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Is Lady Macbeth A Tragic Hero

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The tragic hero has always been noticed as being part of Shakespeare’s plays, but are there also tragic heroines? In Shakepeare’s Macbeth, there are two tragic heroes. One tragic hero is Macbeth and the other, Lady Macbeth, is a tragic heroine. Being a tragic hero/ heroine entails having five characteristics: flaw or error of judgment, the reversal of fortune because of one’s flaw, the acceptance that their fortune was reversed because of their flaw, and an outcome that is greater than what is deserved. Lady Macbeth continually presents all of these qualities during the play. Lady Macbeth is a tragic heroine because she exhibits all of the attributes of a tragic
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