Macbeth - Act 3, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

The Murderers lie in wait for Banquo in a park near the Palace. When Banquo and Fleance come, they set upon Banquo. He calls on his son to escape, which he does, successfully. Banquo is vanquished.

Analysis

Since Banquo's son still lives, Macbeth has not yet circumvented the Witches' prophecy that Banquo's successors will be Kings.

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