In Shakespeare's day the practice of witchcraft was viewed to endanger the purchase of religion and society, and was not tolerated. The majority throughout the seventeenth hundred years believed that witches were powerful figures who had wonderful power above Macbeth. The tragedy counted on whether the nurses are supposed to have the ability to control Macbeth's actions, or perhaps if he is responsible for all of them on his own.
The witches, or the " weird sistersвЂќ, seemed to have brought out the true wicked that is at Macbeth, that has been not really brought out of him before the prophecy that Macbeth will probably be King was made. The werewolves put the idea in his mind and starting from that point, it is only worsened by Lady Macbeth since she encourages the idea. In the death of Duncan it grows and is also only made worse when the werewolves deliver the prophecies to Macbeth. Mainly the prophecy that states no person born of ladies can harm Macbeth. When the werewolves put that in Macbeth's mind he became to feel immortals as he ideas the murders of Banquo, Fleance, as well as the Macduff family to secure his throne. Banquo was Macbeth's best friend nevertheless the werewolves told him the prediction, that Banquo's children were to be king, he showed his true bad side by planning his death.
Through the play the witches enhance the story, uncover human weak points, heighten the tension and touch to the market what is to come. Also, it is thought that the witches reinforced the concepts that were previously in Macbeth's head, like doing whatsoever he can to claim his tub. When the 1st prophecy the witches made, Thane of Cawdor, comes true Macbeth says to himself " The first step toward the ultimate target, the throne. вЂќ (Act 1, Picture 3) If he calls the throne the supreme goal that suggests that he has thought of the idea ahead of, and that that wasn't only the witches that gave him the idea.
And, which can be worse, all you have done
Hath been however for a careless son,
Spiteful and wrathful, who, since others do,
Loves intended for his own ends, not for you. (Act 3,...