Examples Of Foreshadowing In Romeo And Juliet

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Foreshadowing is throughout the whole play. They give hints as to what is going to happen and it is like the characters are seeing or predicting their own fate. (Act 2, Scene 5) Friar Laurence advises the Romeo and Juliet to be cautious in love, "These violent delights have violent ends ... Therefore love moderately." The tragic death of the two is also foreshadowed by Romeo's suicidal thoughts and Juliet's recurring morbid thoughts which she expressed by saying, "My grave is like to be my wedding bed." (Act 1, Scene 5). This shows that the characters are predicting their death throughout the whole play. The characters do predict good things as well such as in act 1, scene 2 Benvolio says to Romeo “Take thou some new infection to thy eye, and

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