Persuasive Essay On Lady Macbeth

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Macbeth by William Shakespeare 1606 is the story of a once brave warrior who commits the crime of regicide to achieve his ambitions. It is also the story of the woman who loves him passionately and is equally ambitious for her husband. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth have a sort of relationship where they would literally do anything for each other no matter what the consequences. This causes them to constantly put one and another in danger. This scene is set before the murder of Duncan, Macbeth is questioning whether killing him is truly the correct thing to do. Lady Macbeth enters the room where Macbeth was pondering and detects his self-doubt. She then convinces him to go through with the deed by suggesting that his manhood is diminishing because he hasn’t…show more content…
Lady Macbeth chooses her words very carefully to ensure that Macbeth will listen; she downplays his manliness in a time where manhood meant everything. Because of this Macbeth feels he has no choice but to commit the crime otherwise he is not a worthy man. The speech I have chosen reveals the lengths in which Lady Macbeth is willing to go, to ensure her husband becomes King. The words Lady Macbeth uses in this speech unveil another side of her, proving her to be quite manipulative and bad natured. This speech of Lady Macbeths reveals future aspects and the dark direction in which the play is heading. The words and phrases she uses to convince Macbeth give the readers and audience a massive insight, ‘plucked my nipple from his boneless gums and dashed the brains out.’ This is a quite gruesome expression compared to previous ones used earlier in the plot. This scene helps reveal many aspects about both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, you understand that Macbeth is having second thoughts about the murder. Where as Lady Macbeth wants to go full steam ahead and murder him no matter what the

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