A portrait of Lady Macbeth

Rita de Cássia Eleutério de Moraes


In this essay, I aim at analyzing the characterization of Lady Macbeth, from Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, in two different productions, namely: Roman Polanski’s filmic version (1971), and Trevor Nunn’s stage version (1976) performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford. I am particularly interested in close analyzing Act V, scene I (1-80), when Lady Macbeth, in her sleepwalking (compounded by guilt and insomnia), plays out the washing theme that runs throughout the play.

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DOI: 10.3895/rl.v18n22.2894


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