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Fate as defined is an event or a course of events that will inevitably happen in the future Fate exists in everybodys 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 Garcia 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 Garc Marquez The Chronicles of a Death Foretold the whole town needs to be blamed for the Santiagos 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 be omniscient to some extent she follows her fate as she sees it For eg She announces to marry Esteban without love because she had seen it in her future Also Clara prepares for her own death Clara has a free will to change both of these but she simply accepts it ie accepts her fate and acts in the same away Plancida Linero in the Chronicles of a Death Foretold on the other hand is an expert in the interpretation of dreams fails to realize the omen in her sons dreams Here a supposition exists with enough assurance that if Plancida had realized the omen in her sons dreams she would have not let him go out of the house or probably Santiago would have left the house armed and maybe then Santiago
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