in scene 4 macbeth says to banquos ghost " thou canst not say i did it. never shake/ thy gory locks at me" what does this reveal about macbeth?

his unsurness

his lust for power

his madness

his quickness of temper


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The ghost thus seems more like the manifestation of an idea—a figment of the imagination—rather than a “real” ghost. Lady Macbeth says as much when she pulls Macbeth aside: “This is the very painting of your fear; / This is the air-drawn dagger which you said / Led you to Duncan" (III iv 60-62). Just like the dagger, Banquo's ghost appears to be a realization of Macbeth's guilt. Even if the occurrence is supernatural, the event is very real for Macbeth. Thus, the vision of the ghost and Macbeth's response to it reveals madness.