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Karma In Macbeth

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In this scene of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is talking to herself about the murder of Banquo. Lady Macbeth goes insane from the death of many people that she is accountable for to an extent. The Doctor and the Gentlewomen both were curious of the situation and realized that Lady Macbeth was guilty of something. In this scene, Shakespeare portrays a common theme of madness and karma; the Doctor and Gentlewomen are represented as narrators to tell the story of what’s happening, through the eyes of innocent people.

Shakespeare implies the theme of madness of karma to exemplify the power of guilt on the human mind. Lady Macbeth describes her guilt through sleep walking, when she reveals to the doctor and gentlewomen what she has done. Her guilt was
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