Examples Of Evil In Lady Macbeth

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The evil with in Lady Macbeth In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is portrayed to be a true agent of evil due to her blind ambition, manipulation, and madness. Lady Macbeth uses her manipulation as a result of blind ambition to fulfill what she thinks is needed. As a consequence, Lady Macbeth turn to madness that will ultimately characterize her a true agent of evil. Lady Macbeth is a very strong individual that has the ambition to get whatever she wants but unfortunately fails to see the bigger picture. Lady Macbeth is a true agent of evil due to her willingness to kill Duncan for her own needs and wants as she says “You wait on natures mischief, come thick night, and pall thee in dunnest some of hell, that my keen knife see not that wound it makes, nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, to cry ‘hold, hold’.” (Shakespeare, 1.5 49-52) Lady Macbeth clearly stated that she has no problem with killing Duncan herself with her own knife which clearly demonstrates her a true agent of evil. Even though Lady Macbeth was unable to kill Duncan, the intensions were clearly stated and doesn’t take away the things she had said. After Lady Macbeth had found Macbeth was able to get the…show more content…
When Duncan was staying at Macbeth’s house, Lady Macbeth will make sure that Duncan dies in order for Macbeth to be king of Scotland. For the plan to workout flawlessly, Lady Macbeth had to pick on Macbeth’s manhood once again to get the outcome out of him. “When you durst do it, then you were a man, and to be more than what you were, you would be so much more than a man.” (Shakespeare 1.7 49-51) Lady Macbeth needed Duncan dead but she was not willing to do it herself. The only way Lady Macbeths blind ambition will come true is if she had manipulated Macbeth by picking on whatever character flaws he portrays. Overall Lady Macbeth had acted upon her ambition but will unfortunately lead her to

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