A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia.
Simply so, is Macduff the protagonist?
Macduff is the antagonist of Shakespeare's play Macbeth, though it is the protagonist who is the villain, while Macduff is the hero. He is the antagonist because he sought revenge against Macbeth, which was for having his wife and son killed.
Which character is the protagonist in the play Antigone?
Who is Ross in the play Macbeth?
Ross is Macduff's cousin and initially a loyal Scottish noble. We first meet Ross in Act 1 of the play when he delivers the news of Macbeth's victory over the King of Norway to King Duncan. Later in Act 1, it is Ross who first greets Macbeth after the witches tell him that he will one day be king.