Fate Changed In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Fate cannot be changed
Romeo and Juliet is a story of love that was destined for obliteration. They were innocent and fell in love with the wrong person. Fate is responsible for every action, idea, and scenes that led to “the fearful passage of their death-mark’d love.” (Prologue.9) The three events and aspects of fate led to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet include: the feud between the two families, the nurse’s betrayal of Juliet, and fate during the masquerade party. Fate is the foundation, leading to calamity and the ruin of Romeo and Juliet. The chance of falling in love with a person whose family is feuding with his/her own family is low. The feud between the two families is a key aspect that contributed to the destruction of Romeo
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Fate, above all, destroyed Romeo and Juliet. Several instances in the play reveal that the love of Romeo and Juliet would end in death."A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life" (Prologue.6) destined for misfortune. It could be that Romeo and Juliet were destined for death so that their families’ feud would be over. Also, in the prologue, it states that their love was "The fearful passage of their death" (Prologue.9). Both of these quotes show us that the love of these two was destined to end tragically. The masquerade party was, above all, the most important event. The fact that Romeo was wearing a mask with his face hidden, allowed Juliet to fall in love with him before she knew his identity. If Juliet had known who Romeo was, she probably would not have fallen in love with him. It is fate of how they met and fate could not have been changed or controlled. The love of Romeo and Juliet was destined to be destroyed. It is tragic that both these people had to die. If the Montagues and the Capulets had not been feuding, and if the Nurse had not betrayed Juliet, the events of this story might have been different, although fate could not be changed. Fate was the most important factor and is responsible for the lives of Romeo and Juliet. This play may be summarized by one quote "For never was there a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo"
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