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    does, he will regret that “For Banquo’s issue have I filed my mind (III, i, 64)”. He has killed Duncan and tortured his mind till he became paranoid, just so that Banquo’s sons can be ascend the throne. The friendship between Banquo and Macbeth has been severed. Banquo no longer trusts his once brave friend and must be vigilant in his presence. Characterisation: Lady Macbeth has given her responsibility to her husband. She has achieved her ultimate goal of becoming the queen. Macbeth is now

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    A Letter To Banquo

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    prevent the murder. This is a letter to you, child of Banquo and I want to tell you the truth about the murderer, I am going to tell you why he did it and his relationship with your father, Banquo. I sent this man to save you and your father while you were both riding the horses. As foreshadowed by the two previous murderers,“But who did bid thee join with us?” (3.3.1). When your father’s familiar arrived, he did not know how to save Banquo without getting

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    consequences are dire. In the tragedy, Macbeth, Shakespeare uses the character Banquo as a foil to Macbeth to highlight the differences in their personalities and actions. Banquo embodies the belief that fate should run its course; in this way, Banquo represents nature. On the other hand, Macbeth utilizes free will to try to rush time to reach his fate faster. These characteristics are displayed as Macbeth and Banquo hear their fates from the witches and act in response to those prophecies throughout

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    Macbeth Banquo Analysis

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    Banquo has his suspicions of Macbeth and expects him of treachery. Macbeth is aware of Banquo’s suspensions from the witches vision that he will someday become a father to many kings. Due to his suspicions, Macbeth has decided to hire two murderers, one for Banquo and the other for his son Fleance because Macbeth is worried that if Banquo become king, Macbeth son will not be heir to his throne. During a banquet that Macbeth was attending, he saw the ghost of Banquo. This scared him. In relationship

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    Duncan. Well his wish was granted, but Banquo is a little suspicious as he tell his son Fleance: “There's husbandry in heaven; / Their candles are all out" (2. 1. 6-7). It is pitch black outside, and darkness symbolizes fear. Then Banquo claims: “Merciful powers/ Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that nature/ Gives way to in repose” (2. 1. 11-13). It seems like Banquo is very tired but cannot sleep because he is afraid of something but nobody knows what. Banquo explains to Macbeth that he had a dream

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    First Packet of the Semester

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    characters, and just tweaks them a bit, to keep things interesting. Banquo from Macbeth, and Ariel from The Tempest, are an example of this same character, different traits, that Shakespeare uses. Banquo and Ariel are both similar in a way, as they are both extremely loyal to the main character within each of their plays. In Macbeth, when Macbeth learns of the thane of Cawdor’s death sentence, and him possibly receiving that title, Banquo congratulates Macbeth, but also notes “...’tis strange. And oftentimes

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    there are several occasions in which characters don't contribute as much when alive than dead. I have come to understand that characters are usually worth more dead than alive in literature through Banquo from 'Macbeth'. Also, even though Banquo’s sacrifice was for the better, some may argue that Banquo is worth more alive than a dead lord. The phrase "More useful when broken"

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    Macbeth : The Tragedy

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    has written. There are many incidents that take place in the play of Macbeth, which prove that this is a tragic play. There are the murders of many innocent people. There is the murder of King Duncan, who is killed by Macbeth. There is the murder of Banquo, which is set up by Macbeth. There is the murder of Macduff's wife and son, which is also set up by Macbeth. These meaningless killings are what make Macbeth a tragic story. The first tragic murder in the play was that of King Duncan. Duncan was

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    MacBeth

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    Macbeth’s wife. The third most well developed is Banquo, Macbeth’s friend. Banquo and Lady Macbeth play very important roles in Macbeth’s life. Macbeth is plagued with paranoia and a thirst for power. Macbeth fears that Banquo has discovered his unclean hands and he will turn him in. “Our fears in Banquo stick deep, and in his royalty of nature reigns that which would be feared. ‘Tis he much dares…” (III, 3, 53-56) Macbeth knows that he could wipe out Banquo on his own, however he knows there would be

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    The Third Murderer in Macbeth

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    assisted in the slaying of Banquo. Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and one of the Weird sisters are a few of the best candidates as to filling this role. Each of these three main characters has their own motive as to why they would want to join in on the assassination. Out of these three possibilities of filling this third murderer's role, all have reasons as to why they could or could not fill the position. At this time in the play, Macbeth is paranoid about Banquo turning against him. In the

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