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Duncan's line,

but signs of nobleness like stars shall shine on all deservers

serves all of the following purposes EXCEPT


Highlights Duncan's blindness to the disappointment Macbeth likely feels for not being named Prince of Cumberland.


Demonstrates Duncan's view that people will receive their just reward in the end.


Underscores Duncan's belief that Macbeth does not actually deserve any honor.


Illustrates Duncan's belief that nobility can be found in all people, not just those with a royal bloodline.


Contrasts with Macbeth's call on the stars to hide their fires as he plots the deaths of both Duncan and Malcolm.

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