Insanity In Macbeth

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Insanity Guilt is one of the strongest emotions that man can feel; the reaction is caused from the frontolimbic network release of dopamine. Dopamine acts as a chemical messenger of emotions to actions. The reaction causes people to either positively or negatively remember the feelings experienced in the given moment of their action. Thus, the creator of morals is from this process occurring in the brain throughout the body. About the dopamine releases in the brain negatively affected will cause severe issues. Insanity is a mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct his/her affairs due to psychosis, or is subject to uncontrollable impulsive behavior (The Definition). Darkness …show more content…
The key part of the plan by planting the dagger with the guards ensures the potential rulers of the kingdom will be suspects to the murder. The murder not only happened to the king, but it occurred in their home. Lady Macbeth commands Macbeth to plant the weapon near the original place within the proximity of the guards. She demands him to slay the chamberlains while Macbeth he’s down that way, “They must lie there: go carry them, and smear / The sleepy grooms with blood” (2.2.47-48). Macbeth gives into the darkness that it consuming his soul. The devil himself is whispering into his ear about the evils he has committed physically and emotionally. He disobeys his wife, “I’ll go no more. / I am afraid to think what I have done…” (2.2.49-50). Macbeth would rather have his own life taken than take the life of two more innocent victims. Lady Macbeth disagrees with Macbeth’s conscience. She will not be the one held reliable for the death of the might leader of the kingdom, within the walls of her own home. “Give me the daggers… I’ll gild the faces of the grooms withal, / For it must seem their guilt” (2.2.52, 55-56). The alteration to the plan is to kill the chamberlains as well to create the illusion as if they partook in suicide out of fear of killing King Duncan. Lady Macbeth didn’t believe that the crimes would impact her. Instead, they had the absolute opposite reaction and engulfed her in self-hatred. She made this statement, “A little water clears us of this deed…” (2.2.66). The irony created from the previous statement is that the water did clear her physically body but could not reach her subsumed mind. She needed the holy water of the Lord to cleanse her and give her the remission of her sins. Now the devil will consume her soul and drag her down into the depths of

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