Causes Of Destruction In Macbeth

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William Shakespeare’s tragic play Macbeth illustrates the consequences of political ambitions and power that succumbed Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. After Macbeth believed the prophecy from the three witches that he would be king, it led him down a tyrannical and hubristic path of destruction that led to his downfall. However considering his choices, Lady Macbeth comprised a plan to ensure Macbeth crown, which involves the murder of King Duncan. Therefore, despite the fact, Macbeth physically killed King Duncan, Lady Macbeth ultimately is the reason for his death due to her manipulation and is more responsible than Macbeth for King Duncan’s murder.
Lady Macbeth manipulation begins when reassures Macbeth to execute the murder by questioning his manhood. Lady Macbeth states, “Wouldst thou have that Which thou esteem’st the ornament of life, And live a coward in thine own esteem, Letting ‘I dare not’ wait upon ‘I would’, Like the poor cat i' th' adage?” Here, the quotation illustrates her deceitfulness and criticizes her husband, saying that he is a coward for being dubious after
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Lady Macbeth could have undoubtedly done the murder herself, but she was withdrawn by the fact that King Duncan and her own father look too similar. Therefore, this shows Lady Macbeth had the intentions to kill the king of Scotland and is understandable why she was succumbed to so much grief by the end of play. Lady Macbeth states, “Out, damned spot! Out, I say!—One, two. Why, then, ’tis time to do ’t. Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard?...Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.” Here, the quote shows that Lady Macbeth is stricken by the death of King Duncan, and with further comprehension is also known that she has also been sleepwalking, which is associated with her guilt. Therefore, this illustrates that her responsibility for the murder has caused her guilt, which later led to her
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