In the first act of the play, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, the reader is introduced to the two characters that will play the most important aspect in the play’s storyline. Even though they are man and wife, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have a lot dissimilarity. One can tell how their personalities differ as the plot moves forward. Though they are married and undying in their appreciate, it can be plainly seen that they have many differences.
In the opening scene of the play, Macbeth and close friends, on 1 of their travels, encounter a trio of witches who chant prophecies. To sum up their decree to Macbeth, the witches inform Macbeth that it is his fate to be king. This promise of fate worries Macbeth mainly because he thinks that the present king and his buddy, Duncan, is a quite great ruler. Macbeth’s opinion of King Duncan supercedes his desire to rule the kingdom. Thus, Macbeth is somewhat hesitant to accept his fate.