Theme Of Greed And Betrayal In Macbeth

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Greed and betrayal, three men seek the truth. In The Tragedy of Macbeth. The characters Macduff,Banquo,and Macbeth were similar and not but, they all played a huge role. Macbeth is a tragic hero because he rises into power and fails as being a true king. Macduff is a loyal knight and learns about his family's death and seeks revenge. Macbeth's role was to become king of Scotland. Banquo and Macbeth are great friends and have Very high respect and status. Macbeth and Banquo ran into three witches on their journey those three witches told them about their futures. Before Macbeth had thoughts about killing the king he thought to himself.”if chance will have me king,why chance may crown me,without my stir.”(pg.336). He decided to take action instead of letting fate do it on its own. Not only did the three witches tell Macbeth he was going to be king but they also told him he was going to be thane of coward. “All hail, Macbeth that shalt be king hereafter”(pg.333). When Macbeth got a hold of the power and being king he started to treat others with less…show more content…
For a bit he thought Donalbain and Malcolm were the culprits. After Banquo's death he started to think. Macduff meets up with Malcolm with no one knowing to go against Macbeth. A while after he sends someone to go check up on his family then realizes his family was murdered by Macbeth. THis then leads to Macduff confronting Macbeth in the final scene of the play. In their fight Macbeth was to Scared the man not born of a woman and thought he had done so with killing a young boy before Macduff arrives. “Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scarn the power of a man, for none of the woman shall harm Macbeth” (p.385) When they both see they are equal in power and strength. Macbeth tells Macduff how he was cut from his mother's womb. “Despair thy charm! And let the angel whom thou still hast served tell thee, Macduff was from his mother's womb untimely

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