Self Confidence And Ambition In Macbeth

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In the play, Macbeth is fighting for the king. On his way back from the battlefield he and his companion, Banquo, encounter three witches with a prophecy. The prophecy tells that Macbeth will be thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor, and king. Macbeth and his wife are having the king king and other people over and while everyone is asleep Macbeth kills the king as he and his wife discussed and blamed it on servants. After Macbeth becomes the king, he does everything in his power to ensure that he stays king, including murdering Banquo and killing Macduff’s family. At the end of the play Macbeth’s self-confidence and ambition leads to him being killed by Macduff. Macbeth is different from Puck in many ways. For one Macbeth is very ambitious and fearless. He isn’t afraid of much but he was to eager to become king. “The deed is done” is what he told his wife after he murdered the king. He solves many of his troubles and conflicts with violence and mostly murder instead of waiting for fate two just happen. On the other hand Puck is very loyal but also mischievous. He serves Oberon and does everything Oberon asks him to do no matter what. “I’ll put griddle around the earth in forty minutes” Puck tells Oberon when Oberon tells him to get a flower really far away. This means Puck is willing to go around the world to get a flower for his master because he is loyal to him. A fairy accuses Puck of all of the pranks he’s pulled. The fairy says he is the one “That frights the maidens of the
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