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The Influence of Fate on Romeo and Juliet

Summary: Explores the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Discusses the importance and presence of fate in the play. Provides supporting text from the play.
Fate is defined as the supposed force, principle, or power that predetermines events and the inevitable events predestined by this force. In the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, this idea plays a major role. The story is of two "star-crossed lovers" who marry against the will of their families and the tragic events leading up to their untimely deaths. The outcome of and the events that take place throughout the tale of Romeo and Juliet were all affected by the principle of fate.

Beginning in Act I, fate had already predetermined what was yet to come. Romeo and Juliet meeting at the Capulet party could be described as none other than destiny. It was a completely unexpected and impulse event, since Romeo hadn't been looking to meet another girl at all; he was coming to see Rosaline, who he...

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