The Force Of Fate In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Themes of Romeo and Juliet~The Force of Fate The two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, had a fate that they could not escape. The play Romeo and Juliet was written by William Shakespeare. This play is written about two main characters, Romeo and Juliet. Their families have been fighting with each other which makes it so much harder for them to have an open relationship with there parents knowing. After the plot has thickened the couple gets separated but are soon reunited, but not in the way they had hoped. This couple's fate will be decided in ways such as Romeo being banished, Romeo coming back to die with Juliet, or Juliet killing herself to be with Romeo. Later in the play Romeo kills Tybalt, is banished, and makes himself and Juliet almost depressed. When Juliet finds out Romeo is banished she goes looking for solutions elsewhere. In the play Juliet tells Friar what she needs to do to get rid of her problem: Give me …show more content…

I long to die If what thou speak’st speak not of remedy. (3.1.61-67) Juliet was so sad about Romeo being banished that she had to find another way to be without Romeo. She thought that death or faking her death would be best. Friar told Juliet forty eight hours after she took the potion she would wake up and be with Romeo, but fate had a different plan. This then leads to Romeo coming back to Juliet. After Romeo gets word that Juliet is dead he rushes back to Juliet. Romeo buys poison, that will kill him, and brings it to Juliet's tomb to die with her. In the play Romeo tells Juliet he loves her than drinks the poison to die with his sweet Juliet. “Here’s to my love! O true apothecary! / Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die” (5.3.119-120). Romeo believed that Juliet was dead. He never thought she was alive and would wake up ever again. That was why he took the poison and killed himself. If Romeo would have waited just a little longer he would have seen that Juliet was not dead, but fate did not let that

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