Prosecuting Evidence In Macbeth

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Bailiff: “All rise. Department one of the superior court is now in session. Please be seated.” Judge: “Good morning ladies and gentlemen, calling the case of King Duncan’s murder versus Macbeth. Are both sides ready?” Prosecuting Attorney: “Ready for the people, your honour.” Defence: “Ready for the defence, your honour.” Clerk: “Will the jury please stand and raise your right hand? Do each of you swear that you will fairly try the case before this court, and that you will return a true verdict according to the evidence and the instructions of the court, so help you, God? Please say, “I do”. Prosecuting Attorney: “I do.” Defence: “I do.” Clerk: “You may be seated.” Judge: “The prosecuting attorney may now speak.” Prosecuting attorney: “My lord, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, today I present to you the man that put Scotland in a catastrophic state. Leaving the people confused and uncertain about what happened to their beloved king. But today, I have evidence that will prove to your majesty that Macbeth is guilty. Macbeth is charged with first-degree murder contrary to f. 236 (6) of the Criminal Code of Scotland. …show more content…

So I am asking your majesty, why would Macbeth take all the blame for it? Lady Macbeth Says ‘My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart to white’. This shows the major contribution that Lady Macbeth had towards the murder of Duncan. Often Lady Macbeth insulted Macbeth with statements that question his manhood. Lady Macbeth says ‘When you durst do it, then you were a man; And to be more than what you were, you would Be so much more the man. This shows that lady Macbeth emotionally abused Macbeth, which lead Macbeth to see his wife as very manipulating and threatening. Therefore, she is the true murderer. Even though Macbeth took action and murdered the king, her manipulation of him made it such that she might as well have been holding the knife

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