What is the goal in Macbeth?

What is the goal in Macbeth?

Macbeth- the goal is to be king – Macbeth murders kind Duncan, the Chamberlains and orders others to murder Banquo and Macduff’s family. All of his deadly and unacceptable actions led to his downfall as a king and as a person.

What are Malcolm’s goals in Macbeth?

His function in the text is to represent order – fixed, unyielding order – in contrast to the chaotic nightmare that Scotland has become under Macbeth. Malcolm is like his father, whose job it was to punish wrongdoing, reward good acts and keep things going on an even keel.

What is Macbeth’s goal in Act 3?

Macbeth wants to kill Banquo because he resents Banquo’s honor and because the prophecy makes Banquo a threat. Also, Macbeth’s guilt at murdering Duncan makes him want that murder to be “worthwhile.” Macbeth’s guilt about one crime pushes him to commit another.

How was ambition used in Macbeth?

Macbeth has been thinking about whether or not he should murder Duncan. He reaches the conclusion that the only thing that is motivating him (his ‘spur’) is ambition which he compares to a horse leaping over an obstacle (‘vaulting ambition’).

Who was ambitious in Macbeth?

Lady Macbeth
Lady Macbeth is as ambitious as her husband, encouraging him to commit murder to achieve their goals. Both Macbeths fail to see how their ambition makes them cross moral lines and will lead to their downfall. Once Macbeth kills Duncan, his ambition to hold on to his title as king becomes intertwined with his paranoia.

What is Malcolm’s best accomplishment in Macbeth?

He is not a leader and flees in fear after the death of his father. After he matures, Malcolm is able to built an army and regain the throne to create peace and order in Scotland.

What happened Act 4 Macbeth?

Act 4 concerns Macbeth’s growing fears about Macduff’s loyalty, which are increased by the witches’ prophecies and Macduff’s decision to go to England. Ultimately, Macbeth secures his own downfall by murdering Macduff’s family, as Macduff is now desperate for revenge.