Is Macbeth a moral play? Is justice served at the end of the play? Defend your answer.
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Macbeth is most certainly a moral play, as it teaches the audience the dangers of unchecked ambition and its disastrous results. Macbeth's end was certainly justified.... he killed a king to serve his own ambitions.... throwing away his honor in the process. His desire to attain power trumped his loyalty, and thus, cast away his honor and nobility. Ambition serves to unnerve him, his guilt leads him on a neverending spree of murder. Macbeth's death was foretold, an apt ending for the man who believed so deeply in the witches prophecy that he was encouraged to help it along.