Tempest, that is - Prospero was the Duke of Milan and held the position now occupied by his brother Antonio.” (William, Shakespeare). Both of these plays have great characters; however, some are more favored than others. In Macbeth, it is hard not to feel sorry for Banquo because he gets everything taken away from him even though he is brave and noble. In The Tempest, Miranda is favorable because she is so innocent and immature, which makes her charming and funny. In both Macbeth and The Tempest, Miranda and Banquo both have different roles in their plays, they have similar qualities, and they have different outcomes in the end of their plays.
To begin, Miranda from The Tempest, and Banquo from Macbeth, both have their own separate rol...
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...milar because they are both innocent in their roles and actions and they are also caught in the middle. Lastly, they both have different endings. Miranda having a happily ever after and Banquo getting killed and reappearing as a ghost. Miranda and Banquo are both very important characters from two very important and popular Shakespeare plays.
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