Supernatural in 'Macbeth' contextually with the supernatural 

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  • Supernatural in 'Macbeth' and Jacobean context
    • Witches
      • Represent evil, darkness, chaos and conflict
      • Appearance and gender not specified
      • Traitors
        • Witchcraft was made an offence in James I's reign
          • Witches
            • Represent evil, darkness, chaos and conflict
            • Appearance and gender not specified
            • Traitors
              • Witchcraft was made an offence in James I's reign
                • Immediately suggests that the witches  are bad people
            • Temptation
              • Devil
            • Troublesome
              • 'Double, double toil and trouble'
          • Immediately suggests that the witches  are bad people
      • Temptation
        • Devil
      • Troublesome
        • 'Double, double toil and trouble'
    • Context
      • Religious protestant society
        • God fearing
      • Supernatural beings were mainly women, alone and creatures under the guise of being human
      • Superstitious
      • Years of influence over beliefs and superstitions.
        • Historical basis of 'Macbeth'
      • 'Daemonologi-e' by King James I
    • Other Supernatural beings
      • Ghost of Banquo
        • Insanity
      • Apparitions of Kings

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