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"Bloody-butcher and his fiend-like queen". Is this an accurate description of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth? Regardless of their actions, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth should not be depicted as "Bloody-butcher and his fiend-like queen". After Macbeth kills Duncan, he feels enormous guilt for his actions, where as Lady Macbeth evolves from a ruthless and strong state into an inert state. It is the premonitions of the three witches that tainted the minds of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth to commit such horrendous crimes. It would be truly wrong to describe Lady Macbeth and Macbeth as a "bloody-butcher and his fiend-like queen". In the play, "Macbeth", Macbeth the character cannot be entirely described as a "Bloody-butcher". At first, the audience view Macbeth as a heroic, brave and patriotic soldier who isn't tainted by evil thoughts. Duncan even applauds Macbeth for being [a] "valiant minion" and "worthy gentleman". However, when he encounters the three sisters, they hail Macbeth as "Thane of Glamis", "Thane of Cawdor" and "King hereafter". ...read more.


However, the ghost of Banquo appears and Macbeth feels extremely guilty for killing Banquo. Macbeth believes he is "in blood stepped in so far, that should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o'er". This demonstrates that Macbeth feels that his actions were so dreadful, that he cannot undo or fix the situation. He becomes a tyrant, killing anyone who threatens his throne, also, instigating many futile acts. However, he cannot be represented as a "butcher" because he feels guilty for the deeds he has done. Macbeth was also influenced and manipulated by the three witches and Lady Macbeth. The crime he committed was so terrible, he couldn't turn back. Despite her actions, Lady Macbeth should not be portrayed as a "fiend-like" queen. At the beginning of the play, Lady Macbeth was seen as a forceful, manipulative and ruthless towards her husband, influencing Macbeth to kill Duncan and execute many other evil deeds. This was driven by the desire to become Queen of Scotland. ...read more.


Seeking for more answers, Macbeth consults the Weird Sisters because he believes that their apparitions and premonitions are true.. The apparitions tell Macbeth to "beware of Macduff", in result, he kills Macduff's family as the Weird Sisters tell him that he is a threat. The Weird Sisters are inevitably controlling Macbeth's actions, as he believes in their predictions about the future. He did not realise the malevolent intentions of the witches' .The Three Weird sisters are tremendously influential and wicked in their actions leaving Macbeth cause trouble for himself. In the play, "Macbeth", Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have committed many evil deeds that cannot be forgiven, but should not be represented as a "bloody butcher" and "fiend-like queen". Macbeth's guilty conscience did not allow him to proceed in committing evil deeds, however the influential power of the Weird sisters and the manipulation from Lady Macbeth caused him to commit sins. Lady Macbeth's regrets her ambitious nature as she feels guilty for her actions. The Weird Sister's wicked premonitions lead Macbeth into guilt and later tyranny. "Bloody butcher and his fiend-like queen" are not accurate descriptions of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. ...read more.

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