HW6 - Drama 201 FAN WU 0933673 Macbeth The Risk of...

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Drama 201 FAN WU 0933673 Macbeth: The Risk of Unchecked Ambition Macbeth written by William Shakespeare is composed of a story of a degenerated tragic hero. What Shakespeare attempts to convey through Macbeth is an ideal image of the nature of man, corruption of ambition regardless of social status. Shakespeare attempts to strengthen his presentation through the ideal presentation of the character of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth a couple within certain regards of royalty within their personality at least at the beginning. The plot overall is about Macbeth and the prophecies of the three Witches which on other hand reveals that anyone has ambition regardless of how “loyal” they may seem, those given the chance will attempt it regardless of going against their consciousness according to Act I Scene V Macbeth’s soliloquy. Unchecked ambition can become deadly as depicted in Macbeth Duncan paid his price. According to David Ball’s definition of theatricality are things that will elicit strong
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course DRAMA 201C taught by Professor Rhondaguthu during the Spring '11 term at Washington University in St. Louis.

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HW6 - Drama 201 FAN WU 0933673 Macbeth The Risk of...

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