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No, I don't believe Lady Macbeth was an evil person; just an ignorant that allowed greed possesses her.

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No, I don't believe Lady Macbeth was an evil person; just an ignorant that allowed greed possesses her. I feel that the whole idea of becoming a queen got to her head and froze out her heart and conscience. She let her greedy ambition run away with her soul, leaving her very cold ad thoughtless. After Macbeth killed Duncan in the well-planned manner she came up with, Lady Macbeth showed no guilt. Then as she saw how being queen wasn't that great and how it destroyed Macbeth, Lady Macbeth became so overwhelmed by the realization of her sin that she went somewhat mad and killed herself. Macbeth: The brave and noble Thane of Glamis who is tempted into murdering the king to gain the throne of Scotland. We can call him a tragic hero: here a great man who allows his ambition to lead to his downfall. During the course of the play we will see him make choices that lead him further into evil and despair. Lady Macbeth: Macbeth's wife and a powerful, ruthless woman who devotes her life to evil. ...read more.


She undermines his masculinity, to make him feel at fault, and have it her way. Eventually, Lady Macbeth is driven to Madness by the guilt she holds on her shoulders, and ends up committing suicide. If it weren't for Lady Macbeth, Macbeth would have never killed anyone. One of the main characters in the Shakespearean play Macbeth, is the wife of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is a very two sided character in this play. She consistently acts differently when she is with her husband than she does when she is not. There are various examples of this exhibitied in the play. One of the most notable examples of this is contained in Act I Scene v when Lady Macbeth reads the letter written to her by Macbeth. Shortly after reading it, she makes the comment that she feels Macbeth is too kind to murder Duncan and that he will need her help, strength, and willpower to commit it. However, after she hears that Macbeth is returning home, she calls upon evil spirits and other demonic entities to give her some aid. She does this because she realizes that she doesn't have the strength of will to persuade Macbeth into murdering Duncan after all. ...read more.


She then continues by making fun of him until she has weakened his position on the subject and he finally agrees to her plan. However, in Act II Scene ii, when she is alone, she makes the statement that she would have killed the sleeping Duncan had he not looked like her father. This just proves that she isn't nearly as strong and as evil as she pretends to be around Macbeth. It is easy to see how two-sided Lady Macbeth is. When around Macbeth she seems to have no emotions, but when she is alone with the audience it is quite clear that that is not really true. Macbeth is a basically good man who is troubled by his conscience and loyalty though at the same time ambitious and murderous. He is led to evil initially by the witches' predictions and then by his wife's goading, which he succumbs to because he loves her so. His obsession over the kingship shows a certain kind of egotism.Lady Macbeth is a good wife who loves her husband. She is also ambitious but lacks the morals of her husband. To achieve her ambition, she rids of herself of any kindness that might stand in the way. However, she runs out of energy to supress her conscience and kills herself. ...read more.

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