Audience, religion in Shakespeare's England. Macbeth is placed over against Hamlet as the man of action, opposed to the man of thought. Lady Macbeth, "We will proceed no further in this business" because his own ambition is not enough to compel him to murder his friend, kinsman, and king (Act I, Scene 7, line 34). Hecate says she will conjure up "artificial sprites" that will "draw him on to his confusion" (Act III, Scene 5, lines 27, 29 she intends to deceive Macbeth and lead him to his destruction. And a sharp fight it is, too, in this case, before the evil finally prevails. To unlock this lesson you must be a m Member.
Lady Macbeths behavior certainly shows that women can be as ambitious and cruel as men. Macbeth tries to get out of the plan to kill Duncan, telling. But I must also feel it as a man (4.3.221223). Right from the start, we get a feeling that nothing good will happen in this play. The Corrupting Power of Unchecked Ambition. There are a few other best conclusion points as well, which ultimately lead us to Lady Macbeth's decision to take control of Macbeth's ambitions and convince him to do whatever it takes to rise up to the throne, regardless of how terrible they may. Macbeth, however, is having second thoughts about killing King Duncan. Want to learn more? Lady Macbeth does not believe that her husband is ruthless enough to do what it takes to become king. From this time forth, conscience, in imaginary terrors, becomes the instigator to new murders. Start a free trial, no obligation, cancel anytime.