His eventual downfall and destruction was a product of his blind ambition.
The regal ambitions of Macbeth began a tragic downward spiral from which the tragic hero could never recover.
He first appeared in public as a poet in 1593 with his Venus and Adonis and the following year with The Rape of Lucrece.
He became joint proprietor of The Globe and also had an interest in the Blackfriars Theatre.
In 1582 , 40 was a considerable sum of money and one cannot believe that the simple fact of Anne’s being three months pregnant would warrant it.
No marriage of an Anne Whatelely has ever been traced, neither has the marriage of Anne Hathway, but lack of record does not mean that it did not happen.
Macbeth and his companion Banquo happen upon a trio of weird 'women' who promise them power. He begins to dream of the title of Prince of Cumberland and of succession to the throne of Scotland. Duncan names his son Malcolm heir to the throne and instead rewards Macbeth with "only" the Thane ship of Cawdor. Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires; The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be Which the eye fears when it is done to see (Shakespeare, I.v.48-53) Macbeth wants to kill Duncan, but is reluctant to act upon his ambition at this point, as he still feels loyalty to his king and friend as "his kinsman and his subject (13)." Macbeth, under the urgings of his wife, murders Duncan in the dead of night; pr ...
England’s greatest poet and playwright was born at Stratford-upon-Avon, the son of a tradesman and Alderman of Stratford, John Shakespeare in 1564.
However, when tempted by their desires, people destroy themselves.
People inspired by ambition can accomplish great things.