What Are Gender Roles In Macbeth

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Macbeth is an awesome play. It was created by William Shakespeare in the 11th century of Scotland. The play was believed to be first done in the 1600s. Shakespeare says that women can be more powerful about gender roles because women have the audacity to kill and have more guts than men.
In act I of the play, Macbeth, who is the main protagonist is chosen by the witches to become the king. “Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under 't. He that 's coming Must be provided for: and you shall put
This night 's great business into my dispatch;” (Act I. Scene v. Lines 67-69). In this piece of evidence, Lady Macbeth is convincing Macbeth to kill the King. Lady Macbeth is proving to Macbeth that she can be more of a man than he is which swaps gender roles a lot in the play. Another piece of evidence states, “thee, my dearest partner of greatness,
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Act III of the play is with even more gender roles that change as well. “O, proper stuff! This is the very painting of your fear. This is the air-drawn dagger which you said Led you to Duncan. O, these flaws and starts, Impostors to true fear, would well become A woman 's story at a winter 's fire, Authorized by her grandam. Shame itself!” (Act III. Scene iv. Lines 61-65). Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth that he is still a coward and a so called “old woman” in which he doesn’t have the guts to be a man like Lady Macbeth. This again proves that Lady Macbeth is more of a manly figure than Macbeth is. “I am a man again. Pray you, sit still.” (3.4.20). In this quote, Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost from when Macbeth had him killed. Macbeth tells the audience that he is now a man again for what he has done.
Act IV has very minimal statements about gender roles since this act is very short. “But I must also feel like a man.” (Act IV. Scene 3. Line 224). Macduff talks about his manliness and to avenge the murder of his family. Doesn’t have to do with Lady Macbeth, but has to do with the manliness of

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