Fate In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Is it really fate? In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the characters made impulsive and wretched actions that brought the downfall of Romeo and Juliet. In early modern era, fate was well known as the development of circumstances of human control; however, in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, tragic flaws and inferior decisions may have led their demise rather than fate. The son of Montague, Romeo is warned not to go to the Capulet’s masquerade party and goes anyway. In Act 1, Scene 2, the servant asked Romeo to read the invites for the occasion, “Now I’ll tell you without asking. My master is the great Capulet; and if you be not of the house of Montague, I pray com and crush a cup of wine. Rest you merry.” Romeo is warned not to go to the Capulet’s…show more content…
At thirteen years of age, a young Juliet sees Romeo for the first time and wonders if he is married. In Act 1 Scene 5 “ Go ask for his name-If he is married, my grave is like t be my wedding bed.” Juliet had caused her self to foreshadowing her death. Eventually, Juliet is the one who propose to Romeo and her proposal was the cause of her death. When Romeo visits Juliet on her balcony “I gave thee mine before thou didst request it, And yet I would it were to give again.” And even before they were married Juliet well aware that their actions were impetuous. Along to with the fact that she even foreshadows her own demise, she still abruptly decides to marry Romeo. This wedding was by her course of action and not like the one where Lord and Lady Capulet oblige her to marry Paris. Moreover, Romeo left Juliet after their first night as married couple together. Juliet pleds to fate “O fortune, fortune! all men call thee fickle: If thou art fickle, what dost thou with him.That is renown'd for faith? Be fickle, fortune;For then, I hope, thou wilt not keep him long, But send him back.” Juliet was also anticipating for fate to be kind to them “renown’d for faith” she is excusing Romeo; from the killing of of his cousin Tybalt with the reality that fate is undependable and
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