At the end of the play, Malcolm, the newly crowned King of Scotland describes Lady Macbeth as a 'fiend-like queen.' To a certain extent this judgement is true, yet Lady Macbeth has to actually evoke evil spirits to help prevent her from feeling any compassion or warmth. The evil spirits 'unsex' Lady Macbeth and remove all feminine qualities from her, trading them for evil, proving that deep down there must be some good in
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yet Malcolm didn't see what the audience of the play would have seen. Malcolm didn't know what really went on between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, the things they said or did and so would come to a preconceived judgement of their characters. However I think that there is more to Macbeth than just a 'butcher' and that there are feelings within the 'fiend-like queen,' they have been judged unfairly and too quickly by Malcolm.