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The Three Witches In William Shakespeare's Macbeth

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The story begins where Macbeth and Banquo have just returned from war. The three witches appear and inform them that Macbeth will be Thane of Cawdor and soon enough King of Scotland. They also inform Banquo that he will beget a long line of kings. After that Macbeth is crowned Thane of Cawdor by King Duncan. He tells Lady Macbeth what the witches told him and she takes control of the situation by forcing him to murder King Duncan in his own castle. Lord Macduff, Thane of Fife happened to be staying at Macbeths castle the same night as King Duncan. Macduff was asleep when he was awoken by a strange noise. He wasn’t quite sure what it was so, he went to investigate. As he exited his chambers he noticed a strange light flickering in King Duncan’s room. Then all of the sudden it went out. He could only assume it was a candle but who could be awake at this time? As he approached King Duncan’s room he saw that the guards who were there last night were nowhere to be found. He turned into the room and there lay King Duncan dead in his bed. Macduff is stuck in awe and the three witches appear before him. The first one tells him that Banquo will soon see his demise. The second one tells him to beware the new King of Scotland. The third one tells him he is the only one who can stop what is about to happen. Macduff tells no one of the witches but…show more content…
“How could you kill King Duncan?” Macduff says. Drawing his sword. Macbeth looks at him and without hesitation says “I had to in order to become King of Scotland”. Macbeth then draws his sword. Macduff and Macbeth begin fighting. The sounds of swords clashing in Macbeths castle can be heard all around. Macbeth has stabbed Macduff in the abdomen. Macduff is bleeding but regains the strength for one final blow, and beheads Macbeth. Lady Macbeth came running by and entered the doorway. “What have you done!” She screams, as she runs out of the room and
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