We also know that she is responsible for these heartless things because she has so much guilt that she commits suicide. Macbeth would never have done any of those horrible things if it were not for the murder of King Duncan, which was forced on by Lady Macbeth. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a trusted soldier, who is honest and noble. Unfortunately, he meets three witches who tell him three prophecies; that he will become thane of Cawdor, that he will become king and that Banquo’s sons will become kings. These three prophecies slowly change his opinions on life and turn him into a greedy, dishonest, tyrant, full of ambition.
Deceitful Lady Macbeth Lady Macbeth’s wicked character has an extreme impact towards her husband. Lady Macbeth is responsible for influencing her husband to commit both crimes; she unleashes the dark side of him and motivates him to become an evil and horrendous man. In various parts throughout the story we find that Lady Macbeth strives beyond limits to be converted into a bitter and sour women. The audience is revolted by her horrific actions and although she may seem repugnant, she is an extremely talented actor. In her role, having a deceitful and convincing character is important We start to see Lady Macbeth’s actions have a huge impact on Macbeth’s character as he transforms from a decent being to an overly bitter creature.
Lady Macbeth will not give up though, and instead begins to try to further lure Macbeth into participating in her corrupt plans. Eventually she is successful in doing this, and Macbeth murders Duncan. Lady Macbeth lit a spark of evil in Macbeth that turned into his destruction. Macbeth became power hungry and murdered many others in order to have it. Lady Macbeth turned her loyal, honorable husband into a corrupt fool.
Euripides’s play, Medea, introduces the seductive appeal of revenge, and underlines the protagonist’s passionate desire to right the wrongs done to her and sacrifices her own children in other to satisfy her need for revenge. Medea, disoriented but clever women, manipulates her way into getting what she wants. She allows her passion to overpower her actions when her ex husband Jason leaves her and marries another woman; she becomes delusional and kills the new bride, her father, and her own children. Through character development, Euripides demonstrates an example of passion carried too far in a woman who chooses rage and revenge over reason and mercy, the contradiction in the Greek’s sex-gender system, and the tragic consequences of being exiled. When Medea falls in love with Jason, she voluntarily dishonors her kingdom as well as herself by killing her brother and betraying her father.
But, who is the conniving, wicked, and bloodthirsty female shadow who is the backbone to this mass destruction? Lady Macbeth plays the role as the bloodthirsty villain that stands alongside her husband. She mocks Macbeth when he feels uneasy about something she demanded him to do. She says “When you durst do it, then you were a man; / and to be more than what you were, you would / be so much more the man" (I.VII. 49 - 51).
Unfortunately, Jason abandons Madea and marries the beautiful daughter of Corinth. Madea went from a lover and partner in crime to an obsessive prideful monster. Madea becomes furious and comes up with a plan to make everyone around her suffer, including her children but especially Jason. By looking at the story The Madea, one can see the plot is a tragedy, which is important because of the murders Madea commits. Madea’s obsessive pride and inability of the separation of her and Jason drove her to destroy everyone she loves.
We watch with pleasure as their horrible actions lead to their ultimate destruction. Lady Macbeth makes the choice to, as one source put it, lose her womanly virtues and become what she thinks is a man. It is this choice that leads to her unknowingly helping the witches in their desire to destroy Macbeth and ultimately her as well. She changes from a woman sure of these decisions to woman riddled with fear, corrupted in all possible manner – mind body and soul. Her ambition and power lead to her destruction.
Comparison Between Lady Macbeth and Empress Wu Ze Tian Both Lady Macbeth and Wu Ze Tian were very heartless woman. Lady Macbeth was heartless in a sense that she was willing to forsake her child in return of being a queen. She told Macbeth “…plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, and dashed the brains out, had I so sworn as you…” She would do whatever it takes to be a queen. Similar to Lady Macbeth, Wu Ze Tian was also a heartless woman. She framed the empress in killing her child when in fact; she was the one who killed the poor child.
/ She witched by brother” (“Sir Gawain” ll. 181-189). The core element of the ballad is obviously the common motif of the wicked stepmother who strives to punish or even get rid of her husband's children due to greed, negative feelings and jealousy towards them (cf. Francus 129). In this case, she does so by enchanting them: she transforms her stepdaughter into an ugly woman and casts a spell on her stepson which forces him to challenge men who cross his way to a duel or to solve his riddle (cf.
From then he kills his best friend Banquo and his... ... middle of paper ... ...And because they are the evil equivocators they are seen as even more evil and betraying, letting Macbeth fall into their spell. Lady Macbeth is important as she is the wife of Macbeth, and because they have a loving relationship she is even more influential on Macbeth. The relationship between Macbeth is very close and tight and this helps Lady Macbeth to control what Macbeth does. After Lady Macbeth has influenced Macbeth to kill Duncan, we see that this leads to the number of disastrous and unnecessary chain of events. All the women lead to the downfall of Macbeth because Macbeth is so gullible and weak, whereas the other women seem a lot stronger than he is.