Lady Macbeth Figurative Language Analysis

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In William Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Macbeth, the use of figurative language and the contrast of light and dark in respects to Lady Macbeth’s assassination plot illustrates her defying the set social structure of gender. In the play, Lady Macbeth favors attaining more power, thus prompting her to formulate a plan to kill Duncan, the King, so that her and Macbeth could claim the noble title. The situation correlates to gender as Lady Macbeth epitomizes an unconventional stereotype because devising this type of scheme fits the matrix of males not females. But, regardless of gender, she acknowledges this plan as one of “nature’s mischief” (i.v.48) meaning that it reflects the intrinsic evil within a person, therefore, her words show that
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