Lady Macbeth is a woman that lusts for power and control. She learns about the prophecy if the witches and realizes that it was an opportunity to fulfill her ambitions through her husband’s ascension to kingship. This leads her to brainwashing her husband into committing an endless series of gruesome and merciless murders of the King, Thanes and their wives and young children. These crimes eventually takes a toll on her conscience and makes her go insane.
She starts to hallucinate and see blood stains on her body. She loses her appetite for life. Tortured by guilt of her own and her husband’s crimes, she commits suicide and silences the call of conscience and justice.
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