The weird sisters predicted that Macbeth would be king. This means that the obvious result would be Lady Macbeth will be queen. Instead of waiting for Duncan to die naturally or to be killed by someone else, she forces the task onto Macbeth. ... ... middle of paper ... ...d her children be murdered. As Macduff reaches England he hears the news and grief and vow revenge upon Macbeth.
And the line ‘I have done the deed” indicates that the murder is accomplished. It is remarkable to see how such an evil deed that tear... ... middle of paper ... ... husband’s ambition and lead him to commit murder with her manipulative schemes and by insulting his manhood and calling him “infirm of purpose” pushing him by this way to prove himself. In their relationship, she is the mastermind and he is the executor. As mentioned before, act 2 scene II deals with Duncan’s murder. This murder remains unseen and thus the spectator can focus his attention on the psychological effects of the deed on the two characters of the scene Lady Macbeth and Macbeth.
"Yet I do fear thy nature, it is too full o’th milk of human kindness. To catch the nearest way thou wouldst be great. Art not without ambition, but without the illness should attend it." (Act 1, scene 5). Lady Macbeth is the force behind Macbeth’s sudden ambition and she tries to manipulate him into feeling guilty and unmanly for not following through with the murder, by using her husbands emotions, she manages to convince Macbeth to murder Duncan.
After Macbeth writes home telling of his murderous plans, Lady Macbeth begins talking to evil spirits. Because women often lack the ruthlessness to kill someone, Lady Macbeth asks the spirits to make her male. One of the most vivid descriptions of Lady Macbeth's wickedness is directly after Macbeth announces to her he does not want to kill Duncan.This speech epitomizes Lady Macbeth's evilness. She is ruthless, and her evil accounts for the murders that occur throughout the play Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is far more savage and ambitious than her husband, yet she convinces Macbeth to commit the murders that will make them king and queen.
After observing the play Macbeth, many would agree that Lady Macbeth is a power hungry, ruthless human being. If lLady Macbeth did not push Macbeth into murdering King Duncan by questioning his manliness, Macbeth would have decided to not kill him. Lady Macbeth is merciless and the most evil character in Macbeth. The most evil and most important character to watch out for in Macbeth is Lady Macbeth. Works Cited Shakespeare, William, and John Crowther.
He asks “If we should fail”, and she responds “we fail?”- this is an indication of her devotion to the murder and attempts to convince Macbeth it is inevitable. These quotes also tell us that Lady Macbeth has fated Macbeth to become a sinful murderer. There is other evidence that Lady Macbeth is po... ... middle of paper ... ...ess” is a weakness, which explains her condemnation of remorselessness. Macbeth is a dramatic melodrama play, which is famously known for its conventions of tragedy. We see it greatly in the eyes of Lady Macbeth, because her ambitions for her husband to kill the King for the throne were a doomed fate that was inevitable.
She informs him that killing the king will make him a man, insinuating that he isn’t a man if he doesn’t go through with the murder. This develops Lady Macbeth as a merciless, nasty, and selfish woman. She will say, or do anything to get what she desires, even if it means harming others. It is this selfishness that makes it hard for the reader to be empathetic towards her later in the play, as it is evident in this scene that her hardships were brought on by herself. If she hadn’t insisted on the murder, she would not be driven in... ... middle of paper ... ...can presume that it was out of guilt.
His ambition to be king dissolved his good nature and morality. When Duncan arrives at Inverness, Macbeth controlled his ambition for the time being and thought very firmly on the plotting of Duncan’s murder. A quote by Lady Macbeth stated “My hands are of your color; but I shame to wear a heart so white”. When Lady Macbeth called him a coward, before you knew it, the murder was taking place. After the successful murder of Duncan, Macbeth entered a life of evil.
Well in my opinion, Lady Macbeth is the driving force behind the murder of Duncan to some extent. I believe that after Macbeth’s letter home, she iss very sure of the course of action they should take. When the prophecies were foretold, by the witches, “hail Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter” Macbeth was shown to be startled by these words as Banquo shows when he says, “why do you start and seam to fear things that do sound so fair?” This shows that Banquo is confused by Macbeth’s reaction, and that he also notices him, and ... ... middle of paper ... ... considering all of the evidence, that Lady Macbeth was the driving force behind the murder of Duncan. She used the love that Macbeth felt for her to get Macbeth to agree to kill him, and then made sure he did not fault in their plan. She did however; feel guilty after the murder as shown here when she says, “what, will these hands ne’er be clean?” She imagines that the blood that was spilt on her hands when killing Duncan was still there, and that she can not wash it off.
A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature. London: AMS Press, Inc., 1965. Shakespeare, William. Tragedy of Macbeth . Ed.