It has been stated that, “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority; still more when you add the tendency of the certainty of corruption by authority.”
Based on what you have learned from Macbeth, does power corrupt?
First step, develop your opinion! (When a character is given power or the opportunity for power, does it corrupt their moral code?Always? Sometimes? Never?)
Second step, choose one or more characters from Macbeth and discuss whether power always corrupts, sometimes corrupts, or never corrupts. Provide cited lines and evidence from the play to support your position.