In Macbeth, lady Macbeth talks her husband Macbeth into things he doesn 't want to do. Lady Macbeth wants Duncan, the king of scotland killed so Macbeth will be king but her husband Macbeth doesn 't want to do it, so she manipulates him into doing it “and live a coward in thine own esteem” (Macbeth 1.7.43). When she doesn 't get her way she insults him and says he 's not a man “when you durst do it” she says “ then you were a man” (Macbeth 1.7.49). Macbeth kills Duncan and instantly regrets it. When Macbeth is confronted by his wife about killing Duncan he doesn 't want to
Ross and Lady Macduff are talking when she brings up her husband. She tells Ross that she doesn’t trust Macduff any longer, and believes he is a traitor. She also tells him, “To leave his wife, to leave his babes, his mansion and his titles, in a place from whence himself does fly? He loves us not.” (Act IV scene 2, lines 6-8) So, Macduff just up and left his family and everything he had worked for. A man doesn’t jut up and leave something like that, and because he did so, you could say that he is not a man at all.
Through the course of ‘Macbeth’, masculinity is presented as a driving force to Macbeth’s crimes, making it a vital theme. In this essay, focus will be on masculinity’s presentation through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. In the beginning, Shakespeare portrays Macbeth as “valiant”: a prized masculine quality and the key to respect in their society. However, this trait becomes warped along the play. Furthermore, Lady Macbeth has power comparable to man’s but is then cast aside by her husband at the end.
Shakespeare was a very influential playwright in the English language. One of his most famous pieces of work was The Tragedy Of Macbeth. He created Macbeth to gain money by pleasing King James I .Within the play there are a number of allusions to the king that support this theory. Though this would become one of his most read and performed plays of all time, he never intended it to impress anyone but the king of england. He was aware that the king had strong feelings towards religion and witchcraft , so he included both of these in macbeth.
They are both ambitious and superstitious. In the play, it says, “Stay, you imperfect speakers, tell me more…. With such prophetic greeting, speak, I charge you. (1.3.71,79).” When the witches tell Macbeth that he is going to be a future king, he believes them, asking for more details and believing that one day he will become the ruler. When he tells Lady Macbeth, she goes on a rant about how much life is going to be amazing while Macbeth is king, and how she loves him because he is powerful and almighty.
Lancelot’s punishment is not obtaining the Holy Grail because of his affair and not being pure (Kennedy 63). Family betrayal has detrimental effects because a person will lose their family’s trust and they will be viewed a differently. Morgan displays this when she tries to kill her husband and her son sees her and his view of Morgan changes. Fraternity betrayal also leads to unfavorable effects in Malory’s novel because the character loses their closest friends
He decides his final decision by the push of Lady Macbeth. He tells her, “I am settled, and bend up/ Each corporal agent to this terrible feat” (I.7.79-80). Macbeth end ups murdering the king due to Lady Macbeth pushing his flaw even more. Banquo’s fate, on the other hand, was that his descendants were to become kings. Macbeth's flaw makes him become paranoid about Banquo’s children being king because he wants the throne for his own descendants and not his.
Hamlet is not justified by treating Gertrude the way he did. Gertrude said that Hamlet has offended his new stepfather by the play that he put on (to find out if Claudius actually did kill the king). After Hamlet hears that his mother is not proud by the way he has been acting Hamlet just goes off on her. Hamlet then says that his mother has offended his real father (King Hamlet) and completely intimidates her. Then Hamlet accuses Gertrude of lustfulness and his mother starts crying and begs him to go.
But I shall not allow you to bring up the children; I dare not trust them to you” (Ibsen). This comes to show how trapped Nora is in this fake, and loveless marriage and the great power men had over women. Moments after Torvald denounces Nora as his wife, she receives a letter from Krogstad saying that he regretted his actions and he
Without realizing it, he finds out Claudius has gotten up and walked out. Comes to find out he was very angry with Hamlet for making that play and hurting his mother. Hamlet begins to be very heartbreaking towards Ophelia because he starts acting as if he doesn’t really care about her and starts joking with her Lach 4 in a mean way. He starts telling you that her beauty has nothing He also starts questioning whether life is better or if death would be easier. The ghost telling Hamlet about his father being murdered changes the way he thinks about his own life.