Macbeth Essay | Fate Vs. Free Will in Macbeth

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Fate Vs. Free Will in Macbeth

Summary: Examines the effect of fate in the William Shakespeare play, Macbeth. Questions if fate is the cause of Macbeth's downfall.
Fate may state what will be in one's life; however, how that destiny comes about is a matter of man's own choice. In other words, incidents don't occur since our destinies are written like that; our fates are predetermined like that because these incidents are somehow going to happen as a result of our decisions throughout our lives. In the play Macbeth; Shakespeare expertly uses the theme of Fate vs. Free Will and raises many questions in readers' minds. Yet, in Macbeth's tragedy, fate is not the cause of Macbeth's downfall.

As Macbeth openly states in Act I, if fate says he is to be the king, he certainly will be whether he takes any action or not. This shows that Macbeth has a strong belief in fate. However; due to his ambition empowered by Lady Macbeth, he chooses to catch the nearest way...

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