Calling the ingredients things like bat's wings and cat's foot, rather than holly and ivy, would certainly deter the no-maj community from drinking any of these disgusting sounding recipes so when the three witches in macbeth add eye of newt to their cauldron, they're actually just using nothing more than. Yes there certainly is much of it has to do with judao-christian mythology and elizabethan beliefs i'll mention a few fillet of a fenny snake- the old testament that evil snake in the grass who tricks poor eve into eating the apple a bunch of nocturnal animals- newt/frog/bat i guess they are evil because.
Hecate enters with three other witches 40, hecate oh well done i commend your pains and every one shall share i' th' gains and now about the cauldron sing like elves and fairies in a ring enchanting all that you put in hecate well done i admire your efforts, and all of you will share the rewards now come.
In a dark cavern, a bubbling cauldron hisses and spits, and the three witches suddenly appear onstage they circle the cauldron, chanting spells and adding bizarre ingredients to their stew—“eye of newt and toe of frog, / wool of bat and tongue of dog” (4114–15) hecate materializes and compliments the witches on their.
Abstract: the ingredients of the charmed potion made by the weird sisters ( the three the fourth act in shakespeare's tragedy macbeth, in its first scene, begins with the well-known and always remembered verses that describe the charmed potion cooked in the cauldron of the weird sisters, ie, the three witches.