Lady Macbeth Villain Analysis

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“Of direst cruelty; make thick my blood, stop up th’access and passage to remorse”. I believe that Lady Macbeth is the truly evil villain of this play. In this play, Shakespeare evoked many negative themes in Lady Macbeth. She had made many spiteful tendencies which leads to her act and avarice to gain the power of the country and the name, Queen of Scotland. By the end of this essay, it will prove that Lady Macbeth is the true villain of this play.

In Act 1 Scene 5 “it is too full o’th’milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way”. It portrays that Lady Macbeth fears that her milky husband, Macbeth is lacking the courage to grab the crown and the nearest way she sees it is to kill King Duncan. This shows that Lady Macbeth is the villain in this play.
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Lady Macbeth is referring to Macbeth that she is going to persuade Macbeth to be the King and seduce him. On the other hand, she wants to influence him with her own cruelty and inspire him with the courage to take over Duncan’s position by murdering him. Being a woman was considered weak in the olden days by the masses, after reading the letter, Lady Macbeth was not aghast by the content that her husband was going to be the King of Scotland prophesied by the three witches. However, manipulating Macbeth to kill Duncan and eventually become King was her first reaction. As the outset, Lady Macbeth has a greater strength of will than her husband, while Macbeth hesitated she never wavers. She is also determined on the course to pursue power, nothing could turn her away until her ambition is reached. I think that she could also refer as a cold-blooded person as she thinks to murder King Duncan after reading the

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