The Importance Of Faith 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 believess 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 doing anything to make the prophecy come true. Shakespeare shows us that faith 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 assumes that he would be dead in the battlefield. “And fortune, on his damned quarrel smiling, showed like a rebel’s whore,but all’s too weak: For brave Macbeth well he deserves that name. Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody executions”(I.II.8-12). The captain says that Macbeth should have died in the battle, but Macbeth escaped his own death. Once he hears that the witches have predicted that he will become the Thane of Cawdor, which came true, Macbeth believess their second prediction that he is going to become the king. “ If chance will have me king, why chance may crown me, without my stir” (I.ii.15-155). He believes that he doesn’t need to do anything to gain
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