Seniors: the witch queen and fate

Today we examined again how fate propels the characters and the plot of Macbeth. We were introduced to Hecate, queen of the witches, who tells the other witches that Macbeth has yet to learn his full destiny. By comparing Macbeth’s idea of what fate is/does in act 3 scene 1 to Hecate’s idea in 3.5 we can get a sense of why things might not work out so well for Mac.

Here’s the comparison sheet we used: Macbeth & Hecate on fate

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