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In Macbeth I believe the story would have been completely different Why If it hadnt been for the three witches Macbeth would never have killed Duncan nor Banquo The three witches are the reason that everything happened the way the they did In the beginning of the play the three witches prophecized that Macbeth would become Thane of Cawdor and the King of Scotland In the near future Macbeth became the Thane of Cawdor because of his valiant efforts in the war Macbeth started to think about the witches prophecies and started to become a little ambitious With the constant nagging and mockery of Lady Macbeth Macbeth decides to go through with the murder of Duncan Thus another one of the witches prophecies was fulfilled The witches also prophecized that Banquos sons will be kings In the worry of Banquo finding out about the murder of Duncan and the thought of Banquos son Fleance from becoming king Macbeth hires a few assassins to murder Banquo and his son Later three ghosts appear in front of Macbeth First an armored head appears and warns Macbeth to beware of Macduff Second a bloody child appears telling Macbeth that no man born a woman should harm him Third a child holding a tree tells Macbeth that he is safe until Birnham Woods comes to Dunsinane After the three ghosts visit Macbeth the apparition of Banquo appears Following Banquo is seven of his descendants all of which were deceased kings The first of the three warinings from the ghosts comes true when macduff allies with Malcolm one of Duncans sons Together they plan to retake the throne of Scotland Macduff and Malcolm plan to use the leaves and branches of Birnham Woods as camouflage Before Macbeth is killed he remembers the third ghost that stated that no man born a woman should harm him Macduff then explains that he was razed out of his mothers stomach which means
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