Lady Macbeth Inhumane Character Analysis

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The iconic movie series Star Wars features one of the most famous villains, Darth Vader. Most people think of Darth Vader as always being evil, which is not the case. In fact, his name was Anakin and he was one of the protagonists. As for the play Macbeth, the transition from good to evil is very similar. Macbeth starts out as a war hero and loving husband, but in the end he is the villain. Throughout the play, Macbeth transforms from a noble soldier to a tyrannical King due to Lady Macbeth’s influences. Lady Macbeth is responsible for Macbeth’s transformation because she taunts him, forces greed and downplays murder. Lady Macbeth takes advantage of Macbeth by questioning his manhood and insinuating that he is weak, in order to manipulate…show more content…
She does this when she feels that Macbeth is going to “crack” or confess all of the shady deeds he has done. An example of this is after Macbeth kills Duncan, Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth to simply wash the blood of his hands, “A little water clears us of this deed” (2.2.68). Lady Macbeth is very nonchalant after the murder of Duncan. While Macbeth is having an emotional breakdown she is very unemotional and uncaring about Duncan’s death. She further tells Macbeth that all the guilt will disappear once the “blood” is washed off his hands. Lady Macbeth doesn’t seem fazed after such a traumatizing event. In addition, Lady Macbeth further neutralizes an extreme situation after Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost at the Dinner of Thanes and she dismisses his fears. After everyone leaves Lady Macbeth states, "Banquo's buried, he cannot come out on's grave" (5.1. 62-65). Lady Macbeth does not account for the guilt that Macbeth feels after he murders Banquo. She becomes desensitized to the fact that innocent people have died because of their greed for power. This affects Macbeth because in both Banquo’s and Duncan's murders, Lady Macbeth has pretended that this is the way of the world and nothing is wrong. This puts Macbeth in the mindset that he is above the law and he can get away with anything. Macbeth is transformed into an insensitive, power longing, fool which gets him killed in the

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