The poem, 'The Apparitions,' by William Butler Yeats, is about anold man reflecting on life and of coming death. The poem has somehumor when he talks of the worst apparition b…eing a coat on a coathanger. (MORE)
The apparitions were the special appearances that were called forth by the three witches in Act 4 Scene 1 of the Shakespearean play 'Macbeth'. The first was a crowned child …that warned Macbeth [c. 1014-August 15, 1057] against Macduff. The second was a bloody child that warned Macbeth of his powerlessness against the man not born of woman. The third was a crowned child who held a tree in his hand and who warned Macbeth of failure once Birnam Wood moved to Dunsinane Castle..
Additionally, the witches called forth a final apparition. This apparition wasn't of a child. Instead, it was of Banquo's ghost following a long line of kings. The royal line was made even longer by a mirror that showed an even longer line of kings. (MORE)
Her apparitions continue to this day. The most recent apparition to be approved as authentic by the Vatican was Our Lady at Akita from 1973 to 1979. However, the apparitions o…f Our Lady at Medugorje have been happening since June 24, 1981 and have continued with the most recent being August 2, 2010. This apparition is not currently approved by the Vatican, but it is under investigation. (MORE)
The apparitions came out of the Witches Brew , so, in a sense were hallucinations. In the movie directed by Polanski, the war lord of the title- DRANK the entire concoction in… on gulp and then saw things coming out of the cauldron, which oddly seemed to be about the size of the Liberty Bell. The business about the Dagger of the Mind is certainly redolent to Drug abuse - and the Manson Murders. (MORE)
A question with some incoherence. What apparition? The ghost scenes in Macbeth were referred to in the script as apparitions- the Dagger of the Mind sequence ( a good referenc…e, out of context, to drug abuse! Apparition ususally sounds clasier than (Ghost) and is applied to religious visions or sightings such as those of the Blessed Virgin Mary at, for example, Fatima. Be sure of your target before opening up! There were, as I recall three apparitions or ghost sequences in Macbeth- Four Ghosts in ( A Christmas Carol) and One is not sure of the total number of apparitions at the Fatima site in l9l7. (MORE)