Ambition in Macbeth: Theme & Examples

The undeniable power of unbridled ambition and its ramifications are extensively portrayed within William Shakespeare’s tragedy; Macbeth. Within this play, ambition is portrayed as a corrupting and unquenchable force through the main concepts of mental imbalance, supernatural behaviors and betrayal. The consuming desires of Macbeth and their repercussions are vividly enhanced through the use of…

Presence of Evil in Beowulf & Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Pardoner’s Tale”

The antagonistic force of evil has been a common theme in society and literature, it can be manifested into various forms, functions, and interpretations. Evil follows the law of relativity and thus differentiates from each point at view and situation. Although evil is not truly existent, necessarily, classical literature manages to portray evil in supernatural…