Macbeth And Lady Macbeth Relationship Analysis

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Task: Characterize the Relationship Between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. If the Main theme is Ambition, Whose Ambition is Driving Force of the Play- Macbeth’s, Lady Macbeth’s or both??
Macbeth is a Tragic Play written in 1606 by a well-known writer William Shakespeare. This play revolves around Macbeth’s quest of becoming the king of Scotland in which Lady Macbeth is also equally involved. As there are many themes in Macbeth from which one of the major theme in this play is Ambition on which the complete play is built up, In Act 1 scene 2 captain brief’s Duncan about the Battlefield, how Macbeth chopped Macdonald’s head on the Battlefield and how Macbeth Defeated Norwegian Army and won the battle, this was Macbeths first Impression In the Play as a Brave soldier who can do whatever needed to defend his country. Later in Act 1 Scene 5, Lady Macbeth enters while reading a letter written by Macbeth, as she reads the letter she gets to know about the Witches Prophecies, Macbeth got the Thane of Cawdor Title and King Duncan is arriving at their Castle Tonight for dinner, Macbeth also writes that Lady Macbeth is “My Dearest Partner of Greatness” which symbolizes that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are very close to each other. Then she talks to herself about how she will persuade Macbeth to kill Duncan and here we see Lady Macbeths true Character which changes frequently throughout the Play.
As we have seen in act 1, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth know each other very well and can understand
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