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1

how does Shakespeare emphasise the conflict between good and evil?

religious imagery- Macbeth described as Devil
battles- enemy army led by tratior

2

how is evil linked to gender?

masculine is focused on violence, bloodshed and aggression

3

what does Lady Macbeth want to be?

more masculine, asks witches to remove her feminine weaknesses

4

what do the witches and Lady Macbeth rely on?

manipulation

5

what happens to Macbeth through out the play?

a good and loyal character to begin with, but grows in evil - showing even good people can be lead astray