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In William Shakespeares play Macbeth the characters Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are distinguished as two separate beings because of the role they play within the scenes They have an on-going relationship with difficulties The changes these characters undergo are significant because both of the characters go through the process of losing their dignity and lack of humanity Lady Macbeth pressures Macbeth into assassinating people to gain power The difference between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth in the beginning of the novel Macbeth is portrayed as a lord with desires of becoming a king but without his conscience making him feel guilty While the Lady Macbeth plays the role of a secondary tragic hero she pressures and offends Macbeths weakness and lack of his manliness This causes her conscience and Macbeths conscience to remain guilty because of their bad actionsTragic hero Macbeth gets a glimpse of his future which leads him to assassin whoever gets in the way of his dream Macbeth is pressured to eliminate King Duncan by his wife Lady Macbeth When Macbeth sees his future of becoming king and when he accepts the name thane of cawdor 6 he becomes a traitor of the king He was told it was the only way there would be no way for him to be crowned without killing the king Macbeth says let not light see my black and deep desires 15 In this verse he means that he fears to see what he is going to do which is killing Duncan Lady Macbeth notices that Macbeth is too nice to kill anyone Macbeth realizes and states the immorality of murdering Duncan in other words Shakespeare presents Macbeth as still a man of conscience who fears the moral consequences of an evil and immoral act After king Duncan is killed Macbeth makes sure the guards are still down He becomes worried about the tragic action that he mentions shall sleep no more Macbeth shall sleep no more
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