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Well, the Witches are experts at all three. The stage directions of ‘Thunder and Lightning’ start the play in chaos and disorder. All is unpredictability. Why do the Witches choose Macbeth and not Banquo? The fact Macbeth is at first presented as loyal and very comfortable with violence shows us the Witches have selected their man carefully. Despite being a brave soldier, the Witch’s exclamation that, “Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter!” leaves him speechless rather than issuing an automatic reply of loyalty to his King and cousin. Shakespeare uses the character of Banquo to show us Macbeth’s apparent shock: “Good sir, why do you start..” – ‘start’ from the word ‘startle’. Why is a soldier afraid? Why does he “seem to fear/Things that do sound so fair?” Or is the emphasis on ‘seem’? If so, has Banquo misread Macbeth’s reaction? And is Macbeth actually gripped, indeed ‘rapt’ by the idea of power? (Notice the Bard’s metaphor and pun here – the idea of being wrapped or dressed in someone else’s robes continues through the play & signifies the unnatural disruption of the King’s line). Or is the fact that Banquo  unknowingly echoes the Witches’ words evidence of their spell casting a wide net? Here is where you can think about different themes. Is it the power of the supernatural and the spell the Witches carry out? Or is it that Macbeth has ambition within him that, given the right ‘suggestion’, will rise up and consume him? King James was rather afraid of ‘witches’ and the supernatural (he even wrote a book on it called Daemonologie). Here you can consider not just the insecurity of King James (addressing AO3 context) , but the themes of power, ambition, the supernatural, and of course the Divine Right of Kings.