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Essay heading: Gender Roles And Macbeth
 
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Issue: Shakespeare
Written by: Matty
Date added: July 1, 2009
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No of pages / words: 7 / 1884
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She claims that these elements of womankind obstruct her from what she perceives as the cruelty and maliciousness that comes with masculinity. She associates masculinity with acts of violence, and feels that, as a woman, she cannot carry out these acts. Unlike her real life counterpart, Lady Macbeth seems to lack humanity, and she is viewed as both bloodthirsty and a magnificent villain...
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She associates masculinity with acts of violence, and feels that, as a woman, she cannot carry out these acts. Unlike her real life counterpart, Lady Macbeth seems to lack humanity, and she is viewed as both bloodthirsty and a magnificent villain. In itself, this fact seems to prove that women have the ability to make excellent villains despite role expectations to the contrary...
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