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In Shakespeare's play "Macbeth," the character Macbeth kills King Duncan. Initially, the murder is seemingly committed by the servants, but it is later revealed to be Macbeth and his wife who are responsible for the crime.

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What are macbeths arguments to himself against duncan?

Duncan is his cousin. Duncan is his king. Duncan is his guest. If he murders Duncan, he invites others to murder him. Many people like Duncan for being a nice guy and will be angry when he is killed.


What are Macbeth arguments to himself against killing Duncan?

Duncan is his cousin. Duncan is his king. Duncan is his guest. If he murders Duncan, he invites others to murder him. Many people like Duncan for being a nice guy and will be angry when he is killed.


What is does lennox think about Macbeth fleance and duncans sons?

He thinks that Macbeth is a "good guy", Fleance killed Banquo and Duncan's sons killed the king.


Why does Macbeth claim he killed King Duncan's guards?

He says he was overcome with rage because they had killed Duncan.


Why did Macbeth claim he killed king Duncan's guards apex?

Macbeth claimed to have killed King Duncan's guards because he wanted to frame them for the murder of Duncan, thus diverting suspicion away from himself. This was part of his plan to become king and consolidate power.


Who became king after Duncan was killed?

you really should read the play, Macbeth becomes king


What did Macduff discover?

Macduff discovered that Macbeth had murdered King Duncan. He also found out that Macbeth had ordered the murders of his wife and children.


Why is Macbeth compelled to kill people in the play?

Macbeth resorted to murder, to consolidate his power and thereby to satisfy his ambitions. He killed his sovereign, King Duncan, to rule Scotland. He killed the royal guards, to blame them for King Duncan's murder and to keep them from being potential witnesses against him. He killed his best friend, Banquo, whose family line was prophesied as inheriting the throne. He killed Macduff's family, because the witches had warned him to beware of Macduff. He killed Young Siward, and countless others, because he could.


What happens to King Duncan's guards after Duncan's body is discovered?

Macbeth kills them as soon as he sees them. He can't have anyone left who knows he killed Duncan.


Who was knocking on the door after Macbeth killed the king?

It was Macduff who was knocking on the door after Macbeth killed King Duncan.


Who does Macbeth murder first?

King duncan? i think


Was Macbeth a vassal of Duncan If not should Macbeth's act considered regicide?

Macbeth was not a vassal of King Duncan. Macbeth's act of killing King Duncan would be considered regicide because he unlawfully killed his king, who was his sovereign and ruler.