Lady Macbeth Greed Quotes

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The name of the character that will be discussed is Lady Macbeth. She is from the play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare. In Macbeth Lady Macbeth expresses the emotions of greed, guilt, and confidence throughout the play. Throughout the play Lady Macbeth has shown her actions were being controlled by the emotions of greed, guiltiness, and confidence. Lady Macbeth feels greed throughout the play Macbeth because she wants her husband to become king which means that she would do anything that means necessary. One reason why Lady Macbeth feels greedy is because she tells Macbeth a way he can become king. ¨What cannot you and I perform upon the unguarded Duncan? What not put upon his spongy officers, who shall bear the quilt of our …show more content…

Lady Macbeth feels confident about not getting caught killing Duncan. ¨Go get some water and wash this filthy witness from your hand.¨ Shakespeare William act 2 scene 2 lines 45-46. Lady Macbeth is telling Macbeth to get some water so she could wash Duncan's blood off her and Macbeth's hands. The quote given will come back later in the play when Lady Macbeth rubs her hands together to try to get Duncan's blood off of her hands as she sleepwalks. Another reason why Lady Macbeth comes up with a plan so Macbeth can become king which makes her feel confident. ¨When Duncan is asleep whereto the rather shall his day´s hard journey soundly invite him, his two chamberlains will I, with wine and wassail, so convince, that memory, the warder of the brain, shall be fume, and the receipt of reason a limbeck only.¨ Shakespeare William act 1 scene 7 lines 60-73a. Lady Macbeth is telling Macbeth that she is going to get Duncan's guards drunk so when she and her husband kill Duncan everyone will think that Duncan's guards did it. The quote I gave shows that Lady Macbeth's plan to kill Duncan was well thought out so that is why she is confident about it. Even though Lady Macbeth is willing to kill Duncan so Macbeth can have the throne she is very confident in doing so. Throughout the play Lady Macbeth has shown her actions were being controlled by the emotions of greed, guiltiness, and confidence. Lady Macbeth felt greed in

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