What goes through Lady Macbeth's mind before the slaying of King Duncan in Macbeth?

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There is a brief glimpse into the human heart of Lady Macbeth. She says that she would have killed King Duncan herself if he had not looked so much like her father. By this we know that there are at least two people that Lady Macbeth loves: her husband...

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There is a brief glimpse into the human heart of Lady Macbeth. She says that she would have killed King Duncan herself if he had not looked so much like her father. By this we know that there are at least two people that Lady Macbeth loves: her husband and her father. Though her love for Macbeth is manipulative and ambitious, her love for her father seems to be more pure and admirable. She has compassion, at least in the very bottom of her heart, that makes it difficult for her to see Duncan murdered.

Yet it is only for her father that she suffers during the killing spree. She chides her husband for failing to kill the guards when his heart begins to weaken from the horror of what he has done. Lady Macbeth has no such compassion and easily kills them herself. Later, when her mind is going, she wonders (speaking of the murdered Duncan), “Who would have thought that the old man to have so much blood in him?” It is only when her mind is broken that she is able to see the horror of what she has done.

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