In Reality · Macbeth during the beginning of the play is considered brave, a nobleman, a gentleman, and to be worthy of a King. Quote from Act 1 Scene 2 lines 18 – 25 and line 26. “ For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name)… Till he unseamed him from the nave to the chops, and fixed his head upon our battlements.”
“O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman.”

o As the play went on…(While killing Duncan), Macbeth is confused, misguided, worried, frightened, and slightly greedy.

Quote from Act 2 Scene 1 lines 41 – 47. “ Is this a dagger, which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have not thee, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible to feeling as to sight? Or art thou but a dagger of the mind, a false creation proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?”

o When Macbeth decided to have Banqou and Fleance murdered he would be described as greedy, selfish, evil, a criminal, a liar, and a cheater.

Quote from Act 3 Scene 1 lines 149-159. “ I will advise you where to plant yourselves, acquaint you with the perfect spy of the time, the moment on it, for it must be done tonight and something from the palace (always thought that I require clearness) and with him, to leave no rubs nor botches in the work, Fleance his son, that keeps him company, whose absence is no less material to me than is his father’s, must embrace the fate of that dark hour. Resolve yourselves apart; I’ll come to you anon.”