The Tragedy Of Macbeth Vs Macduff

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The Tragedy of Macbeth is a play full of darkness, evil, tragedy and it leads to murder of innocent people. Macbeth goes against his conscience and commits horrible deeds which leads him to lose everything he has and everyone around him. Macduff was the true hero of the play The Tragedy of Macbeth. Macduff is different from Macbeth because Macduff is courageous and unselfish. Macbeth is an evil and selfish person.
Macbeth’s wife pressures him into killing Duncan because he looked too much like her father for her to do it herself. Lady Macbeth mocks Macbeth’s manliness when he says to her that he does not want to kill Duncan. When he does, he hears the chamberlains awake and say their prayers before going back to sleep. “One cried God bless us! and Amen… List’ning their fear, I could not say ‘Amen’ when they did say God bless us” (Act II, scene 2, l. 26-29). Macduff is different from Macbeth because Macduff is a courageous man who is not selfish like Macbeth is. Macbeth kills Duncan and wipes the blood on Duncan’s servants to make it look like the servants did the killing. “Who can be wise, amazed, temperate, and furious, Loyal and neutral,
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He wants to get Macduff to come back to Scotland and fight Macbeth. Macduff says, “Let us rather Hold fast the mortal sword, and like good men Bestride our down-fall’n birthdom” (Act IV, scene 3, l. 2-4). Macduff knows wrong from right and he knows that Macbeth shouldn’t be crowned. He wants Malcolm to be crowned king because he isn’t selfish like Macbeth is. Macbeth only wants the crown to himself and that’s what makes Macduff and Macbeth different. The true hero of the play The Tragedy of Macbeth is Macduff because he is an unselfish person, and Macbeth is not. Macduff is suspicious of all the guilt surrounding Macbeth with the murders and Macduff knows wrong from right so he doesn’t want to crown Macbeth, he wants to crown
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