their own father so that they could rise to higher power early. However after realizing their wrong doings they quickly fled. Macduff was very upset over the death of King Duncan and says “Duncan was a great King and was loyal to all his people. Whoever has took his precious life from him is nowhere moral and virtuous.” The King’s men say that Macduff truly loved and was devoted to the King.
Context: When Macduff flees to England, he begs Malcolm to put together an army against Macbeth, but Malcolm is suspicious of Maduffś true intentions and decides to test him. Macduff tells Malcolm about the terrible things that occur in Scotland daily, but Malcolm goes on to say that he is worse than Macbeth. This causes Macduff to truly express his hatred for Macbeth and his cruelty towards Scotland. Passage: ¨Each new morn/ New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows¨ (IV.iii.5-6).
Macbeth takes action against another that he believes is going to overthrow him, Macduff. This is another example of the symptom, paranoia, that he faces. Macbeth is shown an apparition that says “beware of Macduff,” this brings about his paranoia that Macduff is going to kill him. Miller and Mason say; “People suffering from schizophrenia may act in ways that are unusual for them. For instance, some people develop very poor judgment or behave in sexually inappropriate ways.
In Act 3, Scene 4 Macduff skips the banquet, and begins his plan to uproot Macbeth from the throne. Macduff flees to England to join an army that would later bring the downfall to Macbeth. However, Macduff may not have predicted the ruthless and vile individual that Macbeth had become. Macbeth decides to kill Macduff’s wife and children.
Showing grief can be a hard thing to do for some people. Macduff shows his emotions really well when he finds out his family is gone. Thought the play there are several places that Macbeth gets a chance to show his emotions but the most important is when his wife dies. In my opinion macduff is better at showing his emotions. Meanwhile Macbeth acts like he just doesn 't care.
Macduff clearly emerges as a most significant foil to Macbeth since Macduff’s personality embodies loyalty to Scotland and its true king. Of course, Macduff also plays the central role of the nemesis who undermines all of Macbeth’s illusions. When Malcolm asserts that “black Macbeth / Will see as pure as snow” (IV.3.52-53), he tests Macduff’s fidelity. Macduff’s response regarding Macbeth as “a devil more damned / In evils” (IV.3.57-58) speaks to his role as a foil who highlights by contrasting Macbeth’s evil. When Malcolm questions Macduff about Malcolm’s suitability to govern, Macduff states, “Fit to govern/
He hallucinates Banquo in the chair he was going to sit on. Macbeth starts to act crazy and Lady Macbeth tries to tell the other men in the room how he is acting is normal. After the dinner Macbeth hears that Macduff went to England to reunite with Malcolm, Duncan 's son, to try for him to own the throne. Macbeth decides to take action and send some men to murder Macduff 's family. When Macduff comes back he finds out of his family 's death and joins Malcolm and his army to defeat Macbeth.
Recruiting Macduff for the battle against Macbeth ultimately corroborated as a smart idea, especially since he was the one that was able to defeat Macbeth at the end. Overall, Lady Macbeth and Malcolm, even as the secondary antagonist and protagonist, display important examples of courage for both good and
The first apparition the he sees is an armed head that proclaims, “Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff” (61). Even though Macbeth does not believe that Macduff is capable of harming him, this prophecy comes true when he is killed by him at the conclusion of the work.
(IV. III. 260). He wants Macduff to understand that he has to do his deed like a man. It can fail if he back out of his plan at the last moment or he might get hurt himself but the person he is after [Macbeth]. Macduff response showed he took that sentence as a challenge or
However, since Macbeth is king of all the land opposing him would be treason. Yet Malcolm continues with his plan and forms an army that goes to attack Macbeth. Macduff ends up killing Macbeth himself. Moreover, Malcolm takes the throne for himself. Power and authority shifts once again.
Compare and Contrast Macbeth and Film Act 1 scene 1: The 3 witches recited a spell or curse right away instead of starting with the first line in the play, “When shall we meet again..” (Shakespeare, 302). The second version we watched was less dramatic than the 1948 movie.