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Why does Malcolm suspect Macduff at first?
Malcolm sees Macduff’s love for Macbeth and the fact that he bears no grudge against Macbeth as an excuse for Macduff to feel inclined to do Macbeth’s bidding. Instead, he fears that Macduff must be being loyal to Macbeth and must have been sent by Macbeth to murder Malcolm.
Why does Malcolm initially fear that Macduff is Macbeth’s spy?
What method does Malcolm initially use to test Macduff’s loyalty, and why is he so suspicious of Macduff? He does so because he is in fact plotting against Macbeth and does not initially trust Macduff, since Macbeth has sent others to spy on him and he thinks Macduff may actually be such a spy.
Who was the first person to suspect Macbeth of treachery?
Macduff proves his allegiance to Malcolm and helps restore him to his rightful throne by defeating Macbeth. Macduff is a Scottish noble who holds the title of Thane of Fife. He is one of the first to suspect Macbeth’s treachery—though he does not voice his concerns, he notably declines to attend Macbeth’s coronation.
Why does Malcolm at first refused Macduff’s help?
After Macduff has left the castle how does Lady Macduff feel? Why does Malcolm at first refuse Macduff’s help? He thinks that he’s trying to trick him. 6.
Why was Malcolm so suspicious of Macduff in Macbeth?
A final reason why Malcolm distrusts Macduff is because he sees no motive for Macduff leaving his family in a vulnerable position to come and help Malcolm, unless of course he was commanded to do so by Macbeth. He can’t imagine that Macduff would have less of a motive to remain with his wife and child than he would have to come and help Malcolm.
What did Macduff say about the sin of avarice?
Macduff argues, probably against his better judgment, that certain human sins are forgivable, even in a king. Even avarice, the sinful desire for wealth, is “portable” when balanced against the good qualities of kingship.
Who is Macbeth’s hallucination before he murders Duncan?
Fleance is the one who accompanies Banquo. What is Macbeth’s hallucination before he murders Duncan? He sees hallucinations of a dagger. How does Lady Macbeth signal that she has drugged the grooms?