King Duncan In Shakespeare's Macbeth

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In the play Macbeth, many things are said about king Duncan. Many of his men think of him as a brave and noble man. Duncan seems to be the type of person who values all his men and the loyalty they show him.
I believe that Duncan is a great king because he notices the work his men do for him and he rewards them greatly. An example of this behavior is when Duncan realizes that Macbeth helped win the war. Duncan rewards Macbeth by rewarding him with the title “Thane of Cawdor”.
I do not believe that king Duncan is a great judge of character because he does not realize that Macbeth is planning to kill him. He believes that Macbeth is a good man with good intentions meanwhile Macbeth is planning to kill Duncan and steal the throne. An example

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