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Supernatural in Shakespeare's

             In the time of William Shakespeare there was a strong belief .
             in the existence of the supernatural.
             plays, Hamlet and Macbeth, the supernatural is an integral part of .
             the structure of the plot. It provides a catalyst for action, an .
             insight into character, and augments the impact of many key scenes.
             The supernatural appears to the audience in many varied forms. In .
             Hamlet there appears perhaps the most notable of the supernatural .
             forms, the ghost. However, in Macbeth, not only does a ghost appear .
             but a floating dagger, witches, and prophetic apparitions make .
             appearances. The role of the supernatural is very important in Hamlet .
             and Macbeth.
             A ghost, appearing in the form of Hamletfather, makes .
             several appearances in the play. It first appears to the watchmen, .
             Marcellus and Bernardo, along with Horatio near the guardsmens' post. .
             The ghost says nothing to them and is perceived with fear and .
             apprehension, It harrows me with fear and wonder. It is not until .
             the appearance of Hamlet that the ghost speaks, and only then after .
             Horatio has expressed his fears about Hamlet following it, What if it .
             tempt you toward the flood, my lord, or to the dreadful summit of the .
             cliff. .
             The conversation between the ghost and Hamlet serves as a .
             catalyst for Hamletlater actions and provides insight into Hamlet.
             character. The information the ghost reveals incites Hamlet into .
             action against a situation he was already uncomfortable with, and now .
             even more so. Hamlet is not quick to believe the ghost, The spirit .
             that I have seen may be a devil. and perhaps out of my weakness and .
             my melancholy.abuses me to damn me, and thus an aspect of Hamlet.
             character is revealed. Hamlet, having no suspicion of the ghost after .
             the production by the players, encounters the ghost next in his .
             motherroom. In this scene the ghost makes an appearance to whet .
             Hamletalmost blunted purpose. Hamlet is now convinced of the .

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