Fate In Macbeth Essay

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Fate is defined as “the development of events beyond a person's control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power”. By reading the play Macbeth the audience has redefined fate. Fate is actually the development of events that are in a person's control and rely on the choices they make. Each and every one of Macbeth's decisions shaped his destiny. Throughout the play the witches play a huge roll on Macbeth’s fate. At the beginning of the play Macbeth's initial fate was to become king but his malicious decisions ended up harming his future. Macbeth's fate at the beginning of the play was to become king. He chose what he wanted his fate to be. Macbeth's plan was to kill king Duncan and become king. He came up with his plan without considering the potential consequences of his actions. He didn't think about the guilt he would hold and the suspicions of others. Macbeth was unable to hide his guilt well enough resulting in Macduff figuring out that he had killed the king. Although Macbeth suspected that he would face other consequences he still believed in his fate. At the beginning of the play the third witch stated “Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!”(Act 1, Scene 1, page 3) . Macbeth relied on the witched…show more content…
Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff,”(act 4, scene 1). The second witch said “The power of no man, for none of woman born shall harm macbeth”(act 4, scene 1). The third witches professes states “Macbeth shall never vanquished be, until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane hill Shall come again him”(Act 4, scene 1). The professors were warning Macbeth but he saw no harm in either one of them. Each professe was implying how Macduff was coming for Macbeth. After Macduff found out that Macbeth had killed his whole family he instantly came to kill Macbeth. Macbeth’s fate drastically changed from becoming king to being

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