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How Shakespeare Portrayed Macbeth's and Lady Macbeth's Characters in "Macbeth"

Summary: Essay shows how Shakespeare portrayed MacBeth's and Lady MacBeth's characters in MacBeth.
The play MacBeth, written by William Shakespeare, is a prime example of gender stereotypes. Shakespeare has portrayed MacBeth and Lady MacBeth in an interesting way, in that MacBeth and Lady MacBeth start off being heroes and end up both being villains. Throughout the play we are reminded that MacBeth isn't always the stronger of the two, and this thickens the plot immensely, because their sustainability as a couple is questioned. Shakespeare has portrayed MacBeth as being cowardly, even though Banquo and himself are responsible for the win over the Scottish Army. The way that Shakespeare has `played' with Lady MacBeth's character is interesting, in the way that in the beginning, we think of her as being a worried wife, yet we couldn't have been further from the truth.

Lady MacBeth's character twisted when she heard the news about the witches'...

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