The moment Lady Macbeth learns about the prophecies, she decides to take matters into her own hands and control the situation.
"Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be
What thou art promised" (act1; sene5).
This is the turning point for Lady Macbeth. She decides to murder, to get what she wants. Macbeth is doubtful about her plan to murder King Duncan; however, Lady Macbeth harasses him with hateful comments that questions his courage.
"Art not without ambition, but without
The illness should attend it. What thou wouldst highly,
That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false, …show more content…
Lady Macbeth does everything she can to make him feel worthless. She belittles him, and makes him questions his manhood. She says if he wants something, then he has to go for it and do it himself.
Macbeth is more cautious and feels like he should not have to murder King Duncan because he is his kinsman and his host. Macbeth is supposed to protects the king and instead he murders him.
“ First, as I am his kinsman and his subject,
Strong both against the deed; then, as his host,
Who should against his murderer shut the door,
Not bear the knife myself” (act 1 scene VII)
Macbeth becomes paranoid after he murders Duncan. To make up for Macbeth's weakness Lady Macbeth stays strong for both of them. Eventually Lady Macbeth becomes fearful that they could potentially expose their plan.
Eventually everything is unravels and the kingdom can see who Macbeth and lady Macbeth really