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How does the closing exchange between Malcolm and Macduff demonstrate their differing ideas of manhood?
Malcolm believes that Macduff should have space to grieve the loss of his family, while Macduff believes his role is to avenge his family.
Malcolm believes that manly emotions include anger and vengeance, and while Macduff acknowledges that, he also accepts men must grieve.
Malcolm believes men should put away their tears until the appropriate time, while Macduff believes that men should never feel sorrow or cry.
Both Malcolm and Macduff believe that only women should express emotion while men should respond in action.
Malcolm believes that men should always channel emotion into war, while Macduff thinks that war is an inappropriate place for man to express any feeling.