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Macbeth

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Introduction

Through close analysis of the language used by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, show how Lady Macbeth is influential in plotting the murder of Duncan Shakespeare's story of Macbeth fits into the tragedy genre because the story involves selfish greed, sadness, and death. Lots of the weaknesses of Macbeth were shown and so are the strength was shown by her wife, Lady Macbeth. He couldn't control himself because he is too weak to contradict his wife, who's desperately strong, and certain to do evil things to get the crown for him. Macbeth was convinced by her wife when she mentally challenged him and said that killing Duncan is the way for him to become a man, fully. Macbeth's evil thoughts before has become a reality. All of this ended up with Macbeth killed the helpless King, Duncan, just to get the crown. He betrayed his friend, Banquo, and tried to kill Banquo's son, Fleance, so no one can stand in his way as King. ...read more.

Middle

Macbeth's weakness after he heard the prophecies is that he can't stop thinking about bad things that he has to do to be King. 'If chance will have me King, why chance may crown me without my stir.' He can't stop thinking about the bad intentions to become King. He is wondering if he may become King by just doing nothing or by doing something evil about it. Explaining how strong Lady Macbeth is as an influence to Macbeth. The reaction of Lady Macbeth after she read the letter that Macbeth wrote. 'Lay it to thy heart and farewell. Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt be what thou art promised; yet do I fear thy nature" This is when Shakespeare showed us how evil-minded Lady Macbeth is. She already has it set in her mind that her husband will be King the moment she finishes reading the letter. Then she immediately thought of a plan to kill Duncan. ...read more.

Conclusion

Lady Macbeth is giving him the courage and helping him to think positively, that they will succeed. Lady Macbeth's tone of voice is making Macbeth believes in her more. It was the witches' prophecies that started all the evil thoughts of Macbeth and that's why he ended up with a horrifying death. The forcefulness of Lady Macbeth is also one of the reasons that led Macbeth in killing Duncan and it also led him to insanity. All her persuading to Macbeth to kill Duncan was really successful, because Macbeth was totally brainwashed by her. Lady Macbeth thinks that killing Duncan is the only chance to get the crown for Macbeth. She had a strong feeling that they will succeed this deed. I think Lady Macbeth is greedy for wealth and also to become Queen. And so was Macbeth, after he heard the prophecies, he couldn't stop himself from thinking about the bad intentions and how it makes him feel nervous and excited at the same time. ...read more.

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