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In "Macbeth", how do Malcolm and Donaldbain react to the murder ot their father?

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desoray08 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted December 16, 2008 at 1:12 AM via web

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In "Macbeth", how do Malcolm and Donaldbain react to the murder ot their father?

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ms-mcgregor | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted December 16, 2008 at 1:23 AM (Answer #1)

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These two sons of Duncan realize that their lives are in danger. They both leave the country which casts suspicion on both of them in their father's death. However, by leaving the country, they put themselves out of the reach of Macbeth, who surely would have killed them or had them executed for their father's death. Eventually, Macduff comes to see Malcolm, who has taken refuge in the court of the English king. Together, they are able to mount a defense against Macbeth.

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english12ng | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 16, 2008 at 6:13 AM (Answer #2)

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They leave the country and flee to england

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