Banquo Key quotes- GCSE Lit Macbeth

‘restrain in me the cursed thoughts’ Haunted by the same seductive fantasies of regicide as Macbeth. However he knows what is morally right and he withholds himself.
‘If I grow, the harvest is your own’ Rather than succumbing to dark thoughts o regicide, Banquo channels his energies into benefiting the king.
‘Neither beg nor fear’ There is a contrast between Macbeth and Banquo. Macbeth fully believes in the witches predictions, however Banquo is sceptical.
‘I fear thou thou play’st most foully for it’ Banquo suspected that Macbeth killed Duncan
‘Quit my sigt’ The ghost of Banquo destroys Macbeths dignified image

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