This, however, further emphasizes the desire and ambition that Lady Macbeth possesses to be queen. She shows the power of her will over her husband, especially when they meet the second time after his return.
It has been argued over, as long as the play itself, whether she fainted to distract attention from her struggling husband or whether strangely she realises the implications of her actions.
If Lady Macbeth convinced Macbeth that he wanted to be king then she would have gained from his actions. Look how she rubs her hands.
If we see Lady Macbeth as just a functional character whose role is to motivate Macbeth to fulfil his ambitions; then we can conclude she is pulled out of the play after she serves this purpose, but only after we see the effects her actions have had on her. English Lady Macbeth: Character Analysis In a play that is abundant in evil occurrences, Lady Macbeth is the overriding source of evil in the first act.
Shakespeare - Macbeth, 1. Written by Michael Donkor is a writer and is currently working on his first novel Hold. She has nightmares and in one famous scene Act 5, Scene 1appears to try to wash from her hands the blood she imagines has been left behind by the murders.
He agrees with the plan to murder the king.
As soon as Lady Macbeth finds out about the prophecy of the three witches, seeing the opportunity, without a moment of hesitation she decides, and vows to herself that King Duncan will not leave the castle alive.
Her conscience does not seem to be affected by the horrific actions she plans to do, on the other hand her man, who's soul is constantly encumbered by the depths of the crimes.