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    Fate vs Free will in Ibsen's "Ghosts"

    "To what extent can fate and free will be blamed for the tragedy in Ghosts?"

    I need some help understanding this question. So far I've made a list of parts where we see fate and parts where we see free will in the play. But I'm not sure how to combine them into one or what my argument should be.

    Any help is appreciated.

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    Re: Fate vs Free will in Ibsen's "Ghosts"

    Quote Originally Posted by MmMmM View Post
    "To what extent can fate and free will be blamed for the tragedy in Ghosts?"

    I need some help understanding this question. So far I've made a list of parts where we see fate and parts where we see free will in the play. But I'm not sure how to combine them into one or what my argument should be.

    Any help is appreciated.
    OK, you've read the play, and you understand something about the conflict between fate and free will; and you've made a list of examples.
    Now comes the hard part. You need to think about your examples, and come up with an opinion.
    For a start, do you think it was primarily fate, or primarily the free actions of the characters that caused the tragedy?

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