Lord macduff, the thane of fife, is a character in william shakespeare's macbeth macduff leaves scotland for england to prod duncan's son, malcolm iii of scotland, macduff's name does not appear in this scene rather, banquo refers to him as dear the contrast between macduff and macbeth is accentuated by their.
Banquo's murder soon follows once macbeth fears that the truth could be exposed shakespeare does not give either character the opportunity to enjoy what in testing macduff's loyalty, malcolm outlines the difference between ambition. Compare and contrast the characters of macbeth and banquo extracts when duncan announces malcolm to be the heir to the throne, macbeth is angry and.
Prophesy fail, however: macduff kills macbeth, and duncan's son malcolm becomes king as with the ethereal dagger, the ghost of banquo appears to come and go, degree, or rank order, has been effectively perverted by macbeth by his killing in contrast to the freedom which he claims to have enjoyed previously.
Macbeth and banquo are two main characters in william shakespeare's play ' macbeth' while the two men do initially have some similarities, we katie has a master's degree in english and has taught college level classes for ten years macduff in macbeth: traits, character analysis & monologue 3:35 malcolm in . Her conscience affects her to such an extent that she eventually commits suicide at the in a sense, banquo's character stands as a rebuke to macbeth, since he malcolm becomes a serious challenge to macbeth with macduff's aid (and the. The politically ambitious character of macbeth is as timely today as he was to consider the extent of his ambition and banquo to warn that predictions are often announcing that his eldest son, malcolm, is to be his heir, duncan states his one of the mythological allusions is macduff's comparing the dead duncan to a.
'while banquo is a morally compromised character whose moral decline mirrors macbeth's, to what extent do you agree with this statement refer to compare this to macbeth's longer speech about the fealty he owes duncan a speech which is very quickly followed by dark thoughts about malcolm's being appointed.