The first example of fate in the play, “Romeo and Juliet”, is when Romeo and Juliet initially meet each other. They are instantly in love. Romeo even says, “Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night” (Act I Sc V Line 49, 50). They meet completely by chance; nobody is controlling this event. If fate was not behind this incident, two people from enemy families would never have met and fallen in love. Without this fate-controlled incident, Romeo and Juliet would never be together, which is a crucial part of the plot. This event is crucial to the formation of the remaining plot. The meeting of Romeo and Juliet suggests that the power of fate is an important theme in the story.
In the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare there are two young lovers. They are Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families in Verona who have hated each other for centuries. However, Romeo and Juliet love each other which will produce problems. The two lovers die in the end because of Romeo's loss of self-control. Romeo's loss of self-control leads to several untimely deaths in the Capulet and Montague families.
In fact, they blame the “bad” circumstances on fate. In the play, After Romeo is challenged to a duel, he stabs Tybalt and exclaims, “O, I am fortunes fool!” (3.1.133). But before Romeo fights Tybalt, Tybalt challenges Mercutio. Trying to make peace, Romeo jumps into the fight and gets killed under Mercutio’s arm. Romeo was furious that Tybalt had killed one of his best friends, so he decided to jump in. However, The Montagues and Capulets aren't supposed to brawl in the public, so Romeo got banished from Verona because of his behavior. He blames the killing of Tybalt on fate because he believed it was “destined to happen” even though it was Romeo’s decision to continue the violence. Similarly, at the beginning of the play, once Juliet laid eyes on Romeo, she wanted to marry him. She directs the nurse to go find out Romeo’s identity and if he had a wife. When the nurse returns with the news, Juliet exclaims, “My only love sprung from my only hate!/ Too early seen unknown, and known too late!/Prodigious birth of love it is to me / That I must love a loathed enemy (1.5.136-140). When Juliet He hears Romeo is a Montague, Juliet blames fate that the only person she loves is her only enemy. When first of all, Romeo wasn't even supposed to be at the Capulet’s party, Juliet barely knows him, and she still wants to marry him. Juliet is clearly running into love too fast and needs some self-control versus
Anyone who’s ever heard about Romeo and Juliet think it’s about two star-crossed lovers so in love they're willing to die for each other. Those who read it know it’s more to it. In “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, one of the underlying themes is the fickleness and inconsistency of young love. Throughout the story it shows the two star crossed lovers expressing what truly is young love.
¨For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo¨. In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a story of two lovers who take their life all because of a misunderstanding. However, who is to blame for their tragic demise? The parents who made the two lovers feel like outcasts must be to blame. The Capulets forced Juliet to marry Paris, the constant fighting made them want to keep the marriage secret, and made Romeo and Juliet to scared to say anything.
Romeo and Juliet died tragically and unnecessarily. Many characters in the book bear responsibility for their deaths in part, including the Friar and even Romeo and Juliet themselves. However; their parents and in particular, Juliet's parents, bear the brunt of the blame for keeping the feud alive.
The long existing feud between the Capulets and Montagues is one of the factors that Romeo and Juliet have no control over, but which influences their fate. Romeo and Juliet
“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” (740) William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, is the tale of two star-crossed lovers from Verona who love each other despite their feuding families, but ultimately meet their end. Romeo and Juliet are predestined to die because of fate, but the foolish mistakes and reliance on luck and chance by multiple characters are what contribute to the star-crossed lovers’ destinies coming true.
In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet; a play that has awed audiences from all over the world. Romeo and Juliet meet, fall in love, and die in each others arms. With the tragic ending of the “star-crossed” lovers deaths; it was their lack of experience and a factor of adolescence that lead to the lovers deaths. The ending of this play was not fate. Therefore, the “start-crossed” lovers’ foolish decisions lead to the tragic ending of Romeo and Juliet.
In conclusion, Romeo and Juliet are definitely star crossed lovers, because of the strange events that simply cannot be described as coincidences, choices that seem to be chosen by a higher power, and finally even when they try to avoid surrendering to fate, they always end up achieving exactly that which fate wanted. To sum up, there is no way the story of Romeo and Juliet would have ended this way, if the powerful hand of fate had not played a massive
Many people know that William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was a tragedy about two lovers who can’t be together because of fate. That is most definitely not the way it went. The “star-crossed” lovers make bad, impulsive decisions along the way. Romeo and Juliet are not victims of fate; it was the “star-crossed” lovers’ decisions that led to the tragic end.
People are responsible for the events that take place in their lives; making fate a scapegoat created by those who find the repercussions are less than favorable. This can be seen in the many lives of the characters of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, an initial comedy turned tragedy. Set in fair Verona, a conflicted prince must counterbalance quarrels between the two wealthiest families; the Montagues and the Capulets. The children of the two houses, Romeo and Juliet, live their lives apart from one another, meeting when Romeo encounters Juliet at the Capulet ball, and are instantly smitten with each other and are engaged in a matter of a few hours. Their marriage ends in disastrous suicides when all of their other plans fail, but this brings
William Shakespeare is known for his tragic plays, which includes the highly talked about Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet follows two star crossed lovers who are forbidden to love one another, due to an ancient grudge between their families. The two families still have a strong hatred for each other due to stubbornness , which causes the love between Romeo and Juliet to be forbidden. This forbidden love between the two causes them to act impulsively and ultimately leads to their deaths. However, they are not to be held responsible for these impulsive actions, the obstinacy of the all the family members is.
Romeo and Juliet is a play by William Shakespeare where two star crossed lovers died and there are many people who’s at fault for the death of the two lovers, but fate also portrayed a role in their deaths. Friar Lawrence, the Capulets and Montagues, the nurse, Romeo and Juliet also played a role in the deaths of the two lovers and could have prevented the deaths by not making foolish mistakes.
Both of their families are enemies, and it can only get worse if they fall in love. Fate told them they were going to die and when they died, they would bury their families grudge. In other words, their destiny was to end the rivalry between their families. Another example of fate before Romeo and Juliet meet is found in Act 1 Scene 4, when Romeo says, “Some consequence yet hanging in the stars. Shall bitterly begin his fearful date. With this night’s revels, and expire the term. Of a despisèd life closed in my breast. By some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage of my course, Direcmpt my sail.” Shakespeare uses this example to show hold before Romeo went to the ball at Lord Capulet’s house, he was already feeling like there was a consequence in the stars that would result in his death. With Romeo talking about “the stars”, he is using celestial imagery,