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HOW DO MACBETHS VIEWS CHANGE THROUGHOUT ACT 1 SCENE 7 In this scene Macbeths ideas on assassinating the King also his friend change greatly MacBeth starts off greatly against the killing but is converted by a possessed Lady MacBeth At the start of the scene MacBeth is discussing the killing with himself in a soliloquy He is greatly against the killing at this point He feels that despite the fact he really wants to kill the king he cant bring himself to do it I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent but only vaulting ambition that oerleaps itself and falls on thother This means that the only reason he wants to kill the king is his vaulting ambition He also feels that Duncan was a good king So clear in his great office and was very loyal to him And MacBeth felt he returned this loyalty MacBeth is scared as well as he fears that this event may come back to haunt him Some-one may do to him what he does to Duncan Teach bloody instructions which being taught may return to plague the inventor MacBeth is not the sort of person who appears to be easily persuaded so Lady MacBeth was obviously prepared or armed with arguments to get MacBeth back on track She uses threats and insults to persuade him She insults him by saying things like From this time on such I account thy love This means that if he wont do it then he doesnt love her much This is painful for MacBeth as the love between the couple at this time is very strong She also compares him to a fish that wants fish but does not want to get its feet wet Like the poor cat Ithadage She also calls him a coward for this reason Another insult Lady MacBeth uses is When you durst do it then
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