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How does the relationship between Macbeth and lady Macbeth change Throughout the play?

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How does the relationship between Macbeth and lady Macbeth change Throughout the play? I intend to discuss the change in the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. I will refer closely to the play and supporting my beliefs with quotations. In Act1 Scene1 we see the three witches chanting. I think this was used to make the audience scared. At the end of Scene1 the witches say together: "Fair is foul, and foul is fair" The witches use these kinds of phrases a lot in the play when speaking to Macbeth. As you can see these are very confusing when you try to think what they mean. When Macbeth first enters in Act 1 Scene 3 he is returning from a battle between the Kings men and rebels. He is with his friend, Banquo who fought beside him. They meet the witches who start to chant to Macbeth saying that he will be Thane of Glamis, which he already was, and then Thane of Cawdor, which he wasn't at that point. Then they said he would become King some day. This makes Macbeth confused as King Duncan is alive and well. Macbeth commands them to tell him more but they vanish leaving Macbeth and Banquo standing. ...read more.

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while smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums and dashed his brains out, Had I so sworn. As you have done to this." Lady Macbeth uses this to make Macbeth see that she would kill her own baby rather than not do this. This tells you how much Lady Macbeth wants to become queen. She tries every way to persuade her husband to carry out this deed as she can only gain power through him as women were not as powerful as men and could not obtain titles in those days. Now Macbeth considers doing the task once again, Lady Macbeth starts to tell him her plan, at the end of this scene Macbeth is going to do the deed but is still ashamed of what he is going to do: "I am settled, and bend up Each corporal agent to this Terrible feat, Away, And mock time with fairest show; False face must hide what the false heart doth know." In Act 2 Scene 2 Macbeth kills King Duncan using a dagger taken from one of the Kings guards who had been drugged by Lady Macbeth and were unconscious. Macbeth came to Lady Macbeth covered in blood, but he forgot to give the dripping dagger back to the guards so lady Macbeth did this and smeared Duncan's blood all over both of them. ...read more.

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Lady Macbeth can only now repeat what Macbeth had said to her, as she knows that she has lost contact with him: "Come, come, come, come give me your hand." In Act 5 Scene 5 Macduff's army is getting ready to attack Macbeth's castle and Lady Macbeth dies. When Macbeth hears this tragic news he does not seem to care: "She should have died hereafter;" Then Macbeth talks the same way that his wife did when she was sleep walking: "Out, out, Brief candle!" This might suggest that Macbeth will soon die too. Shortly after this Macbeth asks for his armour to fight Macduff's army. At the start of the play Macbeth probably couldn't have lived without Lady Macbeth but you can now see that their love has almost if not all completely disappeared. In Act5 Scene7 Macduff killed Macbeth, and Malcolm becomes the new King of Scotland. How does the relation ship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth change throughout the play? At the start they were a loving couple that cared for each other but after Duncan's murder their love started to deteriorate. After Macbeth saw Banquo's ghost he turned to the witches for help instead of his wife. I think this made her crazy, as she knew that she had lost her husband. ...read more.

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