Lady Macbeth's Letter

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As Lady Macbeth reads through the letter she just received from Macbeth sharing his news, that he is now Thane of Cawdor, she reveals her greediness towards becoming royalty. Lady Macbeth's purpose is to inform readers of the plot for Macbeth's tragedy. She instantly has thoughts of becoming queen, while using a sinister tone, and begins to plan king Duncan's murder.

In the time that Lady Macbeth is reading the letter a paradox is made to slow the reader in order to further understand what the witches have stated for Macbeth's destiny. While reading, “That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false, and yet wouldst wrongly win” this passage catches the eye of readers, and they may reread the passage. This scholar will be thinking on a deeper level as well as noticing irony.
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Lady Macbeth brings in many emotions as she wishes her femininity to be gone.With her strong lust to become royalty her feminine weaknesses can not stand in the way. Without a hesitation she yells to the spirits to “Make thick my blood” to ensure her sensitivity to everything is blocked. She can not be soft to her husband when he returns, or he will not follow her orders. This further reveals her powerful ambition to become the
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