her power is transient and ultimately illusory

her power is transient and ultimately illusory : Shakespeare gives her the initial appearance of power , although later on the play her quest for supremacy leads to her ruination and utter guilt . within the play the theme of gender and power are potrayed , and Lady Macbeths character could be interpreted as a witch like because of her masculine soul , which is unnatural in a jocobean society . the play implies to a shakespearn audience that women can be cruel and ambitious as men however social constricts deny them throught the play from the start to act 5 we see her character developing into a demoic beyond control chracter