In the duration of Acts 1 and 2, Macbeth, under the influence of Lady Macbeth and his own ambition, has changed from being a rational, level-headed man to one of questionable integrity.
With Macbeth’s coronation, not only does his inner turmoil affect his mentality, but also his behaviour and senses.
- In the play of “Macbeth”, Shakespeare gradually and effectively deepens our understanding of the themes and most importantly the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
The main theme of Macbeth is ambition, and how it compels the main characters to pursue it.
She starts out confident, sure of her ambition and how to gain it.
She believed that by becoming a man, becoming what she thought was a creature who would stop at nothing to attain power and it's privileges, she could gain what she needed without being impeded by emotions such as remorse, or pity.
The antagonists of the play are the three witches, who symbolise the theme appearance and reality.
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relation is an irony throughout the play, as most of their relation is based on greed and power.
This tragedy narrates the tale of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s quest to grasp ultimate power by ignoring their morals and succumbing to their dark desires, which ultimately leads to their downfall....
[tags: Ambition, Shakespeare, Macbeth] - Macbeth is one of William Shakespeare’s most powerful and emotionally intense plays.