Macbeth Drama

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Macbeth Drama

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 major factor on
the play's style. The use of the supernatural occurs at the beginning of the
play, with three witches predicting the fate of Macbeth. This gives the audience
a clue to what the future holds for Macbeth. "When the battles lost and
won" (Act I, Scene I, l.4) was said by the second witch. It says that every
battle is lost by one side and won by another. Macbeth's fate is that he will
win the battle, but will lose his time of victory for the battle of his soul.
After the prophecies of the witches' revealed the fate of Macbeth, the plan in
which to gain power of the throne is brought up. The only way to gain power of
the throne was for Macbeth to work his way to the throne, or to murder King
Duncan. Murdering the king was an easier plan since the motivation in his dreams
urged him on. Lady Macbeth also relied on the supernatural by her soliloquy of
calling upon the evil spirits to give her the power to plot the murder of Duncan
without any remorse or conscience (Act I, Scene V, ll.42-57). The three sisters
are capable of leading people into danger resulting in death, such as the sailor
who never slept (Act I, Scene III, ll.1-37). Lady Macbeth has convinced her
husband Macbeth to murder King Duncan. On the night they planned to kill Duncan,
Macbeth is waiting for Lady Macbeth to ring the signal bell to go up the stairs
to Duncan's chamber. He sees the vision of the floating dagger. The interest of
the dagger is that it leads Macbeth towards the chamber by the presence of evil
of the dagger being covered with blood. Then the bell rings and Macbeth
stealthily proceeds up the staircase to Duncan's chamber. Once the murder has
been committed, eventually Banquo has his suspicions about Macbeth killing
Duncan to have power of the throne. There is constantly more guilt and fear
inside Macbeth and his wife t...

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