In the play Macbeth, there were many interesting
sections that could be further analyzed 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 (What concept?
State it or you may confuse your reader.) of the
play work and in making the play interesting. By
examining the play, it is noticed that the
supernatural is definitely a major factor on the
The use of the supernatural occurs immediately at
the beginning of the play with three witches
predicting the fate of Macbeth. The predictions of
the witches gives the audience a clue to Macbeth?
s future. When the second witch said, "When the
battles lost and won" (Act I, Scene I, l.4), she
meant that one side loses every battle and another
side wins. Macbeth's fate is that he will win the
battle, but he will also 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. (Reword. Unclear.)
The two ways to gain the power of the throne was
for Macbeth to either inherit the throne or to
murder and succeed King Duncan. Murdering the
king was the easiest plan since the motivation in
Macbeth?s dreams urged him on. Lady Macbeth
also relied on the supernatural by her soliloquy,
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). (Double-
Lady Macbeth convinced her husband Macbeth to
murder King Duncan. On the night they planned to
kill Duncan, Macbeth waited for Lady Macbeth to
ring the signal bell to go up the stairs to Duncan's
chamber. He sees the vision of a floating...