The Importance Of Fate In Macbeth

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“ Fate decides who comes into your life, your heart decides who stays.”
(Shaikha al Ali). Macbeth is a Shakespearean play about how a virtuous soldier becomes a merciless king, all because of his suggested fate. Shakespeare believes that human’s fate is in their own hands. If we make evil choices then we will forever be trying to wipe the dirt off our hands; Our fate will be tainted and Macbeth can attest to that. Every human thinks fate is predetermined. People tend to hold onto the unknown. It moves us in many ways, whether that be hope or helping us shape our morals. Everyone likes to believe that they’re on this earth for a reason. However, in Shakespeare, fate is not predetermined humans just think it is; Humans have the choice between right and wrong. “Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, thou shalt be king hereafter!” (1.3.52-57.). In this quote Macbeth receives the prophecy and it comes true later on. This quote is important because not only does it show that there are things out of our control, but that fate has already set itself in motion, and Macbeth is headed for something dark ahead based on the choices he’s about to make.
Fate makes people do things they normally wouldn’t do. Think about it, if everyone knew their destiny, life wouldn’t be fun. There would be complications because people would be impatient and demanding especially when they know for sure something is meant for them. People would become suspicious and wary of each

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