How Is Macbeth Courageous

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At the beginning of the play, Macbeth the brave soldier has just finished fighting in the battlefield between the Norwegians and the Scottish. King Duncan is presented with the news when the Captain reports of what Macbeth has done in the battleground. For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name), Disdaining Fortune, with his brandished steel... carved out his passage Till he faced the slave;... (1.2.16-17,19-20)
This demonstrates a noble virtue of Macbeth which makes him a courageous person for defeating the enemy. As a recompense Macbeth is designated as the Thane of Cawdor when Ross the messenger delivers the message "And for an earnest of a greater honor, He bade me, from him, call thee Thane of Cawdor" (1.3.105).
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