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Fate in Romeo and Juliet

Summary: Romeo cant control what happens to him in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare because fate controls everything in the story.
In the play Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare proves that a person has no control over what events occur in their life, but rather that those things are determined by fate. The play portrays the story of two feuding families, the Capulets and the Montagues. The children of these families, Juliet and Romeo, fall in love and, because of their deaths, end the quarreling. Romeo and Juliet's lives are ruled by fate.

Romeo has no control over the situations that develop around him because all o f his experiences are determined by fate. For example, the Chorus states in the plays prologue, "Two households both alike in dignity, / In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, / From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, / Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. / From forth the fatal loins of these two foes / A pair of star-crossed lovers take...

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