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Essay heading: Ambition (in general)
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Issue: Shakespeare
Written by: Luka
Date added: July 1, 2009
No of pages / words: 2 / 511
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Persistence can make everything possible, for persistence is an excellent demonstration of ambition. If one wants something to happen, one must, as a singer one put it, ‘pick themselves up and try again.’ Nothing will ever be just handed to anyone, except the odd exception. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth we can see how ambition can lead to devastating effect if our destination is reached by cheating...
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In general, concentrating on a false goal seems to cause far too much collateral damage to relationships and to self esteem. This is not to say that Macbeth’s ambition –to become king- was false. However he should have won this honor truthfully. Instead of earning the right respectfully, he stole it...
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