Free Will In Macbeth And The Great Gatsby

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In both the literary works Macbeth and The Great Gatsby there is a supernatural force that supposedly predetermines events and that force is fate. Fate means that whatever is determined to happen will happen and it will be unchangeable and unavoidable, whatever happens is meant to be. In both works this ‘Fate’ is seen in every part of the novels. But, fate doesn 't really control the characters. The characters in both works have there own free will , they make there own choices.

In the book Macbeth the witches came to Macbeth to tell him about a prophecy of him being the next king of cawdor. Now this is where free will comes in, it was Macbeth 's choice to listen to the witches or not, if he didn 't listen to them the whole story
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