In Act 1, Macbeth writes a letter to his wife sharing the prophecies made by the three witches, it is obvious that he relies on her and cares about her opinion, he also refers to her as: ‘My dearest partner of greatness’. This shows that he sees his wife as an equal in this relationship, he writes that he was told he would be Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor and then …show more content…
At this stage however, he continues to have fond feelings towards her; these soon fade to indifference. He also does not inform her about the murder of Macduff’s family, perhaps he does not see it important anymore to communicate with his wife.
Lady Macbeth does not appear at all during Act four and is not mentioned by Macbeth. He has now started to place al his faith in the witches and is totally committed to evil as opposed to his “beloved” wife. The couple are never again seen together and when Lady Macbeth begins to have nightmares and a doctor is brought in.
“Cure her of that;”
Macbeth shows no love for his wife as he speaks to the doctor. He wishes he cured so that she will cease to sleepwalk and talk in her sleep. He fears that someone who hears her talking will figure out that he is guilty of the killing of Duncan, he does not show any emotion or concern for her well