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how is macbeth a loyal, honest, and noble person?please give me atleast three examples...

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gibby44 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 4, 2012 at 11:46 PM via web

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how is macbeth a loyal, honest, and noble person?

please give me atleast three examples thanks.

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amne | Student , Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted March 5, 2012 at 4:19 AM (Answer #1)

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He's only like this in the beginning of the play...

He's noble because he though against the King of Norway and bought victory to his land.

He's also loyal because he fought as a great soilder and risked his life even at the most dangerous times.

He was honest at first because he was one of the King's so called 'valiant cousin' and 'worthy gentleman' which shows how the king thinks of him.

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hadijaved | Student | Honors

Posted March 5, 2012 at 9:07 PM (Answer #2)

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Macbeth appealed to all the people from his actions. He demonstrated courage, bravery, loyalty and honesty. He believes in fighting for his King yet is confused from the prophecies given to him by the witches. Macbeth wants the prophecies to be true yet not to be true afraid of how it would come. The prophecy states that he would hold the Thane of, Glamis, Cawdor, and become king. However Banqou's prophecy was that his son would be king. This left difficulty to live life normally for Macbeth by thinking how would he become King and Banqou's son become the heir. This also would set the stage to see if Macbeth would make these prophecies come true by disregarding morals or to wait and hope they come true. From interpreting the previous context it foreshadows events to come. However, what confuses the matter is that Macbeth's own description of himself and everyone else's description of him contradicts a bad event to come, since he was described as a loyal and honest person especially to his King. Macbeth appealed to all the people from his actions. He demonstrated courage, bravery, loyalty and honesty. He believes in fighting for his King yet is confused from the prophecies given to him by the witches. Macbeth wants the prophecies to be true yet not to be true afraid of how it would come. The prophecy states that he would hold the Thane of, Glamis, Cawdor, and become king. However Banqou's prophecy was that his son would be king. This left difficulty to live life normally for Macbeth by thinking how would he become King and Banqou's son become the heir. This also would set the stage to see if Macbeth would make these prophecies come true by disregarding morals or to wait and hope they come true. From interpreting the previous context it foreshadows events to come. However, what confuses the matter is that Macbeth's own description of himself and everyone else's description of him contradicts a bad event to come, since he was described as a loyal and honest person especially to his King. Macbeth appealed to all the people from his actions. He demonstrated courage, bravery, loyalty and honesty. He believes in fighting for his King yet is confused from the prophecies given to him by the witches. Macbeth wants the prophecies to be true yet not to be true afraid of how it would come. The prophecy states that he would hold the Thane of, Glamis, Cawdor, and become king. However Banqou's prophecy was that his son would be king. This left difficulty to live life normally for Macbeth by thinking how would he become King and Banqou's son become the heir. This also would set the stage to see if Macbeth would make these prophecies come true by disregarding morals or to wait and hope they come true. From interpreting the previous context it foreshadows events to come. However, what confuses the matter is that Macbeth's own description of himself and everyone else's description of him contradicts a bad event to come, since he was described as a loyal and honest person especially to his King.

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