The Supernatural Of Macbeth By William Shakespeare

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In Macbeth, the supernatural is the guiding force behind Macbeth 's action and an integral part of the structure of the plot. The supernatural appears in many forms: the witches, Banquo 's ghost, and the four apparitions. The supernatural serves as a role of manifestation of evil temptation that seduces Macbeth in murdering his comrades. Macbeth, who was seen as a hero, became a corrupt, murderous man who would remove all that he sees as a threat to him. Meeting the witches awaken to his ambition of killing his comrades; second was the sanity and judgment to wander off to a murder 's mind with the appearance of Banquo’s ghost. Third was the meeting was the apparitions, which left Macbeth feeling guilt and insecurity. The supernatural played a large role that motivated Macbeth’s action to the extent where his moralities became imperfect, and his path of murderous and evil deeds. The witches represent Macbeth 's evil aspiration and are the motivation that drives Macbeth to executing his friends. The witches ' first prophecy was that Macbeth will be the “Thane of Cawdor” (1.3.51) and “be King hereafter” (1.3.52). Macbeth questions why give him such title when the Thane of Cawdor is living healthy and the King is still alive, but after the King announce the new title to Macbeth, he believes that his second prophecies will come true. This prompted Lacy Macbeth into convincing Macbeth that it is necessary to kill and motivates him to consider murder as a way to the throne. The
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