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GCSE English Describe the character of Lady Mac Beth




Shakespeare's theatre is called the Globe and it was built in 1599 on the southbank of
Thames. It was wooden like most buildings, so it was in risk of fire. Unfortunately it burnt down
in 1666 when most of London got…

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This means that what is good will be bad and what is bad will be good as witches thought evil to
be good, and by calling Lady MacBeth "fair" we immediately link the statement with the meeting
with the three witches…

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"The raven himself is hoarse, that croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan"

This word "fatal" indicates that her plan overall is to kill the king, Duncan and that
MacBeth would take the crown with her by his side, but later in…

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Then Lady MacBeth wastes no time on changing Macbeths' mind. She starts to urge MacBeth
to kill the king, Duncan. She starts to hurt his weak spots and starts to call him a coward, not a
man, and a baby. This…

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Possibly she too had been drinking. One can only assume she drank more excessively than she
normally would because she was nervous and aware of what was going to happen later in the
evening. She is then filled with boldness
"What…

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GCSE English Describe the character of Lady Mac Beth




under a lot of stress too. The act 3.2 marks the beginning of the downfall of Lady MacBeth she
begins to control over MacBeth, as he begins to plot the murder of Banquo and his son without
telling his wife, Lady…

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"The Thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now?... what's done cannot be undone. To bed to
bed to bed".
It is in this state of mind that realises that she will never be able to escape the reality…

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