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Corruption: The Macbeth Story Essay

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Corruption: The Macbeth StoryWhen people come into a postion of power where the definition of control becomes a new definition according to their point of view, they unleash a feeling in their minds that what ever decision they make that directly conflicts the lives of other people, they don't feel responsible. That's when npower corrupts the minds of people. People in power feel that they can do anything when their in power for a long period of time.Corruption is something that is motivated by greed and deception. It's a very sinister personality that controls and destroys people's live and makes them the kind of person other people don't want to associate with. When a person is in power, some situations occur when they can acquire anything, lying, bribing, coning, or stealing. With these in mind anybody in power could become a powerful foe.The reason why corruption has become a problem is because it's fair to become greedy for more. ...view middle of the document...

As play carries on the corruption becomes greater with the killing of Banquo. Banquo who was a friend of Macbeth is betrayed when Macbeth, the new king, orders him to be killed only because Banquo has a son named Fleance that Macbeth stupidly believes will take the throne away from him,'To make them kings, the seeds of Banquo kings!' This of course get the people suspicious, but now it's to late, Macbeth had gone crazy as well as Lady Macbeth. Of course then when your in power sometimes you think nothing will happen that will hurt you in any way, that your safe in the confinment of your office or room. Of course this never works and theres always some terrible thing bound to happen to you. And that's exactly what happens to Macbeth.All of this killing could've been avoided if Lady Macbeth hand't pushed Macbeth into killing Duncan in the first place, I beleive it was all her fault, being Thane of Cowdor just wasen't good enough she had to be the most powerful person in Scotland under the king, Macbeth. She was greedy for more.What happens in the end was the death of Macbeth. He was brutally killed by Macduf, the commander in chief of the english army set out to retake Scotland. He was motivated by the killings of his family, in which Macbeth had killed.What I write here is the many problems with corruption and what hasen't been done to aviod it. Macbeth was an example of many problems that go on in the world today. There's always that deception you makes you believe everything is alright but that's never trueWhen people come into a postion of power where the definition of control becomes a new definition according to their point of view, they unleash a felling in their minds that what ever decision they make that directly conflicts the lives of other people, they don't feel responsible. That's when power corrupts the minds of people. People in power feel that they can do anything when their in power for a long period of time.Macbeth is a classic tale of greed and the corrupting influence of power.

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