Essay by casonElementary School, 1st gradeA+, April 2014

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Discuss what Lady Macbeth's persuasive language in Act 1 Scene 7 reveals to the audience about her relationship with her husband

In Act 1 Scene 7 Lady Macbeth uses a variety of persuasive techniques to show us the growth and the change of Macbeth's mind and decision. The scene starts with a soliloquy of Macbeth deciding to against the plan to kill the king. He is then confronted by Lady Macbeth shortly and he tells her what he wants to do. After this Lady Macbeth was able to convinces Macbeth to kill the king. Lady Macbeth was able to this by using a vast amount of persuasive techniques like threats, insults, narrative voice, rhetorical questions, etc and also a well thought out line of argument to convince Macbeth to kill Duncan.

Something Lady Macbeth does in her plan to convince Macbeth to kill Duncan was accusing Macbeth of being a coward, she does this by using different types of persuasive techniques such as: threats, insults, narrative voice and rhetorical questions.

All this creates an impression on the audience that their relationship is very strong. An example of this is shown when this is said by Lady Macbeth "Live a coward in thine esteem", this tells also tell us that their relationship is so strong that Lady Macbeth knows Macbeths strengths and weaknesses and how to manipulate Macbeth to her advantage. Another effect created for the audience is revealed that Lady Macbeth is very ambitious, so ambitious for her husband to become the kill Duncan and become the king, that she would do anything to change Macbeth's mind even to insult him. With all this said, this also creates high tension, tones of anger, disappointment and disgust and an angered and intense mood.

Lady Macbeth also convinces Macbeth to kill...