Macbeth Fate Analysis

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Fate is the development of events beyond a person 's control, determined by a supernatural power. Free Will is to power of acting without the constraint of fate or the ability to act at once own discretion (goeddunken). Fate only exist if one beliefs it and allows these supernatural factors into his life, if someone beliefs in fate than he can be influenced by conflicting factors.

Fate is used as an excuse for all kind of tragedies. Macbeth makes you think about fate. Because is it Macbeth’s fate to be traitor and to kill the king? or is he alone responsible for his actions because the choose freely?
We see fate throughout the whole play, but especially in the three weird sisters, Macbeth’s actions and the appearance of Banquo’s ghost.
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In this line Shakespeare compares fortune/fate to a whore using a simiely. So Macbeth should have died in the battle. But he didn’t so he was stronger than his fate. If he is stronger that his fate than he could be blamed himself for all his actions. But it could still be that ‘rebel’s whore’ (fate) would still get him in the end.

The three weird sisters reveal prophecies to macbeth which seem to end up happening in the end. At first it seems that Macbeth fate is coming true, however it is Macbeth 's free will that make all the prophecies come true? In (act 1, scene 3, line 49 - 51) the three weird sisters set up Macbeth’s fate by announcing prophecies.
THIRD WITCH: ‘All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!’
This scene is the seen that Macbeth gets the idea of fate in his head and sets the the chain of events in motion, if he had not gotten this idea or had not heard the prophecy the prophecy would not be fulfilled. After Duncen had pronounced Macbeth thane of Cawdor, he pronounced his son Malcom the prince of Cumberland. Now Macbeth realises that he will not become king unless he acts on it. Macbeth tries to master fate, to make fate do exactly what he wants. He does this by murdering king
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