Macbeth And Malcolm's Influence On Scotland

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Malcolm, son of Duncan and soon to be king, shows detailed character development from his actions and speeches for his country Scotland. These actions and speeches foreshadows how Malcolm’s leadership will benefit the country but were overlooked by many because of Macbeth’s influence on Scotland. Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, shows the actions of Macbeth and how his presence diminishes the royalty of Scotland. Macbeth also shows the actions of Malcolm and how he will deal with Macbeth and what he is doing. Macbeth’s influence as king forced many to believe that the Scotland’s future will fall. Although many believe Malcom will not fix the mess made by Macbeth in the castle, Malcolm 's great actions and words displayed himself as a great leader, suited to be king. Malcolm’s first actions to help further the kingdom of Scotland appears in the middle of the story. Malcolm’s actions displaying great leadership is shown when King Duncan dies. His words to his brother shows how warlike intelligence he is “What will you do? Let’s not consort with them. To show an unfelt sorrow is an office Which the false man does easy. I’ll to England” (2.3.127-129). This shows that Malcolm is already thinking to preserve the bloodline of his family and to trust no one but themselves because they do not know who killed their father. Later in the play, Shakespeare reveals what Malcolm was doing in England instead of hiding, “[b]efore thy here-approach, Old Siward with ten thousand
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