The Dead Butcher and the Fiend

Topics: Macbeth, English-language films, KILL Pages: 2 (825 words) Published: October 8, 1999
The Dead Butcher and the Fiend like Queen

Does This Describe Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?
I want to first split this into two parts Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
The Fiend Like Queen,
I say that Lady Macbeth is defiantly a fiend, meaning evil, demon or devil because of what she had done mentally to Macbeth, she had got Macbeth to kill just to be king. Well I say just, king is a big roll, lots of power and wealth and he wanted to become king but doesn’t everyone? But Lady Macbeth wanted Macbeth to become king and quick because she wanted the wealth and riches as well, she was very greedy. I felt that Macbeth did not really want to kill Duncan after he did because of what he said in Act II Scene 2 50-53 “ I’ll go no more, I am afraid to think what I have done Look on’t again I dare not.” Were Lady Macbeth does not seem to care Act II Scene 2 46-47 “Go get some water and wash this filthy witness from your hands.”

Lady Macbeth makes out to be very loving and charming to Macbeth but underneath she is “A Fiend Like Queen” she wants the power and money of a Queen and she will get it any way she can.

I think that “ The Dead Butcher” Macbeth could describe him so well in on way, because if the saying The dead butcher and the fiend like Queen was made after the production was Witch it must have been because you would have had to see the play or read it before you made that assumption. So that would mean Macbeth would have been dead and he could have had a job as a butcher for all we know, or he could have done a bit on the side at week ends like a Saturday job. But that is probably very unlikely and an easy way to get out of a piece of coursework.

Near the beginning of the script of Macbeth it seems that Macbeth is being loured into doing it. But not just by Lady Macbeth but also by the three witches, he could have been put under a spell and was unable to not kill, Act 1 scene 3 The...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • The Dead Butcher and His Fiend-Like Queen Essay
  • Macbeth-'This Dead Butcher and His Fiend-Like Queen' Essay
  • Essay about Macbeth Is a Butcher and Lady Macbeth Is a Fiend-Like Queen
  • The Butcher Essay
  • Essay on 'This dead butcher and his fiend-like queen.' Is this quote an accurate assessment of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Shakespeares...
  • Essay about Dead
  • Essay on The Dead
  • The Dead Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free