Reversal of natural order

What is the role of the supernatural and of woman in Macbeth, how does shakespeare flip them around? What is he [shakespeare] cautioning his audience against in this play?

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Don't mess with witches.

Cause seriously, Shakespeare lifted those incantations from books of the arcane, and now the play is cursed and you're not allowed to say "Macbeth" in a playhouse.

The witches' statements are two-fold, and Macbeth takes them at face value. When they say "no man of woman born" can harm him, he is thinking of the common expression, not the literal meaning. When they say he'll rule until the forest walks, he takes it literally instead of the figurative meaning of camoflaged men.

So yeah, jackson is right--don't mess with witches. They are evil and not to be trusted.