Macbeth is a brave soldier and a powerful man. He is easily tempted into murder to fulfill his ambitions to become king.
Weird Sisters Scene with Macbeth
Lady Macbeth is stronger,more ruthless,and more ambitious than her husband. She pushes Macbeth to kill king Duncan.
Lady Macbeth threat to Macbeth
King Duncan is a good king who wants the best for his kingdom. He also lacks distrust of those around him.
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The three witches want to meet with Macbeth and their meeting ends when their demon companions, in the form of a toad and a cat, come to take them away. "There to meet with Macbeth"(Shakespeare 8).
Macbeth alone in a room he begins to have second thoughts about his murderous plan. Lady Macbeth discovers that he has changed his mind and scornfully accuses him of cowardliness. She threatens him with killing their baby if he doesn't go throw with the plan. "Have pluck my nipple from his boneless gums...had i sworn as you"(Shakespeare 57).
Lady Macbeth reads a letter from her husband that tells her of the witches prophecies, one which has already come true. "They met me in the day of success...lay it to thy heart,and farewell"(Shakespeare 1).