Three Witches In Macbeth

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We all have high and low points in our lives, but how will you be remembered? In the story of Macbeth, a man made from the fires of war, and sharpened with the iron of strength and wit, comes home from war. He was welcomed back as a war hero, but leaves as a madman. Could things have changed for the better? As a Christian, it is our obligation to share Christ’s love with our fellow man. Could a good influence, a kind friend, or a helping Samaritan, been the person to stop Macbeth in his lust for power over Scotland? In the first Scene of the play, three characters are introduced in the story of Macbeth. These three witches without a doubt, play a key role in giving Macbeth the first nudge into what we know as his downfall. Their crafty words lead Macbeth into believing he was the chosen one, for he would unify a nation in anarchy. Man craves power, the witches said what Macbeth wanted to hear. These were hopes and dreams of a man driven by blind ambition to rule. In act one, scene three, the witches inspire Macbeth by saying “All hail Macbeth, Hail to thee, that shall be king hereafter” (Shakespeare Macbeth’s Act I,…show more content…
There is a saying that says: “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” But in the case of Macbeth, this does not apply. The worst enemy of Macbeth was in fact, himself. A great example of this is when he kills the noble King Duncan. But instead of sticking to the plan made by Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, he kills the guards out of fear that they would find out about him. In act two of scene three says,”Oh yet I do repent me of my fury/ that I did kill them”(Shakespeare Macbeth’s , Act II, Scene III). This further proved Macbeth’s downward spiral into madness; he would do anything to get the throne. Even kill an army of people to do it. The killing of these innocent men leads Macbeth into having visions of strange and uncalled for visions. A specific vision Macbeth had while under the influence of greed was the floating
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