Lady Macbeth accounts for Macbeth's behavior in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," by saying that he has had this kind of behavior since he was child, and even has seizures during these moments. She essentially tries to explain his behavior away as a mental illness. This occurs during Act 3, Scene 4,
The traits of characters in Macbeth range from trusting, virtuous and generous, as with Duncan, to cruel and conspiring, as with Lady Macbeth. The characters in Macbeth have complex personalities and embody many different traits. Along with Duncan, Fleance and Banquo lean more towards the side of ki
The damned spot that Lady Macbeth refers to is King Duncan's blood, in William Shakespeare's play "Macbeth." The play is a tragedy that is also known by its complete title, "The Tragedy of Macbeth." It is the shortest tragedy written by Shakespeare.
At the end of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth commits suicide, Macduff kills Macbeth and Malcolm is hailed King of Scotland. Throughout the 11 scenes in Act V, Macbeth and his wife show that their sanity has been compromised while Macduff, Malcolm and an English-Scottish coalition prepare to war against the c
Macbeth's most important character flaw is his all-consuming ambition. Lesser character flaws that contribute to his demise include stubbornness, being influenced by others and self-doubt. His downfall is a result of the unresolved tension between his ambition and his conscience, which battle for co
William Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" in England in 1606. The tragedy was first published in 1636, and it was set in the 11th century in the Middle Ages.
The three witches, also known as the Weird Sisters, who appear in "Macbeth" are important to the play as a catalyst that propels Macbeth to pursue his ambition to become king. The witches are also important to the play as symbols of fate, temptation, evil and the supernatural.
In Act 1, scene 2 of "Macbeth," Scotland is at war with the Irish under Macdonwald. Banquo and his fellow Scot general Macbeth, who personally defeated Macdonwald himself, are praised before King Duncan for their bravery and skill. The king also receives news that the thane of Cawdor has been defeat
Lady Macbeth and Frankenstein's creature both act violently and experience mental and emotional disturbances. Lady Macbeth becomes mentally unstable after murdering the king, while Frankenstein's creature acts violently after abandonment and living in isolation.
Macbeth has two major conflicts. The first is the internal conflict between his morals and his ambition, exemplifying the conflict of Man versus Himself. The second is the struggle between individual's evil interests, personified by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth; and the best interests of the nation, per