How does Malcom use language to test Macduff?

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How does Malcom use language to test Macduff?

Characters in Macbeth: Malcolm:

Duncan's son, Malcolm, is suspected of his father's murder while at Macbeth's castle. After fleeing to England, he is eventually absolved of all suspicion and takes the throne at the conclusion of Macbeth. He serves as a symbol of order within the play.

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In Act IV, Scene 3 of Macbeth, Malcolm uses ironic language to test Macduff's loyalty to both Malcolm as the rightful heir to the throne, and to...

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Malcolm in Macbeth: Traits, Character Analysis & Quotes

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Though Malcolm is a minor character in Shakespeare's ~'Macbeth,~' he's the rightful heir to the throne of Scotland. Through character analysis, explore how this character changes, matures, and impacts the events in the play.


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