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Essay | Macbeth's Visit to the Witches in Act 4, Scene 1 Foreshadows His Ultimate Downfall

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Macbeth's Visit to the Witches in Act 4, Scene 1 Foreshadows His Ultimate Downfall

Summary: In the play "Macbeth," written by William Shakespeare; the main character Macbeth is deeply influenced by the world of the supernatural. The essay explores why Macbeth visited the witches; what his state of mind was at that time; and the dramatic effects that the apparitions had on him in relation to the dramatic development of the play.
In the play Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, the main character, Macbeth is influenced by the world of the supernatural. He is met upon by witches in the first act who prophecy that he would be Thane of Glamis (which he already was), Thane of Cawdor, and then king of Scotland. The belief in witchcraft and the supernatural were so realistic at that time that Macbeth is consumed by what the witches say but is somewhat confused because both the Thane of Cawdor and King of Scotland were still alive. This makes Macbeth wonder, but when he is met upon by two messengers of the king, and is told that he has become the Thane of Cawdor because the previous thane was unloyal to the country; he begins to question his chances of becoming king. He is eventually...

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