Whom does Macbeth command the two murderers to kill?
he commands them to kill banquo and fleance
Through the apparitions of three witches, Macbeth hires murderers. The murderers whom Macbeth hires to kill the father-and-son team of Banquo and Fleance remain nameless. We don't know whether they're the same murderers who subsequently kill the family and wife of Macduff, thane of Fife.
In the play MAcbeth he hires 3 murderers to kill Banquo.
Macbeth sets an ambush for Banquo with three murderers. The murderers kill Banquo but Banquo's son Fleance escapes.
No, Macbeth (well, actually the murderers sent by Macbeth) fails to kill Fleance. He runs away when the murderers attack. He is never heard again after that event. There are no more Fleance after that in the play, which creates a rhetorical question.
He sends murderers to do it.
When the murderers kill Banquo, Fleance (Banquo's son) flees. And the murderers only kill Banquo not Fleance however Macbeth told the murderers to kill both the father and the son.
It sort of sounds from the way Macbeth is talking that these murderers had a grudge against Banquo, and so needed little persuading.
he taunts them for their lack of manliness
Macbeth's soldiers do not kill Banquo, Macbeth hires three murderers to do the job.
They are poor and need money, and are loyal to Macbeth. And he degrades their manhood.
That's the technique Lady Macbeth used to enlist Macbeth in the plot to kill Duncan.
Macbeth did not kill Banquo in the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (Baptized April 26, 1564-April 23, 1616). Specifically, Macbeth (died August 15, 1057) hired three murderers to do the killing for him. The murderers slit Banquo's throat and stabbed him to death. The plan took place in Act 3 Scene 1, and the deed was done in Scene 3.
Macbeth has to convince the murderers that Banquo is evil and needs to be killed so he says that the recent famine going on at that time is Banquo's fault. The murderers are only poor men who are trying to feed their family so they believe Macbeth, and eventually kill Banquo, though Banquo's son, Fleance, escapes.
Professional hitmen. Although with the murderers he hires to kill Banquo, he goes through the rigmarole of rehearsing their grievances against Banquo, arguably this is a sham to make Macbeth feel less like the kind of scum that hires professional hitmen to kill his friend. By the time he hires murderers to kill Macduff's family, there is no more pretence.
He is already guilty enough from killing Duncan and doesn't want to have more guilt by killing his friend Banquo. he think that the murderers would tell others that macbeth is the one who kill people
To ensure the murderers will 'dispatch' (kill) Banquo, Macbeth tells them, 'Banquo was your enemy, So he is mine'. Basically, you do not like Banquo and therefore, neither do I. So I encourage you to kill him. It was very manipulative of Macbeth to say this to the murderers. He also threatens their manhood, compares them to dogs and applies various other tactics so he can feel certain they will kill Banquo and Banquo's son… Read More
He forces the murderers to question their own masculinity. The completion of the task will act as a way to prove that the murders are really men. Lady Macbeth did the same thing to Macbeth. She made him question his masculinity and the only way he could redeem himself was to kill Duncan.
The conversation he had with the murderers show that he is still trying to cloak his crime under a veneer of political necessity, by suggesting that the murderers have good reason to hate Banquo and wish him dead. In reality they are hired murderers, who would kill anyone if they were paid to do it. They are quite happy to attempt to kill Fleance, who is obviously not their enemy. So, what is Macbeth on… Read More
No. In fact, she was shocked to find out Macbeth had them killed. Macbeth had a feeling that Banquo knew he had killed Duncan (and he was right), so in order to ensure Banquo's silence, he had him killed by murderers.
he arranges for two murderers to go kill him and his son fleance but they only manage to kill Banquo as fleance flees
Two at first. But when they get there, a third murderer joins the other two. He says he was sent by Macbeth to check up on them. Was he Seyton? Macbeth in disguise? Nobody knows.
because the 3 old witches at the start say his kids will be kings and as Macbeth becomes king, so he sties to kill them so he can be king and so his children can be king hope this helps
Macbeth hires the murderers to kill Banquo for two reasons. Banquo is the only person, besides Macbeth's wife, who knows about the witches' prophecies, which means that he may suspect that Macbeth killed Duncan in order to fulfill their prophecy and become King. Secondly, Banquo is prophesied to become the father of kings, which means that it will be his ancestors, not Macbeth's, who will inherit the throne. By killing Banquo, Macbeth hopes to prevent… Read More
In Act III, Macbeth hires assassins to kill Banquo and Banquo's son, Fleance, while they are riding to a feast.
because he's lazy. no just kidding. he's the king so he can do whatever he wants!
Macbeth wants to know if Banquo is riding because he wants to murder Banquo. He wants to send the murderers out after Banquo to kill him out of people's sight
The murderers that Macbeth hired to kill Banquo and Fleance successfully killed Banquo, but his son Fleance got away (or "fled").
The play doesn't say so, but it is a plausible interpretation. Macbeth wants to be safe; it wouldn't be safe having these cutthroats who know he was involved in Banquo's death hanging around.
The true reason is unknown and only inferences can be made. It is possible that MacBeth feared that the other two murderers would not do as he told them and MacBeth sent a third murderer to keep and eye on them. He may have also thought that two murderers alone would be unable to carry out the killing of Banquo and after realizing the fact he decided to send a third. If this was the… Read More
He kills Duncan. It is important because it make the villagers aware of his descent into madness, and so they decide to kill Macbeth and get a new king.
Macbeth is deadly but not as deadly as his wife Lady Macbeth, who is the one encouraging him into all his killings. Upon her orders it was that he found himself killing Banquo and hiring three murderers to kill King Duncan and many more later on in the play.
It tells us: 1. Banquo suspects Macbeth 2. There is to be a feast. Banquo promises to come (sets up an irony) 3. Macbeth has hired murderers to kill Banquo and Fleance.
Banquo is his best friend. Aside from that, Banquo is well loved by many, and if he were to be killed by Macbeth, it would look bad on him. By having the murderers do it, he can mourn Banquo's death and be free of suspicion.
The guards were framed as the murderers of Duncan. Had they been questioned, they would certainly have denied killing him. Macbeth wanted to make sure they had no chance to deny it.
He kills... -King Duncan -Banquo -Macduff's family and in act 5 Macbeth fights young siward and eventually kills him..
In Act 3 Scene 4, a banquet was prepared in the aftermath of the coronation of Macbeth [c. 1014-August 15, 1057] at Scone. All of the guests were gathered around the banquet table. But Banquo and his son Fleance were missing. Banquo was lying on the ground in the nearby park. His throat had been slit by three murderers whom Macbeth had hired to kill his friend and fellow General. Fleance had escaped the same… Read More
Why does Macbeth want to know whether or not Fleance is going riding with his father in the afternoon before the banquet?
Macbeth wants to know wether or not fleance is going riding with his father in the afternoon before the banquet because if they are riding together it will be easier for the murderers to kill both of them and "kill two birds with one stone."
Macbeth is hosting a dinner party at the time he is planning to have Banquo killed. He has duties to perform as host. And it gives him an alibi. And he knows that Banquo cannot be taken down by only one man. It will take a few.
Macbeth turns them against Banquo by reminding them that they have been placed inferior in position by Banquo and that they should not let him get a way with it. Second he tells them that Banquo is a threat to himself as king and therefore should be rid of.
Macbeth was traumatised by the first murder he commited that he has to get someone else to kill him. It suggests he still isn't recovered from what he's done, and that he is intelligent enough to use his place of power to persuade the murderers to do the deed for him
According to the Shakespearean play, Macbeth [c. 1014-August 15, 1057] wanted friend and fellow General Banquo dead. Macbeth had killed King Duncan I [d. August 14, 1040] and become King of Scotland. But the witches had predicted that Banquo would be the father of kings. And so Macbeth wanted to get rid of the competition to the Scottish throne. He hired three murderers to kill Banquo. He also told them to make sure that Banquo's… Read More
Macbeth hires two murderers to kill Banquo and Fleance while they are out riding before a dinner party hosted by the Macbeths. The two (joined by a third) kill Banquo but let Fleance scape. Banquo's ghost, only visible to Macbeth, appears at the party and Macbeth goes nuts, screaming and yelling at the ghost nobody else sees. The guests are asked to leave by Lady M, but when they hear about the murder, some of… Read More
Macbeth's hired murders kill Banquo, but Fleance was able to escape. The first performance of Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, took place in April of 1611.
Lady McBeth persuades her husband to kill Duncan because she wants McBeth to be King. McBeth stabs Duncan and Duncans chamberlains. The witches prophesised that Banquo would inherit the throne and fearing this, McBeth hires murderers to kill Banquo and his son (the son escaped). His killing spree continued. Lady Mc feels guilty about pushing her husband to kill and starts to sleepwalk and talk about 'having blood on her hands' because she feels responsible… Read More
Macbeth orders the death of Macduff because he is told by the witches to "beware Macduff" when he goes to see them. Macbeth sends the two murders who he sent to assassinate Banquo and Fleance to murder Macduff, but when they get there, Macduff has already fled to England to get Malcolms help. The murderers kill Lady Macduff and Macduffs son because Macbeth plans to seize Macduffs castle and because he no longer has much… Read More
After committing the first murder himself, Macbeth sends out hired murderers to deal with Banquo and with Macduff's family. As a result, he does not kill the people he is really worried about: Macduff and Fleance (since it is Banquo's children and not Banquo he is to worry about)
Yes, Macbeth murdered his cousin Duncan, whom was also the king, in order to become king himself. At first, he knew that it would not only be wrong to kill the king, but even worse to kill his own kin. But Lady Macbeth, macbeth's wife, wanted him to have this higher power and talked him into it.
Banquo probably doen't know for sure about how Macbeth is planning on killing Duncan so he can become king. Even if Banquo did know, he is a very loyal friend to Macbeth and will keep all of his suspicions to himself. Which is ironic, because Mabeth ends up hiring murderers to kill Banquo, which goes to show you that Macbeth really isn't that loyal.