In a play that is abundant in evil occurrences, Lady Macbeth is the overriding source of evil in the first act. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill Duncan, despite Macbeth listing eight reasons against the murder. When
Macbeth is alone, we discover that he is a loyal thane to Duncan, not a murdering savage. When Duncan is in his house at Inverness, Macbeth comes to a decision not to kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth convinces Macbeth, who decided strongly against murdering Duncan, to go ahead with their plan to murder Duncan.
Lady Macbeth is very successful at persuading him to do things that he knows are wrong. Macbeth is not an evil person, but when he is allowed to be influenced by
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Duncan, but she disregards them. Before the murder she calls night to cover up the murder. Lady Macbeth at least can acknowledge that the murder is wrong and immoral by calling down darkness to hide her murder. She is not completely a ruthless pshycotic, and she knows the difference between right and wrong. This, however, further emphasizes the desire and ambition that Lady Macbeth possesses to be queen. She realizes the numerous negative effects of murdering Duncan, but she neglects them because, more than anything else, she wants to be a queen. Lady Macbeth is plagued by her desire to become a queen. In the pursuit of her ambitions, she will sacrifice everything. She follows this advice in everything she does. When she sees Duncan murdered, she immediately pretends to faint. Unlike Macbeth, who has expressed doubts about becoming king, Lady
Macbeth is merciless against anyone who is in the way of the king. Because
Macbeth is unsure about murdering Duncan, Lady Macbeth does everything possible to convince Macbeth to carry out their plans.