Well first off, he is undoubtedly a usurper. Everyone would like the world to conform to his or her own wishes. Corruption and Theories of Kingship in Macbeth. Therefore, two of the most vital duties of a king were to keep order and to reward his subjects according to their merits. Their sick deeds, manifested in the land, came back to haunt them literally as well as figuratively, ultimately leading to their separate demises in the form of divine retribution.
He reflects that King Duncan is a good king, not arrogant or selfish. He is not a leader and flees in fear after the death of his father. He is chained and in the King's possession who then decides to hang him because of his actions against the Country. She calls upon these spirits to take away all her feminine qualities, and therefore her conscience, so that she will be able to commit murder. Macbeth is unable to be a good monarch because of his defiance of nature, and he commits further atrocities to keep himself on the throne: the murders of Banquo, Lady Macduff, and her son.
Macduff has gone to plead with King Edward to help Malcolm by sending to Scotland the forces of Northumberland and Siward, two English nobles famous as warriors. To her, the essence of kingship is ruthless power. I believe that Macbeth could have been a worthy king if he did not let his ambition and greed take control. And speaking of that, wasn't it terrible for Malcolm and Donalbain to kill their father? The King greets Macbeth as and says in several different ways that he can't thank him enough. The land no longer has a true king to care for it, only a murderous usurper who continues to kill. He writes a letter to his wife announcing the prophecies, and it is actually Lady Macbeth who fans the flames of ambition as the play progresses.
Her attempt to strip herself of her gender has now failed because her conscience has returned; her attempt to overthrow the natural order is collapsing. They give him their prophecies, the last of which is that Banquo will be the progenitor of a long line of kings, stretching to James of Scotland and England. As they try to recover from their loss, they understand that they cannot trust anyone. She breaks down and becomes sick, as the land itself has become sick. As the witches are the opposite of dutiful subjects, Macbeth is the opposite of a great and kindly king.
These are the initial lines spoken by First Witch and Second Witch when weaving a spell to lure Macbeth. In battle with Macbeth, Macduff kills and beheads him. In short, Macbeth feels that Banquo is more fit to be king than he is, and for that, he's going to murder him. Gender ambiguity arises again as Macbeth admits his doubts over murdering Duncan. Shortly after, news comes of Macbeth's most recent act of tyranny -- the slaughter of Macduff's innocent wife and children.
She planned to appeal to his ambition and excise everything in him that prevented him from being merciless enough to seize the crown. The two conspire to kill King Duncan so that Macbeth can ascend to the throne. In England, Malcolm matures significantly. He believes that if the luck made him a Thame, he could also become a king. Typical of human nature, Lear is swayed by the sycophantic flattery of his two eldest daughters, Goneril and Regan, while his true and loving.
Even though he pesters them to reveal to him more about his ascension to power, they disappear leaving him in a state of suspense. Does the other Lord know, Lennox asks, where Macduff might be? If Macduff is successful, Scotland will be freed of Macbeth's tyranny. Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Also, a falcon is a day creature, and a royal companion, while the owl is an untamable bird of night and death. From this we can also conclude that he is a friendly king towards his neighbour countries.
Shakespeare shows Duncan to be an to others. No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red. The whole plan was hers and she will not let her husband derail her ambitious plan to the throne. He will , and sit among them, showing how friendly and down-to-earth he is, even though he is now the king. Macduff then leads the men in a shout of victory and loyalty.