An analysis of the relationship between macbeth and lady macbeth in the play macbeth

This commotion distracts everyone including Macduff and they decide to attend to her. She is persuasive, using her loving charm and kisses and carefully choosing her words lest she offends him.

Eager for each other's advancement, their mutual ambition destroys them. He therefore plans to secretly murder him and his son, Fleance. Lady Macbeth uses her power over MacBeth, to influence him to kill Duncan.

MacBeth sent this letter to his wife quickly, he is was obviously pleased with the news and wanted her to know about it.

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The quote "she should have died hereafter" tells us that Macbeth is grieving and that he has lost all that he has. The two protagonists work hand in hand to ensure that their wellbeing is looked out for.

Shakespeare uses these to show what Macbeth's life has become.

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Upon hearing this news, Lady Macbeth starts to contemplate murder. Lady Macbeth had the intention to kill King Duncan and take away the throne by convincing Macbeth to commit scandalous and shameful crimes in the kingdom. Partners in crime, they die apart. However when Macbeth begins showing signs of weakness and is giving excuses as to why he should not kill the king, Lady Macbeth changes her stance from being a persuasive and loving wife to officious, threatening and critical of her husband. He asks himself, why should he have taken all this risk just to put Banquo's heirs on the throne? However, while Macbeth is happy to wait for fate to take its course, Lady Macbeth has a clear fervour to usurp the crown; unfortunately, this ambition warps their relationship as both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth change into completely different people. Macbeth is so awed by this woman who is his wife, who has so much power that he cannot believe it. At this point in the play, her character takes a dramatic turn. MacBeth sent this letter to his wife quickly, he is was obviously pleased with the news and wanted her to know about it. Lady Macbeth comes to his rescue, pretending to be so overwhelmed with grief that she faints.

Now he wants his heirs to be king. This scene clearly shows what has become of their relationship.

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She strikes him at his manhood and courage. Whether she was bluffing, the imagery that Macbeth would have had in his mind at this point would have been frightening.

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Changing Relationship Between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth