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  • Lady Macbeth's Madness

    In Macbeth, Shakespeare portrays Lady Macbeth as a character plagued with madness. He continues this trend all throughout the play starting with Lady Macbeth’s satanic prayer in Act 1, her numerous attempts to persuade her husband to kill, and the very way she took her life. In Act 1 Scene V, Lady Macbeth partakes in a satanic prayer. “…That which cries 'Thus thou must do, if thou have it; / And that which rather thou dost fear to do / Than wishest should be undone.' Hie thee hither, / That I may pour my spirits in thine ear; / And chastise with the valour of my tongue/ All that impedes thee from the golden round, / Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seem / To have thee crown'd withal” (The Tech at MIT). Lady Macbeth is filling herself with mercilessness by doing what has to be done, so that her husband may be king.…

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  • Lady Macbeth's Downfall

    One of William Shakespeare's most famous pieces of literature, Macbeth, features the downfall of the tragic hero, Macbeth. His downfall is credited to the Witches, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth himself, however it is commonly debated as to who has the highest responsibility for it. The Witches are mysterious creatures that thrive on mischief; they have the ability to disrupt the lives of humans, and Macbeth is a primary victim by using temptation and taking advantage of his ambition. Lady Macbeth…

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  • Lady Macbeth's Ambition

    Macbeth’s ambition is nurtured by the three witches’ prophecies and visions, and later on strengthens by his wife lady Macbeth. In Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses details to reveal how the protagonist’s tragic flaw, his unruly ambition, ultimately causes his catastrophic downfall. After successfully emerging victorious from battle, three witches appear before Macbeth slowly awakening his ambition. The witches…

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  • Lady Macbeth Hostess

    Many fascinating characters exist in Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, however, none are as intriguing as Lady Macbeth, wife of Macbeth, king of Scotland. Lady Macbeth possesses a tremendous ability to manipulate those around to do what she desires, and is willing to assume any persona to do execute her desire. Such is the case when she assumed a ruthless persona for her persuasion of Macbeth to murder Duncan; she also assumed an innocent and loyal persona in her discovery of the corpses,…

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  • Analysis Of Lady Gaga

    Perhaps one may say that Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, also known as ‘Lady Gaga’ has conquered living a double life. From her exquisite choice of clothes to provocative performance style to unique sound, Lady Gaga is known for making pop music “weird.” Five albums and eight years later, Lady Gaga continues to rock the entertainment industry not only with her excellence in music but most recently in her debut acting career, therefore, ultimately rewriting her star text. The body of work,…

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  • Lady Macbeth Analysis

    Another message that Shakespeare is sending the audience through this play is that women can also be sources of evil and destruction. After Macbeth’s ambitions are sparked by the prophecies, Lady Macbeth encourages Macbeth’s destructive behaviour and she is the brains behind Macbeth’s actions and the will behind her husband’s plotting. Shakespeare uses Lady Macbeth’s behaviour to show the audience that like men, women can also be extremely ambitious and cruel. Lady Macbeth is shown to rely on…

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  • Is Lady Macbeth To Blame

    Is the death of King Duncan the fault of Lady Macbeth or Macbeth? Sometimes the answer is simpler than it seems. There are a few reasons that show that Macbeth is the one at fault, not Lady Macbeth. Macbeth is weak and let his wife and some witches go against his conscience. Macbeth couldn’t deny what his wife wanted. Some could put the blame upon Lady Macbeth for badgering Macbeth about it so much, but if Macbeth didn’t let her get in his head then King Duncan wouldn’t have died. “Art thou…

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  • Lady Macbeth Influence

    In the play Macbeth, there is lots of people being manipulative and influence the main character. The main influences throughout the play were females like the witches and also lady macbeth. Influence could’ve been the reason of Macbeth’s downfall, but it also could be his own fault. The influence was the start but he continued and ended it all by himself with the leverage that was also provided by Lady Macbeth. Macbeth never was threatened or forced to do any of the deeds, but somehow he still…

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  • How Is Lady Macbeth's Independence

    Lady Macbeth’s independence is also what fuels her ambition as well. Despite what it may entail in becoming a ruler of a country, power is still power. Such opportunity is given to Macbeth, and for Lady Macbeth, giving even the chance of gaining such supreme power should be taken when given. For her, making her husband the King of Scotland is the ultimate goal, and plans on achieving it no matter what. Seeing how much Macbeth wishes to also become the king, Lady Macbeth’s ridicules towards her…

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  • Lady Macbeth's Guilt Analysis

    does in Shakespeare’s tragedy of Macbeth. No one catches Lady Macbeth with literal blood on her hands, but she still has an unclean conscience long after the murder. Bloody hands symbolize the guilt held within Lady Macbeth, significantly playing into her character development, transitioning her from cold hearted and unfeeling to insane from remorse, leading her to kill herself with her own hands. Directly after the murder of Duncan, Macbeth feels much more guilty than Lady Macbeth, and creates…

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