Lady Macbeth Selfish Analysis

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Lady Macbeth is represented as a selfish human being who goes against the standard role of women to achieve her personal goals. Lady Macbeth knows that Macbeth “wouldst not play false” in order to achieve the throne of Scotland, yet she is set on making sure he kills Duncan so that he is crowned king faster (I, v, 22). Her intent on making Macbeth king as fast as possible, even though she knows he would never believe the ends of becoming king are justified by the means of murder, shows her selfish nature. She is so fixed on her own ambition to become queen and live in that glory that she does not even care about what Macbeth would think. Her ambitious nature takes over her regard towards others, thus making her selfish. Lady Macbeth is so selfish