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Role of Fate
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Role of Fate
Fate, as defined, is an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future. Fate exists in everybody's life. It is just like an inescapable flow of a river. But, this inescapable flow of river does have many rivulets (sub-rivers) opening. The rivulet we choose is our free will. However, whatever the consequence, it is fate. Fate plays a very distinct and vital role in 'The House of the Spirits' by Isabel Allende and 'The Chronicles of a Death Foretold' by Gabriel García Marquez.
On the first insight into the 'The House of the Spirits,' it clearly shows that the characters are suffering from the twists and turns of fate which is the result of their own actions while in the murder mystery of Gabriel García Marquez, 'The Chronicles of a Death Foretold' the whole town needs to be blamed for the Santiago's murder. However a much deeper insight connects both these novels to the theme of fate.
In 'The House of the Spirits', Clara is able to predict future on account of her clairvoyance. However, though her clairvoyance makes it possible for her to
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