Lady Macbeth And Feminism

Decent Essays
Lady Macbeth and Feminism
In the “The Tragedy of Macbeth” by William Shakespeare readers can see that Lady Macbeth clearly embodies feminism. She thinks that just because she is a woman that doesn’t mean that she cannot do things that men do. Like when she is talking to Macbeth about how she can kill King Duncan even though she is a woman. “that croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan under my battlements. Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here” (Shakespeare). Readers can see that she wants Macbeth to look past her gender and to see what she can actually do because, women are not seen to have those thoughts. You can also see that Lady Macbeth is really confident that her and her husband Macbeth will not fail. “We fail? But
Get Access