Macbeth is a play by William Shakespeare in which a lot of gruesome things happen. The play took place in Scotland around the eleventh century. Macbeth, Thane of Glamis, is told by three witches that he will soon be promoted to Thane of Cawdor and later will be King of Scotland. When the first of their prophesies comes true Macbeth becomes filled with ambition and tells his wife how he feels. She persuades her husband to murder King Duncan in order for Macbeth to become King. When the royal court arrives, Lady Macbeth greets the members as the perfect hostess, escorting the king into the castle. After he kills King Duncan they feel guilt. Macduff and Lennox have come to escort King Duncan as he has ordered. When Malcolm and Donalbain, Duncan's sons, enter, they decide that they need to flee to avoid being named as the murderers or the next victims. Malcolm goes to England and Donalbain to Ireland. Macbeth tries to kill Banquo and Fleance, but Fleance escapes. Three apparitions rise from the cauldron and speak to Macbeth. They say Macbeth will not be defeated until Birnam Wood marches on Dunsinane Hill. Macbeth sees ghosts and Lady Macbeth sleepwalks, endlessly washing her hands of the blood and commits suicide. Macbeth kills Siward, a man born of woman. Macduff informs Macbeth that he was delivered by Caesarean section and then Malcom kills Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is morally guilty because she helps formulate the plan of killing Duncan, encourages Macbeth to kill him, as well as lies to cover the murder up. .
Lady Macbeth helps formulate the plan of killing Duncan. In Inverness, Macbeth's castle, Lady Macbeth reads herself a letter she has received from Macbeth. It says Macbeth's promotion to the Thane ship of Cawdor and facts about his meeting with the witches. Lady Macbeth fears Macbeth is not strong enough to kill King Duncan. She puts all her femininities behind in order for her to seize the crown.