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Lady Macbeth

            "Lady Macbeth's Downward Course to Madness and Death".
             "We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind", as said by William Shakespeare, says that when there is something troubling the mind, we ultimately cannot conceal it physically. In the play Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth persuades her husband to kill the King of Scotland, Duncan, so that they may obtain the crown. She questions her husband's manhood and eventually drives him to kill the king. Throughout the play the murder of King Duncan catches up to a seemingly ok Lady Macbeth. The deep disorder in her mind causes the change of her outward form of order. In the beginning of the play Lady Macbeth is a seemingly strong, vicious woman who is in charge, but progressively she changes into an unstable, despairing person who eventually is driven to madness and death. .
             In the beginning of the play, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is a seemingly strong, vicious individual who is in charge. Macbeth writes a letter to Lady Macbeth telling her of the witches" prophecies that he will become king. Lady Macbeth knows that Duncan must be killed and that Macbeth is "too full o" the milk of human kindness" (I.v.14) so she resumes the leadership position to push her husband to murder the king. When it comes time to kill Duncan, Lady Macbeth seems strong and in charge. She plans the murder of Duncan, frames Duncan's servants for the murder, and keeps up appearances when the murder is discovered. She is presented as "willful, crafty, and terrifyingly violent" (Bloom). After the murder of Duncan, Macbeth walks out of the room terrified holding the daggers he used to kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth becomes frustrated at the cowardice Macbeth is showing and takes the daggers herself and plants them on the groomsmen. Macbeth, still in shock, is horrified because of the blood on his hands. In response, Lady Macbeth says, "A little water clears us of this deed" (II.

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