Supernatural Behavior In Macbeth

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The supernatural behavior according to The Oxford Dictionary “includes all those phenomena, which cannot be explained by the accepted laws of natural science or by physical laws.” A belief in the existence of the supernatural: ghosts, fairies, witches etc., has been universal in all ages and times. Throughout one of Shakespeare’s famous plays The Tragedy of Macbeth, many supernatural behaviors are witnessed and proved, many people believed in it more back then, than now. Throughout the story Macbeth, who was cruel and selfish, tried to kill king Duncan who was the king of Scotland, with his wife Lady Macbeth. While trying to attain the throne he encountered some difficulties from one of his best friends and high noble men Banquo. In The Shakespearean …show more content…
The severed head, bloody child, and the birman woods were the three apparitions. The first apparition was to beware Macduff. ” Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware of MacDuff! Beware of the thane of fifi! Dismiss me enough” (Shakespeare, IV, 125). The second apparition is to beware of a child that is not born from women. “Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! - be Bloody Bold, and resolute. Laugh to scorn. The power of man, for none of a woman born shall harm Macbeth” (Shakespeare, IV, 125). The third apparition stated that he should beware of the forest moving to his fortress. “Be lion-matted, proud, and take no care, who chafes, who frets, or where conspires are. Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Britain wood to high Dusine hill shall come against him” (Shakespeare, IV, 127). After Macbeth heard the first apparition he want after MacDuff family as a sign to back of or to fear him. After Macbeth heard the second apparition he did not do anything because he believes that it is impossible for men not to be born from women. After Macbeth heard the third apparition he didn’t do anything about it because he believes that it’s not possible. Macbeth ends up losing his throne to MacDuff because MacDuff is born by C-section thus making second apportion true. He was attacked by soldiers in camo armor that looked like trees and, Macduff ordered them to grab a piece of the dunsine forest before …show more content…
These certain activities are too hard for Macbeth to comprehend which causes him to ponder on this topic heavily which causes him to eventually lose his throne and his life. He he lost his throne and life because he lost track of the main purpose and idea on how he should obtain happiness and the life he desires as a tragic hero. If Macbeth didn 't focus on the little things in life such as the supernatural entities, he would of lived his life successfully as a king of

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