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Censorship of Macbeth: Lady Macbeth’s famous cry “Out, damned spot!” was changed to “Out, crimson spot!” so the play would be suitable for public schools.

Censorship of Macbeth: Lady Macbeth’s famous cry “Out, damned spot!” was changed to “Out, crimson spot!” so the play would be suitable for public schools. Act 5 Scene 1 This quote is when Lady Macbeth was sleep walking and she started to have nightmares.

Macbeth: We’ll surely go to Hell for this. Lady Macbeth: And when do, we’ll rule that too.

Lady Macbeth is more ambitious than Macbeth is. They are both thirsty for power and will stop at nothing to get it. Macbeth is much more anxious over what the future will bring for their actions compared to Lady Macbeth.

"Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth, Tate Galler, 1889 (by John Singer Sargent,1856–1925)  The amazing (and somewhat bizarre!) dress was created from thousands of irridescent beetle wings (shed not pulled) and was worn by the celebrated English Shakespearean actress, Ellen Terry (1847-1928 - a great nephew is John Gielgud).  Sargent (an American painter working in Europe) painted this portrait of Ellen Terry as she appeared while wearing the amazing robe in her role as Lady Macbeth for Henry…

"Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth, Tate Galler, 1889 (by John Singer The amazing (and somewhat bizarre!) dress was created from thousands of irridescent beetle wings (shed not pulled) and was worn by the celebrated English Shakespearean actress, Ellen Terry

Painting by John Singer Sargent of Ellen Terry in her role as Lady Macbeth - wearing the dress completely covered with Beetle-wing embroidery

Beetle-wing dress revisited

Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth by John Singer Sargent, Oil. It depicts actress Ellen Terry in a famous performance of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, wearing a green dress decorated with iridescent beetle wings

Imagery Lady Macbeth:  This picture portrays Macbeth's wife as a strong warrior due to the clothing and the the way her hair tied. She is the strongest one between herself and Macbeht. The knife crown shows that she did something terrible (probably something to do with death) to become Queen/Leader. Lady Macbeth will be a key character in the play because she is the one who convinced Macbeth to kill King Duncan.

Lady Macbeth, The knife crown shows that she did something terrible to become Queen/Leader. Lady Macbeth will be a key character in the play because she is the one who convinced Macbeth to kill King Duncan.

"That death and nature do contend about them, Whether they live, or die." (Act 2: 2) Lady Macbeth has drugged the guards and cannot tell if they are dead of alive, nor does she care.The owl that shrieked marked the death of Duncan, the sound like bells before an execution. The image conveys that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are equally as guilty with the murder. Lady Macbeth did not commit the murder, but she convinced Macbeth to do it therefore she shares just as much of the blame as Macbeth.

Bleeding Hearts

Since lady macbeth convinces Macbeth to kill Duncan, she has equally much blame and is equally brutal. The picture represents Lady Macbeth as a couple holding hands, while they are sharing the blood of Duncan.

"Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth" (1889) - exhibited by American artist John Singer Sargent at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

John Singer Sargent, ‘Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth’ 1889 Tate Britain

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