What Is The Cause Of Fate In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a tragedy about two young lovers from two feuding families. At the end they can never be together so they killed themselves. Although Romeo and Juliet were the ones who ended their lives, the deaths of the two lovers were ultimately caused by the feud and Romeo, himself.
The feud between the two families was one of the reasons that Romeo and Juliet died. people from the two families fought. (Enter quote from the fight) If it weren't for this feud, Romeo and Juliet wouldn't have to hide their love and they wouldn't. The fighting that was happening between the families made it so that Romeo and Juliet had to hide their love because they are the children of mortal enemies. “My only love sprung from my only hate!....That I must love a loathèd enemy”(61). This shows that their love was forbidden because of the
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Fate, throughout the book, has been a major theme and it is often blamed for the things that go wrong. When Romeo went to Lord Capulet’s Masquerade, he gets a feeling that something at that party will lead to his death, “I fear too early, for my mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin his fearful date...By some vile forfeit of untimely death.”(I. iiii. 113-118). This quote shows that fate is responsible because it had already planned for Romeo and Juliet to die from the beginning. That is false because in that same quote it is shown that he knows what will happen to him if he goes to the party but he decides to go anyways. He had the option to not go, but he blamed his feeling on fate and decided that he should go because he felt like that was what was planned for him. He had this bad feeling even before he went to the party so he had the ability to choose not to go. So in the end it was his own fault because he decided to go to the party because of fate even though he could have made the decision not

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