When Macbeth writes a letter to his wife informing her that he was predicted to be titled Thane of Cawdor and then it happened, she instantly has ambition for a higher status. She reads that the witches had saluted him as "future king" and decides that her and her husband must take action for him to receive the crown. Her only worry at this point is that Macbeth does not have it in him to commit murder. Because of her ambition, she decides to talk him into it. She …show more content…
It's just a natural part of life. However, the act of murder to another human by another human is not. The morning after Duncan was killed, the old man and Ross discuss natures behavior that morning. Ross tells him "The clock says it’s daytime, but dark night is strangling the sun. Is it because night is so strong, or because day is so weak, that darkness covers the earth when it’s supposed to be light?" The entire balance of nature has been thrown off. The sun never comes, an owl has eaten a hawk, and Duncan's beloved horses have gotten away.
The biggest lesson that Macbeth learned before his death was that things are not always what they seem. He believed power and control would unlock infinite happiness, but instead it was the opposite. He and his wife seemed to have everything they ever wanted, but they were tortuered by their own thoughts and eventually were ripped apart. Macbeth went mad and she became delirious and suicidal. In the end, he was despised by many that celebrated his death.
There are many themes in Macbeth. Many are reoccuring throughout the play, strengthening its overall message. There are lessons to be learned from it, even to this