Macbeth starts off as a good servant to the king, which earns him the title of Thane of Cawdor. He had the potential to serve the king loyally. When his wife persuades him to kill the king so that rest of the witches ' prophecy can be fulfilled but that came to an end. The actions of Macbeth in the beginning of the story showed a positive character because he was brave, a skilled warrior and loyal to King Duncan According to Scene 1 Act 2 “ For brave Macbeth well he deserves that name Disdaining Fortune, with his brandish steel, which smoked with bloody execution.” This quotation showed that he was brave. But deep in to the story Macbeth ambitions grew, when Duncan had made him Thane of Cawdor.
Macbeth simply gets deceived by her forceful words. She is dominant over her husband and effortlessly persuades Macbeth to go forward with decisive plan. Her dominance and control can be conveyed by “hie thee hither that I may pour my spirits in thine ear”, here she is calling for Macbeth to hurry home so she can pour her poison in his ears so he follows her orders with his eyes closed. The phrase “pour my spirits” is linked with poison; to contaminate his mind with her heinous objective. The word “pour” reinforces this idea of poison as she intends it as a liquid which take over his mind and slowly ‘kill’ anything which would keep Macbeth from executing the plan his wife has conjured.
Macbeth’s unnecessary evil and abuse of power by William Shakespeare, to what control does Macbeth have over his actions? His wife Lady Macbeth has influenced Macbeth throughout the book, He continues to murder because of his wife’s actions and her feel for power. Macbeth has little control of his actions, love is a powerful thing and makes people do foolish things and Macbeth “pursuing to murder those people because of what his wife” is a perfect example of that. Lady Macbeth has been an influential character throughout the story portraying the manipulation of Macbeth. Macbeth was a great hero loved by most and hated by some but he was a fearless man who would keep to his word and would die in the name of honor and integrity.
In the play The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Macduff proves to be the true hero. Macduff proves to be the true hero of the play for being loyal to his country and killing Macbeth. Macbeth and Macduff differ because Macbeth is conceded and a killer, while Macduff is not. Macduff, the Thane of Fife, proves to be a loyal man when it comes to his country and his people. For example, Macduff deserts his family in order to go to England to meet with Malcolm and the king of England, so all three of them can go back to Scotland to defeat Macbeth for once and all.
She says that she herself would kill her own child in order to achieve her own goals. She then proceeds to say that,” But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail.” All of which she says eventually convinces Macbeth that he should go through with the murder in order to show his masculinity. This shows how much she truly influences Macbeth in the decisions he
A real villain would not feel guilty after committing a crime. As the guilt gets too much for her, Lady Macbeth ends her life. In the 1983 and 2010 adaptations of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is expressed as a harsh manipulating character. Dark lighting and ominous settings are used to express this in all Lady Macbeth scenes. In Act 1 Scene 7 when Lady Macbeth is convincing Macbeth to murder Duncan she uses a hard tone and very angry language to exploit Macbeth.
This occurs throughout Macbeth, but most notably in her performance before and after Duncan’s murder. In these parts of the story, Lady Macbeth becomes a master of deception and is able to trick both Duncan and the thanes into believing that she is a benevolent host who cares about her guests wholeheartedly even though she plans to kill the King. One scene in particular where Lady Macbeth is deceptive happens before Duncan arrives at the Macbeth’s castle. In this scene, Lady Macbeth tells her husband about her plan to don a mask for Duncan’s visit. She says to him, “Bear welcome in your eye, your hand, your tongue.
Lady Macbeth feels as is if Macbeth is too kind to kill Duncan and get the crown on his own. “My hands are of my color, but I shame to wear a heart so white”. (Act II, scn ii, 63-65) Macbeth ends up killing Duncan and instead of him leaving the daggers with the guards, he brings them back with him. Lady Macbeth then takes it upon herself to take the daggers back to the scene of the murder. She does not want to look like a coward like Macbeth.