Macbeth Characters-Banquo

BANQUO, Thane of Lochaber, a general in the King's army - Banquo serves as a foil to Macbeth, showing an alternate react to prophecy. Banquo retains his morals and allegiances, but ends up dying. He is brave and ambitious, but this is tempered by intelligence.

He is one of Macbeth's best friends. Banquo pledges allegiance to Macbeth as long as his reputation is not lost. Macbeth fears Banquo because it was propehsied that Banquo's offspring would be kings.

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Margaret Stewart-Zimmerman
May 22, 1998 - 2010