Macbeth Character Development
Macbeth Characterization Graphic Organizer Use this graphic organizer to collect your thoughts about characterization in Macbeth-n As you read each scene. Record what you learn about the character. Add the line from the play that supports your idea. Lady Macbeth Observations Text support Looks Actions It is assumed that she committed suicide. She couldn’t handle the guilt. She Is sleep walking showing that she Is greatly disturbed. The queen, my lord, Is dead. Lady Macbeth has taken to sleep walking Speech
The text shows that she is a leader, and also that she Is even more evil than her husband Being the leader of something means you have the most passion for it, and in this case it’s evil. She has complete disregard for others lives. She knows that the charge would be death, and Is gladly willing to sentence that upon an Innocent. She has no remorse for having her husband take a life. Before she was saying to Just wash off the spot and all Is fine. In her sleep she can’t get out a spot; symbolizing that she is not fine. Oh shall put This night’s great business into my dispatch If he do bleed. I’ll gild the faces of the grooms withal, For It must seem their guilt. A little water clears us of this deed: How easy Is It then Out, damned spot! Out, I say! Thoughts She thinks her husband is too weak to go through with taking a life. She feels he Is too kind-hearted. Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way Interactions she Is a manipulator, and use this to convince her husband to kill the king. As the pop drunk Wherein you dressed yourself? Hath It slept since?…. Letting “l dare not” wait upon “l would,” Like the poor cat I’ the adage? (Whole speech from top to bottom. Left out middle because It’s too long) ‘ Off Macbeth Text Support He is an easily manipulated man. His wife was able to get him to go through with killing Duncan. Macbeth is no longer kind, and will strike the good people that serve him. Macbeth gathers the courage to kill Duncan [Striking him. ] He is horrified when he kills the king, and he’s feeling guilty.
He’s not a monster, but someone that is easily manipulated to the point of murder. Macbeth becomes more confident, and almost fearless. His courage goes away Just as fast as it came. He used to think that a life was valuable, but here he says that a life means nothing. I’ll go no more: I am afraid to think what I have done; Look onto again I dare not. I have supped full with horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaughter’s thoughts, Cannot once start me. Accursed be that tongue that tells me so, For it hath cowed my better part of man! Ale/Told by an idiot,/full of sound and fury,/signifying nothing Thoughts He believes in some form of religion (probably Christian or Catholic). He also believes that what goes around comes around. He is having second thoughts about killing the king. He doesn’t feel he should go through with it. We’d Jump the life to come this even-handed Justice Commends the ingredients of our poison’s chalice To our own lips. Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. He has taken the position as the king, and he is respected. The queen, my lord, is dead.