play Macbeth, exhibits the occurrence of evil as Macbeth evolves from a worthy kinsman of Duncan to a cold-hearted traitor to his acquaintances. Initially, Macbeth is respected a leader who displays loyalty towards his friends and wife. As time progresses, Macbeth evolves into a traitor who is influenced by the witches’ and Lady Macbeth to become king. They encourage Macbeth to achieve his goal as king, even it means killing anyone in his way. As the play continues, Macbeth is challenged morally, as he discovers his inner evil after killing Duncan. After Duncan’s passing, Macbeth feels a strong sense of guilt, but his ambitious …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how shakespeare's play, macbeth, exhibits the occurrence of evil as a traitor who is influenced by the witches and lady.
  • Analyzes macbeth's desire for ambition as he destroys his relationship with duncan, who is the king of scotland.
  • Analyzes how the play macbeth and the essay "nature of evil" demonstrate the impact of death.
  • Analyzes how the essay, "nature of evil in macbeth," corresponds with the play "mcbeth" by conveying the effects that ambition plays on his inner-conscience.
  • Analyzes how macbeth's strong desire for throne has impacted his closest acquaintances within society. after the killing of duncan, the country is disrupted, as people are mortified that there is a killer on the loose.
  • Analyzes how macduff describes the impact that macbeth will have upon the scotland. he is focused on ambition and power rather than the people living in his discombobulated country.

Islam states, “Macbeth’s exceeding ambition, which represents the evil, is so overwhelming that in the struggle with it his moral consciousness and better feelings get defeated and leave him utterly wretched. His passion for power and his instinct of self-assertion are so vehement that no inward or outward misery could persuade him to relinquish the fruits of crime, or to advance from remorse to repentance” (Islam 1). Without sticking to his morals, Macbeth convinces himself to kill Duncan and he faces the truth that the only reason he has killed him is because of his own ambition. According to Islam, he states that Macbeth will never be able to achieve full happiness because of his determination to achieve power over sticking to his morals. This goal that Macbeth desires to achieve has brought him farther away from pure happiness and closer to remorse. He has not only killed his friend of admiration, but the killing of Duncan has triggered his inner evil to arise. Ultimately, both Macbeth and Md. Saiful Islam’s ideas coincide, as his vile ambition has left him to face nothing but his own inner …show more content…

He is not only describing the sorrow and darkness that Macbeth will cause, but the disruption of contentment within Scotland. Instead of promoting peace, Macbeth will be focused on himself, striving for ambition and power. In addition, Macbeth is in conflict with Macduff, and he is focused on power rather then the people living in his discombobulated country. Ultimately, Macbeth’s desire for ambition has lead him to be oblivious towards the conflicts surrounding himself. He has created his own downfall, where his temptations have overpowered his moral

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