William Shakespeare 's Macbeth Essay

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Macbeth Essay

Since the beginning of time people looked up to the stars asking Gods their fate. Fate is a belief, that there is a set path for an event that is both unavoidable and inevitable, that there is a fixed natural order to the cosmos. In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, viewers can observe fate or (prophecy) playing a major role. William Shakespeare was born April 1564 and died May 1616, during his life Shakespeare wrote 37 plays, and 157 sonnets, Shakespeare is also known for being the owner of the Globe Theatre. In Macbeth every character has a set fate, to live or to die. Macbeth 's fate was the most interesting, and mysterious. It was foretold that Macbeth will become king, and so he did. Although paying a hefty price for the crown. Macbeth seems to be surrounded by evil people who manipulate him for their gaine. The three witches and Lady Macbeth played with Macbeth using his fate, as their weapon. This play is set in Scotland, during a time of unrest, violence and war. It should also be pointed out that Macbeth is not historically accurate, and that actual historical events that are mentioned in this play are not following the timeline. Macbeth 's judgment was clouded by his ambition in becoming king. The three witches have foretold to Macbeth that he will become king, or did they? Could have witches manipulated Macbeth to murder his Duncan. The three witches seem out of this world, could it be that they selected Macbeth 's fate, for him.
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