Essay about Lady Macbeth By William Shakespeare

1279 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 6 Pages
After a evil deed is executed by someone, guiltiness and anguish seem to fall after. In the play, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth conveys evilness throughout the duration of the play, but portrays painful thoughts as a result of the vicious events. In this picture, Lady Macbeth’s desires have made her perform an evil action which eventually causes the agonizing guilt that will make her end her life. The image given entails the two sides of Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth’s has bloody hands and the look of pure dismay upon her face. Her hands are facing up, drenched in blood as if she had just committed a gory crime. Her sophisticated and royal clothing is incorporated with blood smeared everywhere, including her bare neck up to her cheek bones. Lady Macbeth is looking down upon herself, with the face of someone who is filled with guilt and anguish. The background, has a vivid shadow of a man, which looks as if it’s her husband, Macbeth. Her surroundings are dark and very simple. Her dark surroundings can connect to immorality and wickedness. The background suggests she was in a type of cellar, which suggest metaphorically, somewhere frightening. The image as a one, reflects on who Lady Macbeth is as a character in the play, Macbeth.

From the beginning of the play, Lady Macbeth behaves like a malicious woman. When Macbeth tells his wife that he doesn’t want to kill King Duncan, she has some harsh words to give him. She says,

“And to be more than what you were, you would
Be so much…

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