Macbeth Essay | Lady Macbeth

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Lady Macbeth.
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Lady Macbeth

Summary: Questions the classical evaluation of the character Lady Macbeth, from William Shakespeare's play, Macbeth. Debates if she is truly a fiend-like queen or a loyal wife. References writings by A.C Bradley and Thomas Thrasher.
Many arguments have been started over Shakespeare's Macbeth on whether Lady Macbeth was a "fiend-like queen" or loyal wife. Critics have unveiled many aspects to this question with their well understanding of Lady Macbeth. However, in both cases the critics agree that Lady Macbeth is a "fiend-like queen" for the reasons that in the murder of King Duncan she is the ultimate deciding influence, she uses her husband's weakness against him, and her ruthless ambition makes her only care about herself and ultimately leads to her own suicide. These opinions are both shared by A.C Bradley and Thomas Thrasher.

Lady Macbeth is the ultimate deciding influence in the murder of Duncan because in the beginning she is the most commanding and perhaps the most awe-inspiring figure that Shakespeare drew as stated by Bradley. When Lady Macbeth finds out that King Duncan is going to spend the night...

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