Essay On Fate In The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, there are many people who die by the end, including Romeo and Juliet. Many people can be blamed for the death, but who is really responsible? One person can not be blamed because everyone's actions are the result of fate. In the play fate is referred to as the stars and fortune. Many characters actually talk about fate, and Romeo has several lines where he talks about fate and death. Juliet also referred to her death bed and fate early on in the play. One sole person can not be held accountable for the deaths because a person is not responsible fate is the one at fault. It is fate because that is reason Romeo goes to the Capulet’s ball in the first place. Before the Capulet ball,…show more content…
After Romeo hears Juliet is dead, Romeo says, “Is it e’en so? Then I defy you, stars” (5.1.24). Romeo proclaims his going to defy the stars and fate. Romeo is going to be with Juliet no matter what, even if that mean he has to kill himself. Fate has a plan to kill them both and Romeo is going to fulfill that plan, even if he doesn’t know it. Romeo keeps forgetting that the stars plan is for him to die, it isn’t that they won’t end up together. Romeo killing himself which leads to Juliet killing herself is all part of fate’s plan. All of the death is fate’s plan and it all started from the beginning. In conclusion, in the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, all of the death is in fates hands. Fate is to blame because throughout all of the play, fate tells us that Romeo and Juliet are going to die. In the very beginning, starting from the prologue, it tells us their fate which is death, and you can’t change fate. Romeo and Juliet were both told on multiple accounts that fate will be the death of them, yet Romeo and Juliet continue to follow the path that fate has planned for them. During all of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet fate is the one responsible for the
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