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Macduff And/Or Banquo As The Hero In Macbeth By William Shakespeare

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In the beginning of the play there was Banquo, and Macbeth ever since they encountered the witches, Macbeth began acting strangely mostly due to the prophecy they said he would fulfill. When he and Banquo encountered the witches, they said to him that he would be the king of Glamis, and Cawdor, and that Banquo may not be as happy as Macbeth, but happier because he would give rise to new kings, after this; after he killed Banquo and the king when he encountered the witches later they foretold a new part of the prophecy and told him he would not be killed by a man of woman's womb. This sent the tyrant Macbeth spiraling out of control since he became hysterical thinking that people such as Macduff, who at the time was on a mission to get help and find out what really happened (It led to the death of his family later).…show more content…
Macbeth could easily be seen as the villain. But all three of the characters have different beliefs and are or were fighting for different things; their choices change them and make them all have a different title, such as hero, or villain. Once Macbeth got the hope of becoming king in his head, he couldn't and didn't want to get it out he even went through with trying to have Banquo and his son killed, and though Banquo died, his son survived the tragic event and ran (or fly) like his father told him
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