Lady macbeth is a leading character in william shakespeare's tragedy macbeth (c1603–1607) the wife of the play's tragic hero, macbeth (a scottish nobleman), lady macbeth goads her husband into committing regicide , after which she becomes queen of scotland. In my opinion, lady macbeth is portrayed by shakespeare as an evil character, as she shows great ambition, she values power and wealth over human life, and she demonstrates cruelty throughout the play.
- macbeth's profound evil when the audience experiences macbeth by william shakespeare, it is subjected to a heavy dose of evil in the form of intent and actions by the witches, by lady macbeth and by macbeth.
While lady macbeth is ruthless in her ambition and does achieve the crown, she is unable to enjoy it because she is not as evil as some of her actions suggest she is racked with guilt and dies separated, at least emotionally, from the husband she was a partner to at one time. Who is more evil lady macbeth or macbeth this essay will try to explain the characteristics of lady macbeth and macbeth macbeth is the main character and there is a lot of evidence to tell us about him in macbeth has been portrayed as a lady who wants it all and at any cost.
Macbeth: lady macbeth and evil in a play that is abundant in evil occurrences, lady macbeth is the overriding source of evil in the first act lady macbeth persuades macbeth to kill duncan, despite macbeth listing eight reasons against the murder. Lady macbeth: character analysis in a play that is abundant in evil occurrences, lady macbeth is the overriding source of evil in the first act lady macbeth persuades macbeth to kill duncan, despite macbeth listing eight reasons against the murder. In lady macbeth's mind, being a woman —especially a woman with the capacity to give birth and nurture children —interferes with her evil plans femininity means compassion and kindness, while masculinity is synonymous with direst cruelty (1550.
Lady macbeth is so consumed by guilt for her evil acts that she eventually loses her mind but we could also say that her transformation from a powerful and unnaturally masculine figure into an enfeebled woman reestablishes a sense of natural gender order in the play. The evil of macbeth and lady macbeth is so great that ultimately it destroys both of them the human soul cannot endure such evil one way or another evil destroys the soul knowing he is doomed to lose, macbeth still battles against macduff, the representative of virtue and the redresser of the play lady macbeth is defeated by madness and death.
Lady macbeth is more evil character than macbeth the relationship between macbeth and his wife is paramount to the understanding of a major theme of this play at first it would appear to be an equal partnership however, lady macbeth was the dominant of the two character she could have persuaded macbeth to do anything if she so wished.
Lady macbeth is often said to be evil from the get go, this however is not the case, our first meeting with lady macbeth see's her reading the letter sent to her by macbeth explaining the witches prophecy lady macbeth has read the letter and started to think, at first she is estatic with the news.