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    is built on the ambitions and actions of the previous generations. Ambition is a component of human nature and survival instinct. However, ambition can be dangerous, as it has led to the downfall of many leaders in the past. One of the most well known example is Napoleon Bonaparte, after his attempt to invade Russia. Similarly, Macbeth's "vaulting ambition" causes a series of events to occur, which results in his own demise. In Shakespeare's Macbeth, ultimately Macbeth's ambition, fuels his paranoia

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    The Downside of Ambition By: Amreen In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is portrayed as a loyal and brave kinsman who has just won the war for Scotland, but he soon becomes a greedy and rash king by murder and intimidation. Macbeth is to blame for his own downfall because he believes the witches prophecies, he murdered King Duncan to prove he is a man to his wife, and he murders indiscriminately. Macbeth Is to blame for his own demise because he chooses to believe

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    plot of Macbeth is set in motion ostensibly by the prophecy of the three witches. The prophecy fans the flames of ambition within Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, serving as the primary impetus for the couple to plot the death of Duncan--and subsequently Banquo. Ambition: Ambition plays a key factor in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s decision to kill Duncan. Macbeth possesses enough self-awareness to realize the dangers of overzealous ambition. Betrayal: Betrayal is the most obvious theme in Macbeth. Macbeth

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    Ambition can be a good thing for success if used in the right way. In Macbeth, Macbeth’s and Lady Macbeth’s ambition caused the death of Duncan, Banquo, and many others to allow Macbeth to keep the crown. In the end, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth suffered downfalls that led to their death. Malcolm, Duncan’s son, was then crowned King of Scotland. The overall thematic concept that we used for our poster is ambition. The movie poster and its symbols reflect the audience’s emotions that they will have throughout

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    The Downside of Ambition Explored in Macbeth

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    Macbeth is a play written by Shakespeare that is set in eleventh century Scotland. It details the life of the Macbeth, a brave and noble man who is described as ‘Bellona’s bridegroom’ (1.3.54), specifically the events after he meets three supernatural creatures who tell him about his fate. The reader should see Macbeth as a great man whose ambition for security leads to his downfall. Ambitions and manipulation from his wife cause him to commit Duncan’s murder, but this particular murder does not

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    Just like any of us, Macbeth’s ambition caused him to be easily influenced. Based on the text, the witches say to Macbeth and Banquo, “All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis!” “All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee Thane of Cawdor!” “All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, that shalt be king hereafter!” After the witches speak his prophecy, Macbeth with great interest and desire then asks to here more about what the witches have to say. Soon after Macbeth was given the name Thane of Cawdor, he believed

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    Ambition A word described as: “a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work” is very well known as ambition. Ambition is seen a lot in The Tragedy of Macbeth however, in this case, Macbeth uses ambition and causes a negative effect. Macbeth thought he worked his way up when the whole time he was digging his own grave due to his evil ambitions. He went from a noble general to a corrupt power-seeker who is responsible for countless murderers. The main

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    When you think of ambition , you think about the passion to want something and you think about all the things that can help you reach the goal of your ambition. Ambition is a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically needing determination and hard work. Throughout many scenes and lines during the poem you see people who have ambition and also see the bad things that ambition can make you do. It is shown by many people who all wanted something that they couldn’t just have. This essay

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    explains how Macbeth rises to the throne as quickly as he does. Macbeth makes quick work of becoming king because he dreams it and has strong ambitions about it. He sets his mind to it, and does it with Lady Macbeth 's support pushing him. However, sometimes harmless ambitions set in motion a path of negative and harmful actions required to achieve them. Macbeth 's hasty rise to the throne is due to obtaining the knowledge of the future and possessing an overpowering amount of ambition (Shakespeare)

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    with pride and ambition, while enjoying the act of flight, flew too high and the heat liquified the wax adhering the wings together. Icarus then plummeted into the Aegean Sea and drowned. (Shmoop editors) As seen in the myth of Icarus, his pride and youthful ambition coerced him to desire more, he was aware of the consequences previously indicated by his father yet he still opted for more. Just like any other circumstance, an excess of ambition can be a detrimental trait. Ambition is a common thread

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