In this play Macbeth portrays a man in position doing the usual, searching for more power. Macbeth is a young prosperous, ambitious man that is out to fulfill a prophecy. Maybe he is a little too ambitious. At first he wasn’t the murderous type. His wife Lady Macbeth was pretty much behind the whole thing. She convinced him that he should kill King Duncan so he could claim the throne. It might be his character but it doesn’t truly come out till he has Banquo killed. It appears that he doesn’t really care what happens to his friends.
He first kills King Duncan and then to cover up his crime he must lower himself even more to kill his close friend Banquo. It makes no sense how someone could possibly kill someone close to them just because they might threaten your position and power in the world.
One question that comes to mind is that if Lady Macbeth hadn’t been there would Macbeth have committed the murders. She had a lot of influence in this man. For someone to murder somebody because they were told to would be blind obedience and they are still responsible no matter what. All the killing must get to Macbeth in some way or another. Macbeth seems like a good person but he
Macbeth who started out to be a man of honor and integrity was destroyed and corrupted by his major flaw ambition and influenced deeply by his wife Lady Macbeth. Instead of being driven on conviction he was driven by power, wealth, and the influence of evil people around him. To do so we must not do worldly things such as drinking. It says, 8220;In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper. It can make you sick, like a headache, stomachache, or it can make you have to throw up. The last verse that will be used in this comparison will be Proverbs 23:32. First of all it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. is driven by power and wealth pretty much like most people in the world now days. It is our choice whether or not we want to drink but we must look at the long-term consequences. In this can be seen the downward cycle of his life into destruction due to his lack of character. The verses that will be compared with this passage will be found in Proverbs. The next passage I chose is Proverbs 23:35, it says 8220;they hit me,8217; you will say, but I8217;m not hurt! They beat me, but I don8217;t feel it! When will I wake up so I can find another drink8217;8221; When someone drinks they loose any real common sense they have. Third it persuades him and disheartens him. The first one is Proverbs 23:29-30 and it says, 8220;Who hath woe Who hath sorrow Who hath contentions Who hath babbling Who hath wounds without cause Who hath redness of eyes8221; Both passages tell you what the effects of liquor are and caution you of it.