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Why does Macbeth not want to kill Duncan at first?

Macbeth hesitates to kill Duncan because he has a change of mind. He begins thinking about the fact that Duncan has recently honored him by promoting him to the position of Thane of Cawdor. Macbeth explains to Lady Macbeth that he has decided not to kill King Duncan. She insults Macbeth’s manhood.

What reasons does Macbeth provide to argue against murdering Duncan?

macbeth act 1

the witches in scene 1 inform you that they will see macbeth after the battle
What three reasons does Macbeth list in Scene 7 to argue against murdering Duncan? 1) feels guilty that the king trusts him2) Duncan has always been good to him3) if he kills him, he will go to hell

Why doesn’t Macbeth stop killing after he has murdered Duncan?

Macbeth keeps killing because he develops a sense of paranoia after he is crowned king. He will do anything necessary to protect his throne. After he kills Duncan and becomes King, Macbeth slowly starts to lose his sense of morality, the same morality that allowed him to be a brave and loyal subject of King Duncan.

Why does Macduff want revenge?

Macduff also feels responsible. Macduff is also “the first character to suggest his suspicion regarding Macbeth’s ascension to the throne” (character analysis). Macduff realizes that his family was killed because of his relationship with Macbeth, so he feels the need to personally avenge them.

Why did Macduff leave Scotland?

Macduff leaves Scotland for England to prod Duncan’s son, Malcolm III of Scotland, into taking the Scottish throne by force. Meanwhile, Macbeth murders Macduff’s family. Malcolm, Macduff, and the English forces march on Macbeth, and Macduff kills him.

What new title does Macbeth receive?

Thames of Cawdor

What title did Macbeth originally have?

Thane of Glamis

What are the three titles that the witches greet Macbeth with?

The witches hail Macbeth first by his title Thane of Glamis, then as Thane of Cawdor and finally as king. They then prophesy that Banquo’s children will become kings. Macbeth demands to know more but the witches vanish. Ross and Angus arrive to tell Macbeth that he has been given the title Thane of Cawdor by Duncan.

What are Macbeth three titles?

The three witches greet Macbeth as “Thane of Glamis (his current title), “Thane of Cawdor” (his soon-to-be-acquired title), and “King hereafter”.

What reward has the king decided to give Macbeth?

Thane of Cawdor