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ENGLISH – Macbeth – The Witches

The opening scene of Macbeth not only introduces the audience to the supernaturalbut it also establishes a theme of disorder through the presences of the witches, the stormy weather, and the bleak landscape. Audience members would have believed in the presence of witches and their ability. They can be treated as a single unit as they speak and act together. They are agents of evil. They know Macbeth will arrive on the heath and that he will become Thane of Cawdor Their malice is shown in act 1, scene 3as they torment the sailor’s wife by causing a storm to shipwreck her husband.

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