Witches In Macbeth

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Tanesha Creddille Once upon a time, three weird sisters appeared in the thunder and lightning. They were dressed in all black dresses and a large hat with a pointy top, resembling a witch. They looked up into the sky and had a quick discussion about the next time they will meet and where they will meet Macbeth. Scottish King Duncan appears at the military camp, when he hears the news about his generals, Macbeth and Banquo and how they have defeated these two invading armies. One was from Ireland, which was led by the rebel Macdonwald, and one was from Norway. Macbeth and Banquo unexpectedly saw the weird sisters as they cross a moor. They looked at them and started to laugh. They wondered who were these three hideous creatures dressed like witches; and so they called them. The witches looked at Macbeth and started to hold hands rocking side to side, looking up into the sky as if they see a ghost the one in the middle gets on her knees and says “all hail Macbeth” then they all kneel down and do the same. The one in the middle tells Macbeth that he will be made thane of Cawdor and eventually King of Scotland. They also predicted that Banquo’s descendants will be Scottish kings, although Banquo will never be king himself. Then witches vanished into thin air. Macbeth and Banquo questioned the witches’ predictions. Two of King Duncan’s men came to thank them on their victory in battle. The generals tell Macbeth that he has been named the new thane of Cawdor and how the previous thane of Cawdor has betrayed Scotland by fighting for the Norwegians and Duncan had sent someone to kill him. Macbeth had become interested in the witches’ prediction. He started to think that maybe what the witches told him is true and that he will be crowne... ... middle of paper ... ...ngland, he starts to cry and he wants revenge. Duncan’s son, Malcolm, has raised an army in England, and Macduff proudly joined him. They then travel back to Scotland to challenge Macbeth’s forces. Lady Macbeth starts to sleepwalk. Before Malcolm and Macduff arrive back to Scotland, she kills herself. That causes Macbeth to sink into a deep and pessimistic despair. He is scared when he finds out that the English army is coming for him. Not only are they coming for him, but they are shielded with branches cut from Birnam Wood, which makes the witches’ prediction true. In the battle, Macbeth comes across Macduff, who states that he is not “of woman born” but he was born from a C- section. Macbeth than realizes that he is doomed, even though he continues to fight until Macduff kills him. Malcolm is now the King of Scotland, and he invited everyone to see him crowned.

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