What is the Relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?

how to i describe the relationship between macbeth and lady macbeth throughout the play?

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What is the Relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?

how to i describe the relationship between macbeth and lady macbeth throughout the play?

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Sophia + Charlotte

vor 1 Jahren

 

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You can talk about the power dynamics between them, how lady macbeths power grows. However before Duncan's murder, Macbeth is affectionate and caring towards Lady Macbeth; but, towards the end of the play he transforms into a callous tyrant who shows no remorse or grief for her death, even though he is aware she had become an anxious, nervous, childlike wreck

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iqra

vor 1 Jahren

talk about their power dynamics throughout the play, how at first she’s the powerful and manipulative women in the relationship and as the play progresses and their ambition takes control of their lives and their guilt slowly consumes them , Lady Macbeth becomes paranoid and fearful. Shown in act 5 scene 1, she sleepwalks and can’t sleep without a candle, she’s no longer the powerful and dominant woman she was at the start. When she eventually kills herself , Macbeth doesn’t care and brushes it off, he’s become heartless towards her. Their relationship fluctuates the whole play.

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pige0n

vor 1 Jahren

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship fluctuates throughout the play but generally it’s always quite toxic, Lady Macbeth forces Macbeth too do things like murdering King Duncan and challenges the stereotypes of women being weak and housewives.

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Nikita P

vor 1 Jahren

In the beginning, Lady Macbeth seems to have power over Macbeth. For example, M tells LM that they should stop the plan to kill Duncan. However, LM calls him weak and puts him down (sorry, I don’t remember any quotes) towards the end, we see macbeth as a powerful character and Lady Macbeth as weak. LM seemingly goes insane and keeps sleepwalking and has an obsession with washing her hands as i she is washing off the guilt that she feels. whilst Macbeth is valiant and is compared to a tyrant until his power and hubris leads to his downfall

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Ellie Barford

vor 1 Jahren

how they have a transgressive relationship because lady Macbeth wants to get rid of her milk to become more manly and Macbeth is called a coward and not as brave as he should be because when the army come to dunsinane he wants to put on armour but he says he has to be strong so those ideas juxtapose eachother

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It’s Rachel

vor 1 Jahren

lady Macbeth is quite controling over Macbeth throughout the play until she eventually fills up with guilt and k!lls herself. This is because her and Macbeth were persuaded by the witches prophecies and started to believe in them. the first of the prophecies were that Macbeth would be Thane of cawdor, it came true and the next one was that Macbeth would be King hereafter. the first of the prophecies came true, leading both Macbeth and lady Macbeth to believe in the prophecies. therefore leading them to killing king Duncan. Macbeth hesitated against killing king Duncan but lady Macbeth was instant and called him a coward and attacks his masculinity. she and Macbeth kill king Duncan at Dunsinane castle and lady Macbeth tries to cover up the truth by planting the daggers on the kings guards.

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Cinzia

vor 1 Jahren

fluctuating

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ZA

vor 1 Jahren

Fluctuating

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Nathan Reaper

vor 1 Jahren

You can tall about how Lady Macbeth is controlling and very very ambitious and while Macbeth is ambitious he is also very caring for his wife and would do anything for her - as proven when he kills duncan after having doubts about it -

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Cold_xrd Cold_xrd

vor 1 Jahren

throughout the play you can see lady macbeth gaining power over macbeth by making him do things for her by controlling him and putting pressure on him to kill the guards and then he came back to her saying he can’t take it anymore and lady Macbeth told him man up and then seen that he brought the daggers back and made him go back the guards and plot the daggers

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Mazen

vor 1 Jahren

there relationship is uneven and lade macbeth is controlling him as if she was a puppet master and he was her puppet

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vor 1 Jahren

it starts with lady Macbeth being more powerful and ends with Macbeth being more powerful ig

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evie

vor 1 Jahren

how the control switches throughout the play eg at the start it’s more equal, then LM takes over with all her commands, then you could argue at the end M takes back over as LM is remorseful

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Sophieeee 🎀👝🛍🌺💓

vor 1 Jahren

hiya, you could talk about how at the beginning when Lady Macbeth find out Macbeth will become King, she tries to persuade him to follow his ambition, she kind of gets angry at Macbeth as he won't kill the King so she does it herself. but when Macbeths ambition intensifies, he takes it too far and Lady Macbeth can't deal with the guilt, resulting in her suicide. At the end when Macbeth realises Lady Macbeth has died, he reflects on his terrible crimes I have some quotes for this uploaded on my page and in my English folder hope this helps :)

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