How Does Lady Macbeth Change Throughout The Play

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In the play, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare Lady Macbeth is one of the most important characters. Lady Macbeth is the wife of Macbeth and plays a very important role in Macbeth. Lady Macbeth defiantly isn’t the kindest person in the play. She is one of the most evil characters in Macbeth. She is one of Shakespeare’s most famous and frightening characters. (, Analysis of Major Characters) Lady Macbeth is determined to get done what she says that she will. A perfect example of this is when she was determined to kill Duncan in his sleep. Both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth planned on killing Duncan in his sleep so that Macbeth could become king. Macbeth changed his mind and didn’t want to do the killing at the last minute, but Lady Macbeth would not allow him to not kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth was determined to get Duncan killed so that she could…show more content…
Macbeth does murder sleep”—the innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.” (Shakespeare act 2 scene 2 Macbeth, line 33-38 page 372). She eventually begins to feel a sense of guilt towards the end of the play. She begins to feel the most guilt after the death of Duncan. Not only does she feel guilt, she also feels worry. She doesn’t want anyone to know that her and her husband were the ones that committed the murder of Duncan. Although she knows that some people may become curious, she wants to keep it a secret as long as possible. She tries her best to hide her guilt and worry so that people don’t think that it was her. She becomes so guilty that she begins having hallucinations. The hallucinations become so vivid and alive that it gets to the point where she actually begins to smell the blood of
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