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Macbeth Essay

Summary: This essay deals with the quote "this dead butcher and his fiend like queen" from "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare and whether it is an accurate assessment of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
The images portrayed by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth change dramatically throughout the play. I believe that the quote `this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen' is not an accurate assessment of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Although there were elements of butchery in Macbeths behavior, he also had many strengths. He was heroic, brave, and ambitious and was a good husband however, his behavior changed throughout the play. At the beginning Macbeth was a respected, loyal, patriotic soldier and was even manipulated by his wife by her questioning his manhood. He was very dependent on Lady Macbeth because she was the one with all the ambition and aspiration. This is a very different Macbeth to what we see him as later on in the play. He becomes confident, devious, malevolent, and malicious.

The word `butcher' refers to killing, slaughtering and slaying with no motivation, no feeling and senselessness. Macbeth...

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