How does the character of Lady Macbeth change throughout the play Macbeth?
Lady Macbeth changes significantly throughout the play Macbeth. In the beginning, Lady Macbeth is ruthless and will do anything to make sure her husband becomes king. She has a heartless attitude and mocks her husband for his weakness in hesitating to kill the king. However, Lady Macbeth becomes gradually more unstrung by her guilt over Duncan's murder. She sleepwalks and hallucinates that her hands are covered in blood. Eventually, the guilt overpowers her, and she dies, presumably by suicide.