Lady Macbeth: The Murder Of King Duncan

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Lady Macbeth is innocent, her power hungry husband is the one to look at. Macbeth, Thane of Cawdor, King of Scotland; has everything he has ever wanted. But at first, he did not have anything. While following up with the murder of King Duncan, his wife, and Banquo; the investigation started with the searching of the first murder case. The house of king Macbeth, or the former house of King Duncan. Found inside one of Lady Macbeth 's dressers was a letter written to her from her husband. The letter contained some interesting statements. “Thane of Cawdor, ' by which title, before, these weird sisters saluted me, and referred me to the coming on of time with 'Hail, king that shalt be! '”. Macbeth wanted power and when he heard the witches say that he one day could, he did not stop at the chance to gain it. Macbeth is clearly the murderer and should be found guilty. Macbeth needed power, he craved it, so after the prediction by the witches to become Thane of Cawdor, he was pronounced just that.”By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.” The desire to be king overtook him. Killing king Duncan and his wife with their servants daggers; who Macbeth then killed after, Macbeth received the kingly title. Macbeth then …show more content…

Macbeth’s lust for power has overtaken him, that is why he hired assassins to kill Banquo and his son Fleance. Out of spite of Fleance for being heir to the throne, but it backfires on him and Fleance escapes. Macbeth then became unstable after killing his best friend; seeing the deceased ghost and speaking of things that did not make any sense. Macbeth is deranged, losing himself because of the murders he had partaken in. ”Things without all remedy should be without regard: what 's done is done.” Anyone can see that he is behind the murders and blaming it on Lady Macbeth is not the right decision. Lady Macbeth became depressed; embarrassed, and rattled by her husband’s lost sanity. She started feeling empty and alone; she killed

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