Romeo and Juliet Essay | Examining the Role of Fate in Romeo and Juliet

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Examining the Role of Fate in Romeo and Juliet

Summary: Essay examines the role of fate in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
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 quarrelling. Romeo and Juliet's lives are ruled by fate.

I know that their love is destined to end up in tragidy by the line in the prologue "a pair of star cross'd lovers. ............Their death mark'd love"()

This means that their love was going to happen, their was nothing that the characters could do but that love was going to end in anguish. This shows that the people believed that their life could be mapped out and read...

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