During this time, Monarchy still existed and Scotland is in war with Whales.
[tags: Ambition, Shakespeare, Macbeth] - Ambition can be defined as the desire and willingness to strive towards achievement or distinction.
On the contrary, driving ambition is the outright desire to achieve a certain goal, regardless of any possible consequences.
Whilst alone Lady Macbeth decides that Macbeth lacks the masculinity to do what is necessary to acquire power....
[tags: Ambition, Shakespeare, Macbeth] - William Shakespeare, an eminent playwright, wrote a number of inspiring plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.
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 motif of ambition in the play is that being ambitious leaves one blind to certain areas and can drive one insane to reach the intended goal....
[tags: Ambition, Shakespeare, Macbeth] - Power corrupts. Lady Macbeth is one of the perfect examples of the total corruption power and ambition can cause.
In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, driving ambition caused Macbeth and his wife to murder King Duncan because of their desire for power.
In an attempt to retain his power Macbeth also murdered Banquo and Macduff’s family.