Lady Macbeth Rationale

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Written Task

The format of this written task is me interviewing the three main characters that appear in one of the most famous plays of Shakespeare, Macbeth: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and one of the witch from the three witches. The questions that I am focused on are the characterization of each character or about how they think about the other characters that appear in the play or thoughts on Shakespeare on how he described him or her self as a character appearing in the play.

Interview with Macbeth
Interviewer: What kind of characterization do you have in the play?
Macbeth: In the beginning of the play, I am showed to the audience as a brave and capable warrior. The reason is that I am first heard in the wounded captain’s account
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Lady Macbeth: Well, I could say that I, myself, am one of the most famous and frightening female characters of Shakespeare. Already in the beginning is when I start planning to murder Duncan. I am stronger, more ruthless, and more ambitious than my husband, Macbeth. I am fully aware of this fact and know that I will have to push Macbeth into complying my plan. So in other words, I could conclude that I have a masculine soul inhabiting a female body, which seems to link masculinity to ambition and violence.
Interviewer: What do you think about your husband, Macbeth, and his murder of
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So basically speaking, when he hesitated to murder Duncan, I kept irritating him by doubting his manhood until he felt the need to commit murder to prove himself the masculinity. I think that my remarkable strength of will persists through the murder of the king just as ambition affects me more strongly than my husband, Macbeth, before the crime. After Macbeth murdered Duncan, I steadied his nerves by praising him and saying positive things about him about the murder. However, after the murder, I start to get slowly mad. However, I am unfortunate about the fact that I commit a suicide at the end of the play due to my inability to deal with the legacy of the crimes Macbeth and I
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