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Essay What Are The Audience’s First Impressions Of Macbeth And Lady Macbeth? Macbeth, Is A Story Which Is Full Of Deception, Greed And Karma

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Essay - What are the audience’s first impressions of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?

Macbeth, is a story which is full of deception, greed and karma. This story will thrill the audience's minds and will also teach them about life.

During the first act of the play, Macbeth encounters the three deadly, vicious, selfish witches, who consider themselves superior, ‘Lesser than Macbeth, and greater’ The witches say this particular dialogue when Macbeth and Banquo are entering their kingdom. This shows a very complicated answer, but leads to one conclusion of the witches being greater in superiority. Furthermore, the witches tell Macbeth’s future, ‘You shalt be king hereafter’, this might indicate to ...view middle of the document...

However Macbeth disagrees with her, as he is weak, coward man, but Lady Macbeth asks the spirits to unsex her and make her manly, so she can give Macbeth hope, 'Come spirits, come and unsex me, make me manly as possible.' This clearly shows that Lady Macbeth thinks that her husband is weak to kill the King Duncan and may need her support.

Futhermore, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth do the prepareations to kill the King Duncan. Macbeth doubts on his abilities and asks his wife to kill the king, but her wife refuses, 'I shall not kill him, you shall, as you are a man', this might tell the audience that she is scared or she does not want to be blamed. However the deed has been done, 'I have done the deed', says Macbeth. Everyone is in a big hustle, wondering who had killed the King. Listening to that, Lady Macbeth scarily commands Macbeth to give her the daggers, 'Quickly, give me the dagges!' This indicates that Lady Macbeth is concerned about Macbeth and fears.

After all the aligations, Macbeth has been made the king. After a while, he goes to the witches to ask whether if anyone can kill him or not, they say, 'No born from a mothers womb can kill you'. Even though the...

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