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Imagine you are Macbeth. Write a diary entry in which you express your thoughts and feelings at Act 1 Scene 7 and a later entry at some time later one, possible after meeting the doctor.

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RESPONSE TO SHAKESPEARE - MACBETH Q- Imagine you are Macbeth. Write a diary entry in which you express your thoughts and feelings at Act 1 Scene 7 and a later entry at some time later one, possible after meeting the doctor. Today Lady Macbeth has convinced me. We are going to ahead with the plot to kill the king. When she first told me about the plan I was very doubtful. I don't think I will be able to live with myself with the guilt of killing the king. I know this is wrong. What about if we get caught? I am just weighing up the situation. Perhaps I don't need to do anything to become king, "If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me without stir". I possess uncertainty of whether it is righteous to take the life of such a great king in order to feed my hunger for power. ...read more.

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I thought I would never be king and if I was to how would I? The witches offered me great enticement, but it is up to me to fail in the temptation or to be strong enough to resist their captivation. As I was thinking about this, Lady Macbeth came in. I knew this was the best time to tell her. I said, "We will proceed no further in this business". She looked at me with great hate but I knew I said the right thing. "Was the hope drunk?" said Lady Macbeth, "Such I account thy love, art thou afeard to be the same in thin own act and valour, as thou art in desire?". She was saying to me that I was drunk and I didn't know what I was saying. She said that my love is worth nothing if I refuse to go through with the plan, and my love is as accountable as my in decisiveness. ...read more.

Conclusion

She takes control and tells all the guests to leave. I think she has kept her anger and fear in and since I have done more murders she feels more guilty and I have noticed she talks to herself. Since then her behaviour has changed and it shows carefully that her contrived mask slipped. In her sleepwalking she reveals the guilt and anxieties by which she is tortured. But her loyalty to me remains intact. She came to me once and said, "No more O'that, you mar all with this starting", this was confusing. She has given all and now her present is overwhelming by the past, like what she said, "What's done cannot be undone". She is saying that we can't change the past. But it was her who thought of the idea and it was her who convinced me. She is totally regretting it now. The doctor even couldn't believe it, "I have two nights watched with you, but can perceive no truth in your report". I don't know what to do. I will just give some time to her and will see what will happen. ...read more.

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