Scotland is immersed in more chaos by Macbeth’s hunger for supremacy, his acknowledgement of his crimes, and by further disturbance in the human order and divine order. As king, Macbeth’s desire for power becomes more evident. He begins to risk anything for his greed. Willing to cast aside the life of his friend Banquo for his personal gain, Macbeth consorts with murderers.
Macbeth has thought ahead to Banquo’s prophecies, particularly the one that states that Banquo “shalt get kings” (I, iii, 67). His adverse attitude toward the thought of someone else taking the throne has distorted his sense of morality. Furthermore, after having Ba.