Paper on Macbeth

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Unformatted text preview: Lindsay Lastinger In-Class Writing Macbeth Acts II, III December 10, 2008 Coach Allen Changes in Lady Macbeth Throughout the events found within Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth , Lady Macbeth undergoes various changes of emotion. In the beginning of the play she is overpowered by ambition, prompting her to use ruthlessness and deceit to obtain the power she desires. However, as the play continues to unfold, her confidence becomes weaker and weaker due to mounting guilt, remorse, and fear of defeat. The guilt begins to wear on her, as she begins to realize the intensity of the numerous wrongs she has committed. She and Macbeth are able to steal the crown, but their newfound power is plagued by guilt stricken visions and sorrow. Upon hearing the news of Macbeth’s prophecy, Lady Macbeth instantly becomes power- hungry. Words that clearly illustrate her fiery ambition include,”…unsex me here and fill me from the crown to the toe top full of direct cruelty” and “…That my knife see not the wound it...
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