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damon1995 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 6, 2012 at 3:29 PM via web

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in the book macbeth where is macbeth showing greed?

where does macbeth show greed in the book mcbeth?

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anveshanushka | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted February 6, 2012 at 4:21 PM (Answer #1)

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Macbeth :I hear it by the way; but I will send:
There's not a one of them but in his house
I keep a servant fee'd. I will to-morrow,
And betimes I will, to the weird sisters:
More shall they speak; for now I am bent to know,
By the worst means, the worst. For mine own good,
All causes shall give way: I am in blood
Stepp'd in so far that, should I wade no more,
Returning were as tedious as go o'er:
Strange things I have in head, that will to hand;
Which must be acted ere they may be scann'd.

here we see tht to know his future he even decide to meet those three grotesque creatures....the person who was once "too full o' human kindeness"..is now "bent to know,
By the worst means, the worst".

the greed of gaining the power leads him to his own doom..

he kills duncan & bancquo

after hearing the apparitions he in a fit of rage also kills Macduff's family

thus the three sinister manevolent creatures cocoon Macbeth into a false security...which ultimately give way to his overgrowing greeed to gain all the powers and further to his downfall.....!!

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