Macbeth states to Lady Macbeth, “we will proceed no further in this business” (I, VII) since he almost finally decides to refuse to kill Duncan. However, Lady Macbeth uses different manipulative methodologies towards Macbeth and persuades him to consult the killing of Duncan. “So green and pale” (I, VII), Lady Macbeth even called him a coward. From the same scene, she mentions, “From this time, such I account thy love”, implying that if Macbeth cant stay steady concerning the murder of the king, then she will consider his love for her to be as similarly conflicting. Later in scene, Lady Macbeth states that if she had made such a promise as Macbeth did to her, she would “dash the brains out” of her own child as “it was smiling in her fail”.
By saying this, Lady Macbeth shows she is determined to kill Duncan in his sleep, and if it didn’t happen, her plans would be ruined. When she says “Th’ attempt and not the deed confounds us”, she describing how bad it would look for people to see an attempted murder, but not success. In saying this, Lady Macbeth shows she is determined to successfully kill Duncan. Macbeth has been having strange dreams recently, so he decides to talk to Lady
During the play, Lady Macbeth only wanted to help her husband achieve greatness- even if it meant she would have to murder some people. She believed that if her and her husband were to become royalty she would never have to worry about most things, she assumed it would be a better life for them. Lady Macbeth’s motives
Lady Macbeth fears for his sanity while Macbeth’s thanes are no longer loyal to him. Macbeth shows no worry towards his unloyal thanes though, only focusing on what he can do to continue holding onto the crown. Through deception and desperation, Macbeth convinces men to murder Banquo so he could remain
Determination basically describes Antigone as she will not let Creon stand in her way as she will bury her brother, Polyneices, even if Creon tries to stop her from doing so. This head strong characteristic is key; which shows Antigone dramatic self in the play. Upset, and confused, Antigone stresses, “Ismene I am going to bury him, he is my brother”. (Sophocles, Act 1). Again, showing determination, Antigone
I’ll do duty to my brother and yours as well, if you’re not prepared to I won’t be caught betraying him”(line 58). Her sister tries to convince her not to go against Creon’s decree, but because she was so stubborn she would not listen and did as she pleased. “A vain attempt should not be made at all”(Ismene). (Antigone) “So leave me
This is his wife and the woman he loves. To not listen to her is as hard as listening to her for Macbeth. She is persistent on Making him carry through with this dastardly deed. She is his equal and “What cannot you and I perform upon the unguarded Duncan?”(LL Lady Macbeth ( Macbeth’s castle)). She is very willing to help him in the action of killing the
Both, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth want power, however, Macbeth does not to be free of his human traits. Lady Macbeth wants the spirits to come and take her all femininity away. Lady Macbeth believes becoming a man, stripped of personality traits she will be able to commit the evil deed and kill the King for power. Moreover, she will not feel pity or empathy while
Even lady Macbeth thinks it is meant to be that he will become king. “Shalt be what thou art promised” but she resolute that her husband will not fellow the plan to kill the king Duncan and he will never take the throne for themselves. She said her husband Macbeth is too full o’ the milk of human kindness”. As soon as messenger enter and share regarding Duncan coming night to their palace, lady Macbeth plan let her husband to kill king Duncan in the time of sleep and keep the dagger near to guard in
He decides his final decision by the push of Lady Macbeth. He tells her, “I am settled, and bend up/ Each corporal agent to this terrible feat” (I.7.79-80). Macbeth end ups murdering the king due to Lady Macbeth pushing his flaw even more. Banquo’s fate, on the other hand, was that his descendants were to become kings. Macbeth's flaw makes him become paranoid about Banquo’s children being king because he wants the throne for his own descendants and not his.