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Q 16" Explain the meaning of " As Ambititious as Lady MacBeth ??

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Asked by SriniVenkat, 20 Dec '10 12:18 pm
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Manipulative, greedy n strong - it is also said abt her that she was a masculine soul inhabiting a female body....
Answered by beena john, 20 Dec '10 12:39 pm

 
  
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In Shakespeare's time the only way for women to gain power was through their husbands. Lady MacBeth asks the spirits to make her evil and then she proceeds on to convince MacBeth to kill Duncan. If MacBeth becomes king then Lady MacBeth will become the queen. The opportunity presented itself and Lady MacBeth wanted her husband to act on it. She may be more greedy than ambitious however, because she wanted the fame without having to do it herself. Ambition has more to do with action while greed has more to do with desire.
Answered by iqbal ahmed, 20 Dec '10 03:58 pm

 
  
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Undue desire for something which calls for using unfair means.
Answered by rajneesh Rediff, 20 Dec '10 12:22 pm

 
  
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Throughout the play the character of Lady Macbeth is consistently displayed as the most evil character in the play through her ambition, cruelty, and manipulation.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 20 Dec '10 12:21 pm

 
  
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Hunger for kingly power
Answered by AMRUTHA, 20 Dec '10 12:21 pm

 
  
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That is an ambition that breaks all bounds is not desirable.
Answered by Om Shrivastava, 20 Dec '10 12:20 pm

 
  
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Very ambitious, as shown by her immediate determination for Macbeth to be king.
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 20 Dec '10 12:20 pm

 
  
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