Analysis Of Lady Macbeth

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Lady Macbeth is a very intriguing character throughout the play. She is not the typically old fashioned wife and I expected for this type of play. Soon after she is introduced she displays psychotic behavior. As soon as she discovers the prophecy that her husband will become king, she starts plotting ways to kill the current King Duncan of Scotland without even questioning the act’s morals or repercussions. Her own ambition leads Macbeth on his own course that leads to their demise. By the end of the play, the audience has little remorse for her death. In one of her scenes, she asks to be “unsexed” and filled with evil so that she could kill Duncan in case her husband did not do the deed. Throughout the play, Lady Macbeth and his husband…show more content…
She is speaking to her husband. Macbeth had just sent her a letter that explains his prophecy. She is very ambitious herself. In the beginning the character seemed a bit off but after this quote she is shown to be quite deranged. Macbeth has just told her that he does not plan on acting on the prophecies. Lady Macbeth gets very upset and feels as if he lied to her.
In the quote ,she is saying that she would have killed her own child if she promised him. Lady Macbeth is showing that she is loyal. This quote also confirms that she is insane. She is very manipulative and cunning. She continuously brings up Macbeth’s cowardliness if he does not go though with the deeds. Macbeth’s wife is able to manipulate him with this quote to kill the king which he is first step to his downfall.

“ Of this dead butcher and his fiendlike queen,/ Who, as ’tis thought, by self and violent hands/ Took off her
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