She abandons Jake and leaves him devastated, and he ends up drinking non-stop throughout the book as he sees her do the same thing she did to him, to all his friends. This was the fall of the character, Jake, as he was left heartbroken. This can compare to when Macbeth was overthrown and killed by Macduff. He had tried to kill Macduff, because according to the witches, they had told Macbeth to beware of Macduff. Macbeth had thought that he was invincible after hearing the new prophecies, and was confident he could kill Macduff, since any person born by a woman couldn't kill him. However, he was wrong because "Macduff was from his mother's womb untimely ripped," and Macbeth was killed in a swordfight. Malcolm then became King of Scotland, gaining his rightful place on the throne. Therefore, in the end, greed was the cause for the characters collapse.
Overall in both The Sun Also Rises and Macbeth, greed plays an important role in the life leading to the downfall of the character. The stories are similar through the greed that drives the characters to search for something they want, achieve that goal, but in the end is responsible for their downfall. The characters in both stories are blinded by greed and cannot see the obstacles that they must overcome in the future; and