preview

Lady Macbeth's Ambition And Evil

Satisfactory Essays
Lady Macbeth is the first character that shows this behavior because she has a ambition for strength, power, and cruelty and to get this she commits a couple deeds that make her corrupt. In lady Macbeths soliloquy in Act 1 Scene 6 lines 39-42 she says “come you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts ,unsex me here,And fill me, from cron to the toe, top-full of direst cruelty.” Her ambition to be more strong and in power makes her talk to evil spirits to make her a man and to fill her with evil. When Macbeth was having second thoughts Lady Macbeth says to Macbeth in Act 1 Scene 7 Lines 49-51 “When you durst do it, then you were a man; And to be more than what you were, you would be so much more the man.” Do to Lady Macbeths ambition for power
Get Access