Prior to the death of Duncan
Prior to the death of Duncan, Lady Macbeth’s ambition was stronger than Macbeth’s, so too is her guilt, and the second her conscience kicks in is when she begins her fall into madness.
by the murder while her husband is losing his grip on reality. When Macbeth returns from Duncan’s room in the wakes of having killed him, he is clearly disturbed and most bothered by what he has done and experienced. He is shaken while Lady Macbeth is cool, calm and collected revealing how she thinks the murder is done and sealed. At the beginning of the play, Lady Macbeth is shown as an iron-willed character whose heart is masked by the desire for power, greatness, and glory. It is evident that Lady Macbeth is portrayed as masculine and more in control of the relationship than her husband. This proves that Lady Macbeth believes as long as no one figures ou