Macbeth is a very exciting story containing all kinds of plots and murders. The characters
that are killing and are planning murders are all very deceiving and treacherous. Two of
the most dangerous criminals in this play are Lady Macbeth and her husband. Together they
commit the most dreadful murder by killing the King; Duncan. This is why it is difficult to
determine which one of these two is more guilty, because they each do their own part in
committing the crime. Lady Macbeth would prepare the plan and then encourage Macbeth to go
through with it. Macbeth did the actual murdering, he was also the first person who
thought about killing Duncan. Furthermore he did some killing on his own. Lady Macbeth did
not have any involvement in these cases. Based on these facts, Macbeth would be found more
guilty than Lady Macbeth.
The very first murder in this story was committed on Duncan.
This crime was planned by
both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The actual murder was done by Macbeth, making him more
guilty of the crime. Lady Macbeth just talked about committing the crime, but she never
actually went through with it nor would she ever, and that is all that counts. Talking
about committing the incident is very different from actually doing it. Lady Macbeth did
a little more than just talk about it though. She also urged Macbeth into doing it and
that is what makes her part of this crime, but she is not as guilty as Macbeth. He really
didn't have to listen to what his wife said. Macbeth had a mind of his own and he could
make his own decision. The other murders that Macbeth was involved in were not committed
by him, but were ordered by him. The...