Fate In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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William Shakespeare’s poetic writing (about Romeo and Juliet) portrays the tragedies that occurred to be caused by fate, however, in reality it is clear that they were caused solely by human error. Fate can be regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power, which in Romeo and Juliet’s case is claimed by Shakespeare as responsible for the characters actions and mistakes. It is evident throughout the play that the feud is responsible, not fate, and this is a big misconception as the faults are hidden. The characters are constantly blaming fate for what is clearly their personal errors, in order to not be the one accused.

During the staging of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare convinces us that fate is to blame for all the faults in order for
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