Lady Macbeth Quote Analysis

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People are not always granted their wishes, for the most part people work for what they want and the outcome may not always come as desired. In William Shakespeare's play Macbeth, Lady Macbeth starts off malicious and transitions in a suicidal state of mind. Although Lady Macbeth was a women she would manipulate her husband and was Macbeth's main influence which wasn't common in the past.
Initially, in the first act Lady Macbeth starts off as an ambitious wife determined to help fulfill the prophecy of her husband becoming King of Scotland. A quote that explains her way “Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be What thou art promised. Yet do I fear thy nature;It is too full o' th' milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way: thou wouldst
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In act two it quotes “Does unmake you. I have given suck, and know How tender ’tis to love the babe that milks me.I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you. Have done to this”(I.VII.54-59). For instance, Lady Macbeth is saying how she would do anything to get what she desires. Even if that means killing her own baby she would do it. She then states “Pronounce it for me ,sir, to all our friends, For my heart speaks they are welcome”(III.IV.7-8). Lady Macbeth is deceptive so she can be perceived as a sweet wife, when in reality she holds darks desires. She will do what it takes to get what she desires it would not matter to her if a loved one gets hurt if she dreams of something she does what it takes to get…show more content…
“ Wash your hands. Put on your nightgown. Look not so pale.—I tell you yet again, Banquo’s buried; he cannot come out on's grave”(V.i.43-45). Lady macbeth has these symptoms because she misses her husband who is in the war and her past can not stop getting into her head. She has to remind herself that the people her and her husband murdered can not harm her physically anymore. Her other costume comes in when she quotes “To bed, to bed. There’s knocking at the gate. Come, come, come, come. Give me your hand. What’s done cannot be undone.—To bed, to bed, to bed!”(V.i.45-47). Lady Macbeth starts becoming an unfamiliar person because not only is she sleepwalking she is hearing things and talking to herself which is only affecting her even more. She is getting to a point where she can not handle being away from her husband for so long and remembering her past.
In essence, Lady Macbeth's personality does not change much over the course of the play. Her personality can be relevant in modern day today because so many people can't control their way of thinking and do what they desire but do not think if the consequences in the long run. As Lady Macbeth personality unravel throughout the play she shows her emotions get to her and the way they affect her as a
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