How Does Hitler Get Power In Macbeth

Topics: Macbeth, Duncan I of Scotland, KILL, King Duncan, Three Witches, World War II / Pages: 3 (686 words) / Published: Jan 19th, 2016
Throughout history, we have seen how power can change people. Hitler took millions of innocent lives because he wanted power. Tyrants destroyed their own family to gain power. The Mongols destroyed anyone or anything that came in their path from taking their power away. Siblings poisoned each other to become king if their father dies. What's common about our history is that when people have power, their morality had to be broken. That's how they have controlled people and have had enemies fear them. A person can't gain, and hold on to their power while adhering to values and a moral code. In Macbeth, Macbeth was a valiant thane who defended his country proudly. He followed everything that King Duncan instructed him to do. When the possibility of becoming a …show more content…
His mind started changing. He started having thoughts about “murdering Duncan” to gain power (Macbeth 23). In the Tragedy of Macbeth, he kills Duncan and hires murderers to kill Banquo to become king. He tries to blame the death of Duncan on his children so they can’t become king. He does all of this for power. To gain this power he didn't adhere to a moral code. If Macbeth stayed virtuous, he would've never thought about attempting these horrible deeds. In Night, Wiesel remembers when his father tried talking to the gypsy. The gypsy dealt his father with “such a clout he fell to the ground” (Elie 37). The gypsy knows that in order to survive, cruelty is essential. Fear of starvation is what caused the gypsy to take that kind of action. He didn't adhere to a moral code when he had power. Also, in The Prince, Machiavelli states that it is

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