Causes Of Fate In Romeo And Juliet

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Gracyn Linstad Herwaldt Fresh. Eng. Honors, Per.3 1 March, 2018 Victims of Fate Fate, by definition, is the development of events beyond a person 's control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power. Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two lovers from rivaling families and how their destiny was left to fate. Romeo and Juliet were from two different families with a long history of the rivalry when the two lovers meet and fall in love. Despite the warnings from a mutual friend, they are married and are left to face the consequences. This romantic tragedy depicts the that “the tragic end of Romeo and Juliet [was] inevitable” (Carter). Shakespeare utilizes the two main characters dreams to foreshadow the tragic ending to the play. William Shakespeare; poet, author, and playwright, demonstrates of fate through the dreams, characters, and dialogue within Romeo and Juliet. The two lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, managed to show the underlying destiny of their lives and relationship through dreams and thoughts. Firstly, Romeo and his friends, Mercutio and Benvolio, are approached in the street by a messenger from the Capulet household who is seeking help on how to read the guest list. Mercutio decides that it is a grand idea to attend the party and see what happens. Romeo expresses his doubt to Mercutio and Benvolio by saying that he had a dream that showed him the negative results that could occur with their appearance at the Capulet’s house. He declares that
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