Essay On The Role Of Fate In Romeo And Juliet

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Fate is the development of events beyond a person's control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power. Destiny is the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future. In passage 12, the role of the theme, fortune and fate, is used to foretell the outcome of the story. The role of fortune in this passage foreshadows Romeos death. Some examples are “Be fickle, fortune, For then, I hope, thou wilt not keep him long, But send him back.” This piece of evidence foreshadows the death of Romeo because it states that she wishes Mantua will not keep him long and to send him back. It can also mean that she doesn’t want heaven to keep him long and to send him back immediately, thinking that his poison is only temporary like hers poison was. Another piece of evidence is “O fortune, fortune! All men call thee fickle.” This piece of evidence also foreshadows his death by explaining that people can change their mine often…show more content…
“If thou art fickle, what dost thou with him That is renowned for faith?” This sentence from the passage foreshadows the death of Romeo by explaining that people change their mines a lot and is associated with faith. Romeo can either be a fickle with the poison and be faithful or drink the poison and be sinful. In conclusion, these sentences explain the fortune and fate of the death of Romeo and Juliet. Both fate and fortune are used to explain the theme of the story. It is used to explain the theme by expressing many evidences such as double entendres(when one thing means another), symbols, oxymorons, and more literary devices to help the reader unfold the theme. The fate of both Romeo and Juliet was not going to end up good, no matter what they did; Romeo and Juliet were destined to be apart due to their families feuds. Fate and fortune can determine anything in your life. It has to do with the choices you make and paths you
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