First Witch- When shall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning,or in rain? (1.1.1-2)
Weather Imagery in Macbeth
[Thunder and lightning. Enter three Witches]
Second Witch- When the hurlyburly's done,When the battle's lost and won. (1.1.3-4)
Animal Imagery In Macbeth
Second Witch Fillet of a fenny snake,In the cauldron boil and bake;
-> Weather imagery is used in Macbeth to further develop the plot and introduce the witches characters. This is important because it grabs the readers attention and develops the theme of the weather and how it relates to what is happening in the play.
Continuation of Second Witch Quote: Eye of newt and toe of frog,Wool of bat and tongue of dog,Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,Lizard's leg and owlet's wing. (4.1.12-19) -> Animal imagery is used in Macbeth to further add to the witches ugly and gruesome personalities, as well as further describe events.