Lady Macbeth Manipulates Her Husband Analysis

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The Tragedy of Macbeth presents a story in which influence begins to have it’s consequences. Throughout the play, various characters are introduced and not all appear to be who we think they are. It is not rare to see how women play major roles in a man’s decision making nowadays. Often times, women can manipulate the mentality of a man in order to enjoy the littlest of glory. The brutal events that occur within the play are as a result to the way Lady Macbeth manipulates her husband, Macbeth. The delivery of persuasive speeches is the root cause to why Macbeth questions himself. Lady Macbeth’s ability to deceive Macbeth is shown, and it demonstrates multiple themes. It is fair to say that Macbeth would do whatever possible to become king considering…show more content…
Lay it to thy heart and farewell,’”(Act I Scene v Lines 9-12).
Shakespeare uses prose to demonstrate Macbeth’s confusion about what to do with the prophesies that the “fates” provide. Lady Macbeth immediately begins to question her husband’s man hood. She ponders whether Macbeth has the ability to step up as a man and take the initiative to do whatever is possible to become king. It is from this point onwards which Lady Macbeth bears the responsibility for Duncan’s death. All of Lady Macbeth’s influencing speeches have to do with whether or not Macbeth can be considered a man. Lady Macbeth then states,
“Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt be
What thou art promised; yet do I fear thy nature,
It is too full o’th;milk of human kindness
To catch the nearest way” (Act I Scene v
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Prophesies from the witches allow many to interpret that it causes ambition within Macbeth and his wife. To an extent, this may be true. Macbeth and his wife begin to quicken their prophesies soon after discovering them from the witches. As a result of this, neither Macbeth or his wife choose to wait out what fate will bring them. Whilst one can use this idea of the witches being the true cause, it is important to know that Macbeth contemplated whether or not to wait out the prophesies, not to kill Duncan immediately. Despite him contemplating, it is already shown how Lady Macbeth uses several forms of persuasion to complete the ruthless act of killing

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