Was Lady Macbeth correct? ‘What’s done is done.’ This is a phrase from William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. According to Wikipedia “William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”.” According to Google books, “Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s finest plays, and presents a man’s conscience and the effect of guilt on his mind. A dark and bloody play, Macbeth explores reality and illusion; witchcraft and the supernatural; ambition and kingship; the natural order; light and life, darkness and death; blood and dead babies.” This play begins when three witches prophesied to Macbeth that he will become king if he kills the original king. Macbeth got encouraged by his wife to do this so he did. Soon there is a civil war to overthrow Macbeth. At the Battle of Lumphanan Macbeth is killed by Malcom who is the son of the king of Scotland. Why is this play so famous? According to Study.com, “Macbeth is still very relevant today as it tells us about the role of jealousy, greed and overarching ambition in the downfall of men and women. Many students read this drama to realize how self-defeating it is to be led by these emotions.” People read this play to try  and figure out how to avoid the emotions of these characters in the play. 

Was Lady Macbeth correct? ‘What’s done is done.’ Lady Macbeth says this in the third act whenever Macbeth is felling guilty about killing people. Lady Macbeth also feels guilty about these murders up until her suicidal death. 

Was Lady Macbeth correct? ‘What’s done is done.’ Yes. You cannot change the past so don’t focus on the past. It almost never effects your future. She was right to say this, but wrong to conspire to kill the king. She felt so guilty about this, it led to suicide. 

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