Fate Quotes In Romeo And Juliet

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Fate is a power that some people believe determines a person’s future. In the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, fate prevents Romeo’s and Juliet’s intense love. The play is about these two teenagers during the Renaissance who fall in love, but they are from different families, Capulet and Montague who are in a prolonged quarrel. Despite the obstacles, Romeo and Juliet wed and a sequence of events cause Romeo and Juliet both to die. There are multiple occasions where fate gets in the way of Romeo and Juliet such as when Romeo killed Tybalt, Romeo being banished, Juliet being forced to marry Paris, the failure of Romeo being informed of Juliet’s fake death and Romeo killing himself.
The first occasion of fate getting in
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Romeo get exiled because of the fight that Romeo and Tybalt had which ended up with Romeo killing Tybalt. Romeo being exiled was generous of the Prince, the Prince could have easily had him executed. In spite of this, the Prince did not have him executed because Tybalt killed Mercutio. The Prince said, “And for that offense Immediately we do exile him hence” (Shakespeare 129). This is the moment where Romeo got exiled from Verona. This is an example where fate gets in the way of Romeo and Juliet’s love, since Romeo is exiled from Verona he can’t be seen inside of Verona’s walls. This is a major event also leading to the resolution of the book. Although Romeo is banished it doesn’t stop him from seeing Juliet one last time but in this time County Paris and Juliet’s father are planning for their marriage which is another occasion of fate getting in the way of Romeo and Juliet’s…show more content…
Friar John says to Friar Laurence “I could not send it- here it is again- So fearful were they of infection” (Shakespeare 215). This is when Friar Laurence finds out that Friar john couldn’t deliver the letter to Romeo. This shows an example of fate getting in the way of Romeo and Juliet’s love by Romeo thinking that Juliet is dead, when she isn’t, and Romeo going to the tomb to see for himself if Juliet is dead. “O my love! My wife! Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty” (Shakespeare 223). This is an example of Romeo believing that Juliet is dead. But before Romeo came to the Capulet’s tomb he had a plan that if she was dead that he would kill himself, so Romeo went to a poor apothecary and bought poison. Which leads to the resolution of the
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