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`What do you think is the significance of the witches in Macbeth?'

The witches within Shakespeare's `Macbeth' can be interpreted as providing a
number of roles within the play which add not only to the plot but also to the
atmosphere and fear evoked within the audience. Within the Jacobean…

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`You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so.'
The `beards' of the witches bring about confusion as to whether the witches are
female or male, and deconstruct the opposition between both genders. This
ambiguity leads to the witches failing to fall into…

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