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'Lady Macbeth and Macbeth Are Evil Murderers But There Are Some Redeeming Features.' Suggest What These Redeeming Features May Be

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'Lady Macbeth and Macbeth Are Evil Murderers But There Are Some Redeeming Features.' Suggest What These Redeeming Features May Be Abbie Jones After reading the play, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth come across as evil murderers. In this essay I am going to write about some of their redeeming features that they may have. Taking into account that life isn't just black and white and cannot be taken at face value. Macbeth begins the play being a brave warrior, fighting the enemy to protect his country. Planning the murder, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth never set out to kill so many people. The chain of reactions that occurred caused the characters to fight for their own survival. ...read more.

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A part of him wants to be king and have the almighty power that comes with it, but there is also a part which says ' I must not betray the king. He has put trust in me.' "He's here in double trust." Macbeth shows remorse for his actions. He does not tell his wife about Banquos murder. It could be thought he is shutting her out, but I believe that he still cares for her at this point in time. Macbeth is an ambitious commander but even stops short of this deed. He manages to control it and suppresses it but his ambition still never really goes away. He is normally always talked round by Lady Macbeth. ...read more.

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I believe that Lady Macbeth does want power, but on the other hand would like to see Macbeth succeed as king. Before the death of Duncan, Lady Macbeth asks the spirits to unsex her. "Unsex me here and fill me from the crown to toe topfull of direst cruelty." She wants to be filled up to block her conscience as her guilt has already begun. She wants to be unsexed to have power. Lady Macbeth's lack of sleep shows how guilty she really feels. Lady Macbeth does not judge her husband that well. She did not think ahead about how the murders would affect him. She did not think about the chain of reactions that would occur. I have now shown some of Lady Macbeths and Macbeths redeeming features. Even though they killed so many people, they are after all humans and have emotions and feelings. ...read more.

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