Examine the role of the supernatural in Macbeth?
I am going to examine the role of the supernatural in Macbeth by looking at the main characters, the witches, and apparitions and the way that they affect Macbeth.
During Shakespeare’s time many people were superstitious and believed in witches, ghosts and other supernatural beings. This is greatly reflected in “Macbeth”
By the late 1550’s Shakespeare had established himself as a playwright. In 1599 he and six
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hallucinations and witches Macbeth would not have been led to do many of the things he did. His character in general would be completely different. The use of supernatural in Macbeth, provides the complete gist of the story. Without them Macbeth could not have reached his downfall. The use of supernatural in Macbeth caused Macbeth to become a darker and more evil person with each supernatural encounter this Caused the whole play to come together.