In the play "Macbeth," there were many interesting sections which
could be concentrated on due to the suspense and the involvement of the
supernatural. The use of the supernatural in the witches, the visions, the
ghost, and the apparitions is a key element in making the concept of the
play work and in making the play interesting. Looking through each Act and
Scene of the play, it is noticed that the supernatural is definitely a
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ll.98-102). These apparitions convinced Macbeth that this was his fate and
became over confident, and lead him to his death.
The use of the supernatural in Macbeth results quite well with the
respect of the unknown. Without the witches, the ghost, the visions, and
the apparitions, "Macbeth" would have been a dull and tiresome play. Even
today's readers need motivation to read, and this ancient superstition of
spirits enhanced the play dramatically.