The Character Of Lady Macbeth As A Tragic Hero

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William Shakespeare is one of the most influential authors in the world. He made many tragedy books about the human nature. One of his famous William Shakespeare play, Macbeth, shows the life of a loyal soldier that let his hunger for power take control over his life. His ambition for power influenced him to become disloyal to his country. Not only ambition influenced him to become an evil person, the characters around him contributed to his malevolent actions. Macbeth’s wife, Lady Macbeth, is another Macbeth, but more evil and ambitious. She is demanding, manipulative, and persuasive human beings towards Macbeth. Everything that she says to him brings his ego down to the bottom of the ocean trenches and has a dominance between their relationship. Lady Macbeth contributes to Macbeth’s development as a tragic hero by being manipulative, dominate, and guilty, which ultimately advances the theme of not letting your desire and ambition overcome you.
In the beginning of the play, Macbeth learns about the prophecies and talks about to Lady Macbeth. This leads into Lady Macbeth to show her true colors. She begins to be manipulative, controlling, and dominant towards her husband.
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The main character that contributed to this was Lady Macbeth. Before, Macbeth was a loyal and strong soldier, but when Lady Macbeth started to manipulate him and call him a woman, his persona completely changed from good to evil. Her actions only led to her feeling guilty about what she had done to her husband and it led to her being mentally unstable. This proves that the theme, don’t let desire and ambition overcome you, is connected to Lady Macbeth’s actions because ambition is a strong feeling towards something you want and there’s times where people would do anything to get what they want. Some people set their limits, but there are others who would do anything, even if it means to hurt the people around

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