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What values do you think motivate Macbeth?

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chris-amburgey | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 2, 2013 at 1:33 PM via iOS

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What values do you think motivate Macbeth?

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paduncan | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted April 5, 2013 at 12:12 AM (Answer #1)

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Macbeth is motivated first by the need to please his wife as she persuaded him to kill King Duncan by telling him that she loved him enough to kill the baby she desired so much while she was nursing and asking if he loved her enough to kill the King. He is then motivated to continue killing by his quest for power and  the need to continue to hide his deeds.

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