How Did Banquo Change In Macbeth

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Three witches appeared before Macbeth and Banquo, which surprised these two men. They were horrified to see these old women with long beards around their chins. The first witch began to address to Macbeth, “all hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Glamis!”(Macbeth 1.3 lines 51). Macbeth was confused when he heard this. The witches turn to Banquo, telling him that his children will sit on the throne. Macbeth begged to hear more of this, but they vanished into thin air, like the pond’s water has been evaporated. Macbeth just came from the battlefield and saw these witches. They were telling him that he became thane of Cawdor and he will become a king one day. Since the moment he has heard the witch’s prophesies, his thoughts changed, taking …show more content…
Macbeth was thinking about removing Duncan from the throne by killing but, he reasoned himself he has no reason to kill Duncan. This became a good thought for his situation. He wanted to be that “place” right away. He thought of this when he was at Duncan’s banquet. He said to himself, “Who should against his murderer shut the door, not bear himself. Besides, this Duncan hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been so clear in his great office, that his virtues will plead like angels, trumpets-tongued , against the deep damnation of his taking-off”(Macbeth 1.7 lines 34-36). This quote shows that Duncan does not deserve to be removed from the throne, since he is doing his job well. There is also a part when Macbeth was talking to his wife, Lady Macbeth that he does not want her plan to continue. He told her that they “will proceed no further in this business. He hath honored me of late, and I have bought gold opinions from all sort of people” (Macbeth 1.7 lines 34-36). He considering her plan and does not want to be part of it. He just earned an honor from the king and people thought of him with respect and give a great reputation. He does not want to ruin that image. Macbeth thought twice