Before she took her life, she left her husband a note. Fiction K - English - Drama - Words: Please tell me what you think of it as I would like to have some idea about what my teachers might think.
Examination Questions on Macbeth Question: Do you regard Lady Macbeth as a suicide? And what do you consider the causes of her death? On this subject commentators differ. Coleridge asserts, "she dies in suicidal agony.
Jameson believes that, "In a mind constituted like that of Lady Macbeth, conscience must awake at some time or other, and bring with it remorse closed by despair and despair by death. Siddons, agreeing in general with Mrs.
We do not know -- the poet himself seems not to have known, whether the gnawings of the undying worm drove her to suicidal violence or themselves cut asunder the thread of her life.
But somehow -- call it sentimentalism if you will -- we cannot bring ourselves to believe that Lady Macbeth took her own life.
The woman who, when the moment came, could not murder the sleeping king -- who fainted upon the announcement of the slaughter of the grooms, would have paused upon the threshold of eternity, daunted by the dreadful reality of the unknown which confronted her.
I do not agree with Mrs. Now, as to the causes of her death. It seems to us the combined effect of two fatal wounds upon a naturally delicate physical constitution.
What has been said above is sufficient to show where we locate one of these, -- violated conscience avenges itself. But we believe another, and possibly that which in the outset afforded a basis for the former, is to be found in the hidden wound rankling in her heart.
Although we do not agree with Gervinus in thinking her whole ambition was "for and through her husband," we do believe that her courage was, in a great measure, based upon the strength of her own love for him, and her confidence in his love for and need of her.
As long as this confidence remains, she is firm to endure anything, -- at the first moment that it is shaken her apparently superhuman strength begins to yield upon the announcement of the murder of the grooms, mentioned above.
Conscience, up to this time stifled in the constant excitement attendant upon her efforts to spur her husband on, finds now an opportunity to assert itself, and death is but the legitimate result of these two causes. Back to the Macbeth Examination Questions main page.
How to cite this article: William Taylor Thom, M.Macbeth Glossary Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't () Some editors believe these lines derive from Virgil's Eclogues , You, picking flowers and strawberries that grow.
I believe Lady Macbeth is more evil.
When Macbeth first thought of killing the king, in Act 1, sc. 3, in the aside that begins at approximately line , he says that the thought of killing. Act V. Meanwhile, Lady Macbeth becomes racked with guilt from the crimes she and her husband have committed.
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