Macbeth, Banquo and Macduff are all very different and all play very different roles. It is here that we see the nature of the vallaint Macbeth start to erode slowly but surely, towards his demise. He cannot accept this because of his strong sense of what is right and his loyalty towards Duncan, although he does nothing to prevent the tragedy. Macduff in England Banquo and Macduff Macbeth Vs MacDuff Macbeth and Macduff Macbeth and Banquo Video Macbeth and Banquo Meet the 3 Witches Skip 1min Introducing the Characters Macbeth - Was once Good but turned Evil - Murderer - Evil Nature - Has a Wife - Selfish Introducing the Characters Banquo - Former Friend of Macbeth - General in the Scottish Army - Has a Son named Fleance - Killed by order of Macbeth - Loyal to the King Introducing the Characters Macduff - Thane of Fife - Wants what is best for his family and country - a Good Man - Honest -Kills Macbeth -Family Dies by orders from Macbeth - Finds Malcom Similarities and Differences a He Kills his Dog b He murders His Wife c Kicks him out of the country Why did Macbeth Kill his best friend? As shown in the previous quotation, Banquo prays to God to have mercy on him, which suggests he feels close to God and he recognises these dark thoughts as being immoral and corrupt. Macbeth has Banquo murdered; he has no loyalty; he is deceitful, and he is ruthless.
The theme of the corrupting powers of unchecked ambition is shown in full depth at the end of the play as Macbeth is ultimately killed in revenge for the evil crimes he has committed. However, once Macbeth decides to kill King Duncan, the two characters become very different. He also refuses to come to Lady Macbeth's dinner party. One was the movement of Birnam Wood to Dunsinane Castle. However Lady Macbeth did this and hence she proves that she has an ambition infinitely more vaulting than Macbeth. In this tragic tale we find our main character so trapped in his own guilt and self pity that he ends up secluding himself from everyone around him, going insane, and eventually getting murdered. Macbeth is an ambitious Thane who lets his greed and thirst for power overcome his loyalty.
He became the villain when he killed the king, and then got. So he figured that he just needed to watch out for any tricks that Macduff might be up to. His will out weighed any temptations he had towards his goals. The scene then ends, and Duncan is murdered. Unfortunately, he left his entire family and household behind, at his castle in Fife. New York: Spark Publishing, 2003.
Why did Macduff leave Scotland? His good nature, his conscience is in vigorous conflict with his vaulting ambition to sit on the throne at any price, even the forsaking of his own soul. Macduff only killed Macbeth becuase Macbeth became extremely selfish and wanted to help the people of Scotland. However at the end of the play, it is Macduff, who kills Macbeth and saves the land from the evil hands of Macbeth. These displays of pride and love for his country are all reasons why Macduff is the hero of the play. Banquo, and Macduff are all very interesting and crucial to the play, Macbeth. Macbeth, Banquo and Macduff are all very different and all play very different roles. The characters of Macbeth, led astray by his ambition and Banquo, the honourable man provides the contrast between good and evil.
Now that Macbeth has become king, and done so by taking the life of the previous King Duncan, he fears that Banquo will spread the word that Macbeth was th … e one to commit the murder. Macbeth lets his thirst for power influence a series of crimes and murders which make him the villain. In Act 4 Scene 1, the three witches warned Macbeth to beware of Macduff. Macduff is very loyal Scottish nobleman, courageous and is also a Thane of a city. The Witches In Act I, Scene 3, Banquo first notices the three witches that predict Macbeth will become king. Macbeth realizes that the prophecy that the three witches told him is coming true, which blew his mind. Macduff wants revenge of Macbeth when he finds out that he killed Duncan.
He … felt no remorse, only relief that his family and household and that of King Duncan had been avenged, and that the Scottish nation now was free from 17 years of tyranny. Macbeth made many bad decisions and ended up fighting to keep his position of king, not letting anything get in his way. In this lesson, we'll compare and contrast Macbeth and Banquo. He later warned of the hidden agendas of such beings. However, they are all very different in a variety of ways. Macbeth was deceitful, duplicitous, hypocritical, and treacherous to king and country. With Shakespeare there's always more to a hero than meets the eye.
Banquo is portrayed as a neutral character, not a hero or a villain; he falls right between the two. He is very dishonest and full of deceit. Macbeth is a tragic hero; he has the nobility and respectability but has tragic flaw in his character, his ambition, which leads to his downfall. Say Macbeth is like so. Throughout the play Macbeth gets more and more evil and eventually you think of him as the villain of the play. So I would say, it is clear beyond doubt that Macbeth is the hero.
Everyone has ambitions, a strong desire of achieving great things, and some will do whatever it takes to achieve their goal. It would take a force to bring Macbeth to his knew and order back into Scotland, setting the stage for Banquo and Macduff. Macbeth showed no mercy for people as the play goes on. He is also very instigative and conniving. When Macduff finds out that Macbeth killed Duncan he plans to kill Macbeth and take his head to Malcolm. As a result, of this attempt, Banquo dies but Fleance runs away. With the assistance of his wife the Lady Macbeth, he becomes king after murdering King Duncan.
The remaining female characters are basically evil. The question of whether Banquo even has a chance at kingship becomes moot. Impact of the Witches: Macbeth succumbs to darkness as he embraces the prophetic greetings of the witches. Let's consider mainly Lady Macduff and only briefly the three witches. These displays of pride and love for his country are all reasons why Macduff is the hero of the play.
Banquo stays loyal to King Duncan, fearing that Macbeth may have killed him. Macbeth is of a brave and capable warrior initially the first time that we see him. Macbeth is an ambitious Thane who lets his greed and thirst for power overcome his loyalty. And the inner man where he hides his true feelings. If the witches never told Macbeth that it was fate for him to be king, he never would have thought of killing the king, or any of the other people he murdered. Banquo is naive and ultimately meant no harm, he just wanted success for his kid, and I believe that if Banquo could see the turnout of the whole play he would have done the right thing and stopped Macbeth when he could. We can tell they are best friends at the start because Banquo calls Macbeth 'my noble partner' this gives you the impression that they are good friends.