Macbeth Characterization Graphic Organizer
Use this graphic organizer to collect your thoughts about characterization in Macbeth. As you read each scene, record what you learn about the character. Add the line from the play that supports your idea. Lady Macbeth
She is very ambitious. She's the kind of person who knows how to get what she wants. "Greatness is promised thee"
She manipulates Macbeth into killing King Duncan.
"Art not without ambition; but without
The illness should attend it"
She's very smart especially being able to think about smearing the king's blood on the servants so they don't get blamed. “I’ll gild the faces of the grooms withal, for it must seem their guilt.” Thoughts
She believes whatever she wants is the right decision.
"Thus thou must do, if thou have it"
She becomes upset when something does not go her way.
Was the hope drunk
Wherein you dress'd yourself?
Macbeth doesn't exactly knows what he wants, he is ambitious but has fear, or he chooses to kill the King then regrets it. "We will proceed no further in this business
When Lady Macbeth discusses killing the King, he goes through with it at first, but backs out. First, as I am his kinsman and his subject,
Strong both against the deed: then, as his host
He confronts Lady Macbeth and tells her that his mind changes because he is a good person Which would be worn now in their newest gloss,
Not cast aside so soon
He feels guilty about killing Duncan especially when he is a guest in his home. Who should against his murderer shut the door,
Not bear the knife myself
He feels bad about how upset his wife his even though he feels bad going through with it I dare do all that may become a man;
Who dares do more is none
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