Fate And Fate In Macbeth

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Even though we may believe that whatever happens in life is meant to be, can we know our fate? In the play Macbeth, the witches give Macbeth a prophecy that he believes represent his fate. Although Macbeth is told that he will become king, he is not told that it is up to him to make it happen. He believes the witches’ words that he will be king, and he is willing to do anything to make the prophecy come true. Shakespeare shows us that fate is complicated by our actions through Macbeth’s misunderstanding of the witches’ prophecy. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth proves himself to be stronger than the fate of a soldier. First, it started after the victory of Macdonwald. When Macbeth won the battle, everyone was surprised to see him coming back alive. The captain assume that he would be dead in the battle field. “And fortune, on his damned quarrel smiling, showed like a rebel’s whore,but all’s to weak: For brave Macbeth well he deserves that name. Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody executions”(I.II.8-12).…show more content…
If Macbeth had exercised his free will into first place, they wouldn’t have all of these trouble. “Out, damned spot! Out, i say!” (V.I. 37). Murder of Macduff’s family and Banquo has weigh heavy on lady Macbeth mind. Lady Macbeth become mentally ill and no doctor can cure her. Macbeth believe and fall for the witches which made him think that no one can harm him. "I bear a charmed life, which must not yield and to one of woman born" (V.viii.1203). As Macbeth and Macduff are fighting each other, Macbeth tells him to leave, for he does not want the blood of another Macduff on his hands. Macduff refuses and charges at Macbeth. Macduff reveals that he was not of woman born, but from his mother's womb. Macbeth realizes that the Witches, in their evil plan have only helped in his destruction.At the end, it’s his fate that led him to his

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