Lady Macbeth Influence

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Lady Macbeth and Her Influence Ambition and a devious act fills Lady Macbeth in this time with Duncan as King of Scotland. Lady Macbeth is fearless and will not settle for anything less than she desires. She proceeds with different ways of persuading Macbeth into murdering Duncan for the crown. Macbeth is a warrior and made of honor. He is given the title Thane of Cawdor, and respects his King, Duncan, but is conflicted with the prophecy said by the Weird Sisters, as he is told he will one day become king after being Thane of Cawdor. Yet, Macbeth says Duncan trusts him in two ways, “First, as I am his kinsman and his subject... as his host, / Who should against his murderer shut the door” (Macbeth, 1.7.12-15). Macbeth finds no purpose in this crime of murdering Duncan for the crown, and knows it will influence many others with it. Lady Macbeth thinks otherwise though, as she uses different persuading methods to finally break Macbeth’s mindset. Lady Macbeth’s devious ways of persuasion using love, ridicule, and an ego boost, is clear as Macbeth falls to her plan and both of their characters…show more content…
Lady Macbeth’s envious persuasion tactics of self-pride, devotion, and mockery entice Macbeth towards her plan for murder. Lady Macbeth has a clear ambition for that throne and has Macbeth embrace his ambition using her three persuasion tactics. Macbeth has morals and honor for his King, but his ambition is too open and easily manipulated by his wife as he completely settles for the plan to murder Duncan. It is clear Macbeth will not follow his ambition of the role as King until Lady Macbeth reveals her devious plan. Lady Macbeth’s persuasion tactics reveal her character as ambitious, devious, and ruthless while Macbeth is revealed as an honorable man that is to capable of being deceived with his

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