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William Shakespeare is considered one of the best play writers of all time. He had outstanding talent and is widely known for his plays. The ironic part however, was the fact that Shakespeare only went to grammar school, he didn't have any further education and never went to a private school. Yet, with great plays, there are always great characters within these plays. First off, in Macbeth, a play about an ambitious guy named Macbeth who is told by a witch that he is going to be king someday, so he kills the present king, Duncan, and takes the throne, however he gets upset that his throne will be taken away from him so he starts having other people killed and he gets killed in the long run. Another play by Shakespeare is The Tempest which is about the King of Milan, Prospero, and his daughter Miranda living on an island away from home because twelve decades ago, the kings brother together with the king of Naples, shot his throne. "He explains that twelve years previous to this day - the day of the Tempest, that is - Prospero was the Duke of Milan and held the position now occupied by his brother Antonio." (William, Shakespeare). Both these plays have great characters; but some are more favored than others. In Macbeth, it's difficult not to feel sorry for Banquo because he gets everything taken away from him even though he is brave and noble. In The Tempest, Miranda is favorable because she is so innocent and immature, which makes her charming and funny. In both Macbeth and The Tempest, Miranda and Banquo both have different roles in their plays, they have similar qualities, and they have various outcomes in the conclusion of their plays. To start, Miranda from The Tempest, and Banquo from Macbeth, both have their own separate rol...