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Macbeth The main theme of the play is ambition and how it can destroy a courageous, trustworthy, noble man.The

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Macbeth states to Lady Macbeth this, but Lady Macbeth changes his mind for the worst. Lady Macbeth minipulates her husband constantly, by putting him down, which would definatly cause low self esteem. " A coward" Lady Macbeths thinks her husband is to scared to murder the king, she says " You would be such more the man" The use of flattery is used here. Lady Macbeth seems to think Macbeth doesn't love her, " You don't love me" She tries to make Macbeth feel guilty. I would direct the actor playing Macbeth to walk onto the stage slowly and then perform his soliloquy. The left of the stage and then the actor will slowly dawdle across the stage to the right. The lighting will be very dim but there will be a spot light to see the face of the actor. I would show the power of the relationship by using a britter spotlight on the actress playing Lady Macbeth than on the actor playing Macbeth. ...read more.

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