Why is the first witch upset with the sailor's wife in Macbeth?
Macbeth is a play by William Shakespeare about a Scottish lord named Macbeth who betrays his king and seizes the throne. After a battle, he encounters three witches and learns from them that he is destined to be the next king. He responds by killing the current king to speed his rise to power.
Answer and Explanation:
The first witch is upset with the sailor's wife because the woman refused to give her any chestnuts. She tells her sisters:
'A sailor's wife had...
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Read about ‘’Macbeth’’’s witches, some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters. Explore the witches’ quotes and lines and see some analyses of their prophecies.