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The Manipulative Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth - Lady Macbeth is one of

William Shakespeares most famous and frightening female characters. As she is Macbeths
wife, her role is significant in his rise and fall from royalty. She is Macbeths other half. During
Shakespearean times, women were regarded as weak insignificant beings that were there to
give birth and look beautiful. They were not thought to be as intelligent or equal to men.
Though in Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is the highest influence in Macbeths
life. Her role was so large; in fact, that she uses her position to gain power, stay strong
enough to support her unstable Lord, and fails miserably while their relationship falls apart....
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Lady Macbeth in William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Shakespeare manipulates the
audiences opinions on whom was most responsible for the death of Duncan in many ways, I
feel he does this to create question and surprise to the play. Shakespeare leads you along
one path of thought, to then divert your thoughts onto another. Many people have different
opinions and interpretations to this play; A.C Bradley once wrote Lady Macbeth is the most
commanding and perhaps the most awe-inspiring figure that Shakespeare drew. Sharing, as
we have seen, certain traits with her husband she is at once clearly distinguished from him by
an inflexibility of will, which appears to hold imagination, feeling, and conscience completely
in check.... [tags: Macbeth Essays]
Ambition in "Macbeth" - In the play of Macbeth, Shakespeare gradually and effectively
deepens our understanding of the themes and most importantly the relationship between
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The main theme of Macbeth is ambition, and how it compels the
main characters to pursue it. The antagonists of the play are the three witches, who
symbolise the theme appearance and reality. Macbeth and Lady Macbeths relation is an
irony throughout the play, as most of their relation is based on greed and power. This is
different from most of Shakespeares other plays, which are mostly based on romance and
trust.... [tags: Ambition, Shakespeare, Macbeth]
The Negative Portrayal of Lady Macbeth in
Shakespeare's Play, Macbeth - Macbeth is a play in which
a Lord and his Lady come into supreme power through acts
of injustice and despicable inhumanities. In the play
Macbeth there is no main focal theme that overrules the
others; the play however has several underlying themes,
namely there are important themes i.e. good and evil (like
ying and yang), greed and power, guilt and conscience, fear,
ambition this leads to the murder of other people
illustrating to the reader that even the most sane of people
can result to character diminishing methods to get what they
want.... [tags: Macbeth Essays]
Exploring the Actions of Macbeth that Backfired in
Shakespeare's Macbeth - The dream of becoming king has
ironically changed from a bright future to a tragic end due to
some of the crucial decisions Macbeth has made during the
course of his journey and a number of his actions will

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backfire on him. The first of his actions that backfired was


when he murdered King Duncan which he regrets
afterwards. Another action that backfired was the murder of
the guards which could've drastically changed the outcome
of this entire story since he could've gotten away with King
Duncan's murder if he didn't commit it.... [tags: Macbeth
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The Triumph of the Witches in MacBeth by William
Shakespeare - The Triumph of the Witches in MacBeth by
William Shakespeare There are many different characters in
MacBeth trying to accomplish different things for
themselves. However, in my opinion, the only characters
who really profited from and got what they wanted out of the
whole situation were the witches. They are the ones who
basically caused the majority of the problems in MacBeth
and I think that they knew what was going to happen the
entire time. Even though it may look as though they gained
nothing from everyone else's misfortune they actually
succeeded in making MacBeth do evil deeds and winning
him over to their side.... [tags: MacBeth]
For Every Action There is a Reaction in
Macbeth - William Shakespeares play Macbeth tells the
story of Macbeth, a loyal and brave nobleman who lives in
Scotland, with his wife Lady Macbeth. At the start of the
play, Macbeth (a general in the army of King Duncan,
originally thane of Glamis, then thane of Cawdor, and later
King of Scotland) takes three prophecies from three
atrocious witches. The first witch says, All hail, Macbeth.
hail to thee, thane of Glamis (1.3.48). The second witch
says, All hail, Macbeth. hail to thee, thane of Cawdor
(1.3.49).... [tags: Macbeth Essays]
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