Lady Macbeth Characteristics

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Lady Macbeth is fueled by her desire for power and status. She is the prospect of being married to a King and possessing all of the wealth that is sure to follow it which leads her to start planning the downfall of their journey.
The feature of Lady Macbeth’s first appearance is her immediate determination and ambition. Lady Macbeth is ready to do whatever is necessary to collect the throne. The theme of ambition is constantly recurring in the play; it starts off as Lady Macbeth being the more dominant character in the play, she is deceitful and has an ugly two-face but the serpent underneath and the other character (Macbeth) must hide his innocents although he is guilty. She is plotting or persuading Macbeth to kill Duncan, yet
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She is ruthless through the language in which she uses, however, she can also be known as a woman who wants her husband and herself to succeed. She can exert power over Macbeth using her persuasive charms, and this is how she successfully convinced Macbeth to murder Duncan, the power in the relationship is all in Lady Macbeth’s. Lady Macbeth is also a very intelligent woman. She can create a plan to kill Duncan and also find a way to blame it on other people, Duncan’s guards who she blames it on( ). Although Macbeth kills Duncan, Lady Macbeth is the reason behind this cause, she is the real villain from the beginning as Macbeth did not want to kill Duncan until Lady Macbeth persuaded and insulted him until he agreed to the …show more content…
Macbeth conscience have come to haunt him, he feels the guilt and Lady Macbeth is left to support him out of his guilt trip. Lady Macbeth appears strong taking control of the situation. A guilt trip hits Macbeth and he believes that he has killed sleep itself, “Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore Cawdor shall sleep no more: Macbeth shall sleep no more” (Macbeth. Act 2 scene 2. Lines 44-46) while Lady Macbeth believes that water will clear their deed. Although she does realize that over-thinking this matter will drive them to insanity, “These deeds must not be thought after these ways; so, it will make us mad” (Macbeth. Act 2. Scene 2. Lines

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