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    The Three Witches Throughout the play‚ the witches—referred to as the “weird sisters” by many of the characters—lurk like dark thoughts and unconscious temptations to evil. In part‚ the mischief they cause stems from their supernatural powers‚ but mainly it is the result of their understanding of the weaknesses of their specific interlocutors—they play upon Macbeth’s ambition like puppeteers. The witches’ beards‚ bizarre potions‚ and rhymed speech make them seem slightly ridiculous‚ like caricatures

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  • The Purposes of the Three Witches in Macbeth

    of the Three Witches in Macbeth Macbeth is a symbolic story of how people can be easily influenced. In the beginning of the play‚ Macbeth meets the three witches and hears about his prophecy from them which he will become the next King of Scotland. These witches are important characters to develop the story. Every time when Macbeth needed them‚ he received prophecies from them. These prophecies affect Macbeth and reveal his evil personality. As revealed in the play‚ the purposes of the three witches

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  • Enter Three Witches Analysis

    Enter Three Witches‚ written by Caroline B. Cooney‚ was written based off of the famous story Macbeth‚ written by William Shakespeare. In the story there were many different cases that caused the storyline to be poor. There were poor choices in the way the author tried to tie the story with Macbeth by using Acts and Scenes from the story‚ the author hardly used any sophisticated words to enhance the writing in the story‚ and it’s difficult to find the climax in the story if there even is one.

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  • The Role Of The Three Witches In Macbeth

    controlled by three evil witches that what him to do the wrong thing. The witches tell him to kill people just so he can have the throne and become king. In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth‚ the three witches play a huge role in the story by influencing Macbeth to kill in order to be king‚ by only coming out durning certain parts of the play dealing with some sort of tragedy‚ and how they can control Macbeth. My first point is the three witches only come out during certain parts of the play. The witches come out

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  • The Three Witches In William Shakespeare's Macbeth

    William Shakespeare wrote the play Macbeth in 1606. It is about a Noble named Macbeth who deceitfully and greedily rises to power and soon falls. Macbeth started out as a brave‚ valiant noble who fought for King Duncan. Three witches then met Macbeth and tempted him with the throne. This caused confusion in Macbeth but he decided to stay loyal to Duncan. He later told his wife about his encounter and she changed his mind and made him slay Duncan. Macbeth slowly turned insane‚ cocky‚ and brash. Because

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  • What Role Do The Three Witches Play In Macbeth

    simple part of human nature‚ Macbeth is led on by the three witches. These three witches play a key role throughout the story‚ foreseeing the future and giving both Macbeth and Banquo their prophecies. By doing so‚ the three witches corrupt Macbeth‚ giving him an unquenchable thirst for power that only grows as the story progresses. In Act 1‚ Macbeth starts out as a loyal and true man to his king‚ friends‚ and wife. However‚ after he hears the witches’ prophecies for both his and Banquo’s futures‚ his

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  • The Witches In Macbeth

    It has been heavily debated whether or not the Witches in William Shakespeare’s play‚ The Tragedy of Macbeth‚ represent Macbeth’s desires or if they manipulate him to do their bidding. The belief that the Witches implanted the thought becoming king‚ and killing Duncan in Macbeth’s head is more accurate because of the following: he had not thought of the probability of being king‚ he is too kind‚ he doesn’t have the malice to spark his ambition‚ he holds the king to very high esteem‚ and killing

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  • Macbeth - the Importance of the Witches

    The witches in Macbeth are very important in the plot and develop certain aspects of the play. They make greater the theatrical experience with images of darkness‚ thunder and lightning that make Macbeth the tragedy it is. Their actions also add to the play‚ dancing round the cauldron and chanting ‘Double‚ double…’. Their appearance as ‘dark hags’ adds mystery to the play. The witches also add a sense of evil and of the supernatural. Their chanting‚ ‘Double‚ double‚ toil and trouble: Fire burn

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  • Role of the Witches in Macbeth

    were more superstitious than we are. They believed in witches and thought that they were the devils disciples. They were believed to be able to control the weather‚ blamed many things‚ such as outbreaks of disease on them. The first people to meet the Witches are Banquo and Macbeth. They find the witches appearance is vile. We can see this as Banquo says that “(they) look not like the inhabitants of the earth.” This shows us that the witches are obviously strange‚ and probably misshapen in their

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  • Role Of Witches In Macbeth

    and it is said by the witches from Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. This PostSecret that I’ve made demonstrates who my character is‚ as witches do not like humans as it is described in Act 1‚ scene 3 when the sailor’s wife is eating chestnuts and the witch describes her as a “rump-fed ronyon” (I‚iii‚ 8)‚ which is quite insulting. This shows that the witches are cruel to humans as they use negative connotations and hurtful language to describe humans. The reason why the witches feel that they’re enjoying

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