Who Is Lady Macbeth Evil

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Macbeth Clearly, Lady Macbeth is complicit in the murders. Is she also culpable to some extent? Lady Macbeth, wife of King Macbeth, plays a small role on turning Macbeth into a ruthless, cunning tyrant. Although she has knowledge and commitment towards her goals, where she plans the murder of King Duncan, she cannot handle the consequences of her ambition, which she thought she could. Lady Macbeth is not able to commit murders to some more extent because she suffers from immense guilt, which she cannot handle. She also does not defy the consequences of plotting a murder, which her husband does until the end. She also has more human traits than Macbeth, who abandons it completely. Lady Macbeth is responsible for death of King Duncan alongside Macbeth. Even though she did not do the killing, she pushed Macbeth forward who was lacking confidence. This little push affected a lot in later acts. When Macbeth felt threatened by Banquo, he immediately eliminates him and tries to kill his son, Fleance. This most definitely should…show more content…
She never gives up her traits unlike Macbeth. The only time she actually tries to give up her humane traits is when she hears about the prophecy “That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full ; Of direst cruelty”(Act 1, Scene 5, Line 42-3-4). She also was not able to kill King Duncan because he looked too much like her father “ Had he not resembled;My father as he slept, I had done ’t” (Act 2, Scene 2, Line 12-3). When Macbeth had killed Banquo, she could not help but wonder why Macbeth would do such thing to his close friend. She is even more shocked when Macbeth brutally slaughters Macduff’s family. Since Macbeth had given up on his humane traits, he was not paying much attention to Lady Macbeth, which is also one of the reasons on why she committed
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