At the beginning of the play Macbeth was seen as a valiant soldier for this bravery in the battle against Norway. '“For brave Macbeth, well he deserves that name'.At this point in the play Macbeth is certainly not a butcher but is rather consdered to be a hero.
Macbeths reluctancy to murder Duncan shows that he is not completely heartless. . Macbeth says “First, I am his kinsman and his subject – strong both …show more content…
She felt the need to rid of her humanity in order to help macbeth become king.'Come,you spirits\that tend on mortal thoughts,unsex me here' 1;5;39-40'. '. This is synonymous with Malcoms description of her. She is pleading with evil spirits to rid of anything holding her back from what she is capable of doing.
Lady Macbeth showed signs of humanity following the murders that she played a part in ececuting. This can be seen with the pleas she makes as she sleepwalks 'Out, damned spot! Out, I say!....Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? (5.1.35-36). Guilt and remorse seem to consume her as the play progresses. She therefore cannot be seen as being a fiend like queen as she still has a moral conscience. . they comitted horrendous acts but they were driven by their ambition.They were aware of their wrongdoing whereas A butcher and fiend like queen would show no remorse towards their evil deeds.Malcoms statement is justified to some extent as they are responsible for the murder of his father . However to simply refer to them as a butcher and a fiend like queen takes away from the complexity of their character.They may have been evil to some extent but they were in no way demonic enough to be referred to as a butcher or a fiend like