Compare and contrast between Macbeth and Malcolm?
First, Malcolm is Duncan's son, and therefore he is the rightful heir to the throne. Further, Duncan has specifically named him heir. In contrast, Macbeth is an usurper who gains the throne through murder.
Malcolm refers to Macbeth as a tyrant, saying:
This tyrant, whose sole name blisters our tongues,Was once thought honest.
Not in the legionsOf horrid hell can come a devil more damnedIn evils to top Macbeth.
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