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In this play a group of three cruel and disturbed witches were used to display evilness and chaos that will eventually corrupt MacBeths well being into mass murder In Act 1 Scene 3 the theory of modern tragedy can be shown by the use of special affects sound and settingIn Act 1 Scene 3 the use of special affect demonstrated that it was a modern day tragedy There wasnt any doubt that lightning and storms were the most energetic way of showing how mysterious and horrid the three witches really were You could feel the witches trying to reach out and capture MacBeths soul while he was unaware that they were foolishly manipulating him When the fog and smoke arose from the ground as Banquo and MacBeth entered you got a sense that the witches have sprung up an evil spell that will eventually damn them both When one of the witches told the others about how she manipulated the sailor and his wife this gave us clear evidence that the witches could do what ever they want when ever they want and will end up destroying MacBeth Another example of special effects is how the witches had two headed animals and mysterious potions from all around the world hanging from their walls One even had a necklace made of elephant tusks This shows how carefree the witches were about the world around them and that they could kill innocent animals and use them as decoration in their lairThe theory of modern tragedy is also shown in the use of sound and music The music is very powerful and demanding when the first prophesy about MacBeth becoming king was announced That same music was heard when it came true Every time the witches entered a room there was creepy and spooky music that made the reader buckle in his seat because something evil was about to occur The whistling sound of the wind put a
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