Essay about Relationship Between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

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Allthrough “Macbeth”, there are quite a change in the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. It shows how their relationship dramatically changes after how they handle each other’s emotions. Lady Macbeth was manipulative and overpowering in their relationship. She was more violent and ambitious than her husband, Macbeth. In the other hand, Macbeth would be considered daring and brave yet self-doubt. The start of their marriage, Lady Macbeth reads a letter from her husband, “This have I thought good to deliver thee, my dearest partner of greatness that thou mightst not lose the dues of rejoicing, by being ignorant of what greatness is promised thee. Lay it to thy heart and farewell” (I.5.10-13). Macbeth thought it would be a good …show more content…
Their marriage seemed to have been broken after the death of King Duncan. Lady Macbeth is the one that is mainly controlling her husband. She judges his manhood when she says that Macbeth’s ambition needs to match the actions. They would seem like a normal couple but actually they are both greedy. Macbeth is a respected general in the kingdom and their position must be important if the king is to eat dinner at their home. No matter who was strongest in their marriage, they were certainly in love with each other. However, it was Lady Macbeth who shows strength of mind and fearfulness having to be close to putting her husband in a route of crime. “What beast was’t then, that made you break this enterprise to me? When you durst do it, then you were a man; and to be more than what you were, you would be so much more the man. Nor time nor place did then adhere and yet you would make both” (I.7.47-52). When Lady Macbeth said to this her husband, it is obviously accusing him of not being a man, putting his manhood in doubt. She literally had her husband live up to her words and man up just to have her reach her goals. They are definitely partners in crime. After a while, their marriage seems to slowly lose its true meaning. Macbeth decides to make his own choices leaving his wife out of every decision he made. He did that to protect her, but it was also another way of being away from her; it really drove Lady Macbeth insane. She becomes indecisive of her

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