Weird Sisters


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Weird Sisters

three witches who set Macbeth agog with prophecies of kingship. [Br. Lit.: Macbeth]

Weird Sisters

demon-women; predict Macbeth’s fate. [Br. Lit.: Macbeth]
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However, Haward does not closely connect up the weird sisters and Lady Macbeth through visual cues of dress and scenery.
voices that recall the Weird Sisters (lamentings, prophesying), and
In the ease of Michael, the tempting sin, represented by the Weird Sisters in Macbeth, is interiorized.
Perhaps we have the weird sisters to thank for this--there is, after all, a macabre humor to their equivocations with Macbeth.
I like Polanski's (he has naked Weird Sisters); Scotland, PA (it has Christopher Walken and Frialators); a Brit adaptation with the Weird Sisters as garbage men; and the recent Aussie version starring Sam Worthington, which has the best Duncan stabbing ever: It's done through a sheet and just goes on and on.
Her study traces the sources and the theatrical evolution of the Weird Sisters through to current versions of female trios.
In the evening, The Weird Sisters Get Around, an irreverent comedy.
The Prophecy of the Weird Sisters or The Sorrows of England' (In Imitation of an Ode by Gray), signed 'I.
The Orygynale Cronykil is the original source for the encounter between Macbeth and the weird sisters that appears in William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Meeting the three weird sisters, he succumbs to their tempting prophecies; but he also needs the urging of his wife to become a traitor, a murderer, and a usurper.
You will still hear some such incantations from the weird sisters to be found outside the gates of Greenham Common--the ferociously feminist pacifists camping out against Cruise missiles.
After berating the three " weird sisters " for having made prophecies to Macbeth without her knowledge, she joins them in completing his destruction.