In Macbeth, what does Banquo's soliloquy reveal about the impact the witches' prophecy has had on him? Act 3
Banquo may be intrigued by the witches and their prophesies but he is conscious of the evil nature of the 'weird sisters' and is not prepared to accept their prophesies without question
The instruments of darkness tell us truths, / Win us with honest trifles, to betray [us
He has come to the realization though that, if Macbeth
..hast it now - King, Cawdor, Glamis, all
then perhaps he can expect some benefit after all and his sons will indeed be kings. He is contemplative and even hopeful for the future in the face of the current dire situation. He therefore seems to resolve to please Macbeth and show his loyalty to ensure his position and any future for his sons.