Ambition leads Lady Macbeth to plotting King Duncan’s murder. She plans to get his two chamberlains drunk until they black out so she can go up and murder Duncan; the next morning they will blame the murder on the guards who are defenseless. They day comes, Lady Macbeth goes to the castle gets his two guards drunk, so drunk they fall asleep. She then goes up to Duncan’s room and sees him sleeping. She hesitates to kill him because he reminded her so much of her dad when he was sleeping. “Had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done’t”(46). She feels guilty for trying to murder him. She goes downstairs to tell Macbeth she could not attempt the murder.
Lady Macbeth manipulated her husband so much she influenced him to turn on King Duncan and kill him so that he can now become King. When Lady Macbeth goes downstairs to say she could not murder the King, Macbeth goes upstairs and murders the Duncan. He sees his wife and gives her the news. “I have done the deed. Didst thou not hear a noise?”(46). He asked Lady Macbeth if she heard anything coming from Duncan’s room while he was killing him. She tells him she heard noise coming from Donalbain’s; King Duncan’s younger sons, room. Macbeth then gets scared and wants to leave but Lady Macbeth notices he brought back the bloody