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Relationship Between Macbeth And Lady Macbeth

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Allthrough “Macbeth”, there are quite a change in the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. It shows how their relationship dramatically changes after how they handle each other’s emotions. Lady Macbeth was manipulative and overpowering in their relationship. She was more violent and ambitious than her husband, Macbeth. In the other hand, Macbeth would be considered daring and brave yet self-doubt.
The start of their marriage, Lady Macbeth reads a letter from her husband, “This have I thought good to deliver thee, my dearest partner of greatness that thou mightst not lose the dues of rejoicing, by being ignorant of what greatness is promised thee. Lay it to thy heart and farewell” (I.5.10-13). Macbeth thought it would be a good idea to share the good news to his wife or “partner of greatness” about what the witches told him about being king. They have a good relationship going on at this point because he knows that when he becomes King she would like the idea of being Queen. Though the witches promised that Macbeth would be kind, Lady Macbeth is terrified and worried for her husband. “Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be what thou art promised. Yet, do I fear thy nature; it is too full o’ the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great; art not without ambition, but without the illness should attend it. What thou wouldst highly, that wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false, and yet wouldst wrongly win” (I.5. 17-25). She worries that whether or not Macbeth would do whatever it takes for the crown and she knows that there is something that Macbeth wants but in order to get what he wants, Macbeth just is too afraid to do what needs to be done. Lady Macbeth starts to become more supremacy over having to have her husband kill King Duncan. She is just so impatient to make him see things her kind of way.
Their marriage seemed to have been broken after the death of King Duncan. Lady Macbeth is the one that is mainly controlling her husband. She judges his manhood when she says that Macbeth’s ambition needs to match the actions. They would seem like a normal couple but actually they are both greedy. Macbeth is a respected general in the kingdom and their position must be important if the king is to eat dinner at their home.
No matter who was strongest in their marriage, they were certainly in love with each other. However, it was Lady Macbeth who shows strength of mind and fearfulness having to be close to putting her husband in a route of crime. “What beast was’t then, that made you break this...

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