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The Role of Macduff in `Macbeth'

Summary: Analyzes the William Shakespeare tragedy, Macbeth. Provides a character study of Macduff. Describes how Shakespeare makes him appear as God's appointed angel of justice to reinstate the rightful and chosen king of Scotland.
Shakespeare has made Macduff in this play the `savoir' of Scotland by making him appear as God's appointed angel of justice to reinstate the rightful and chosen king of Scotland.

The play was written to please King James I as he was known for falling asleep during plays. Since it was written specifically for James I, it was made or `tailored' to his interests and was made to flatter him.

Shakespeare needs to change history a bit to get the flattery he wanted so he kills off Banquo near the start, who is an ancestor of king James I,. But although this seems unwise, in real life Banquo helped Macbeth kill King Duncan. So by killing Banquo off, it stops the linage of Banquo, which includes King James I, from being involved with treachery.

The play also consists of a lot of action, playing...

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