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What Is The Theme Of Fate In Romeo And Juliet

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In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare he never fails to mention fate. Outside the control of humans, a powerful force called fate steers Romeo and Juliet to be together while alive and at their death. Fate is the development of events beyond one’s personal control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power. Shakespeare uses fate as a backdrop to describe the power relationship between Romeo and Juliet saying it is basically destined to happen no matter what. The powerful force of fate defies explanation and common sense.
In this scene, Romeo Is looking for a way to forget an ex-girlfriend and a servant is trying to get someone to help him read a guest list. “I pray, sir, can you read?”(22) This is an example of fate because on this guest list was Rosaline and Romeo wants to attend just to see her. At this part, Romeo and Juliet meet and Romeo seemingly forgets Rosaline.The fate is that Romeo
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She was put into a deep sleep and considering he never got the letter about the plans of what was happening, Romeo drinks poison to kill himself and be with Juliet forever as described in “Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die” (Pg.101) Romeo shows his true, honest and deep love for Juliet. The fate here is after he kills himself the Friar walks in too open the tomb because Juliet would suffocate in her sleep if no one opened it. If Friar walked in earlier he could have prevented Romeo from drinking poison and could have explained the plan to Romeo.
In William Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, fate is so strong that they would die if that meant being together. The powerful force behind fate is love. They defied their parents, their expectations, the possible lives they may have had just to be together. Romeo and Juliet defied all rules of society. The fate was so strong that they were powerless to fight and because their families were so opposed to their love the only logical conclusion to the fate of their powerful love was
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