The Montague’s and Capulet’s have been in a family feud for a long time, and this is one of the reasons why Romeo and Juliet were fated to meet.
When the Capulet’s decided to host a ball, fate was the one who brought one of the Capulet’s servants to Romeo to help read out the guest list.
Knowing this Romeo continues on despite knowing that fate cannot be altered.
When Romeo and Juliet encountered each other, they fell in love at first sight.
Many tragedies that occurred were intended to happen, for instance, when Tybalt was killed by Romeo.
Shakespeare creates the character Tybalt to refer to him as “Fortunes fool”, thus meaning he is merely just a puppet being toyed by fate.Romeo, who discovered that Rosaline was attending, decided to “Gate- Crash” to see his love.As Romeo entered the ball he says “I fear too early; for my mind misgives some consequence, yet hanging in the stars”, meaning that Romeo sensed an urge that something terrible will happen.Romeo and Juliet’s power of love is a prime factor that leads to their tragedy.Fate was the one who made Romeo and Juliet become suicidal.When the two strangers decided to get married, Friar Lawrence who was to wed them sensed that Romeo and Juliet were “Wisely and slow they stumble that run fast”.Friar Lawrence said this because he believed that it would bring peace upon the families if Romeo and Juliet were to marry.Friar Lawrence blames “Unhappy fortune” meaning that it was fate’s fault for not getting the letter to Romeo in time.When Romeo’s servant Balthasaur discovers Juliet’s death, he informs Romeo where he “Defy you stars”.Saying this Romeo believes that fate is in control but does not want to obey it. ” before his death creates the foreshadowing of when Romeo purchases poison from the Apothecary to kill himself.When Juliet awakens to discover Romeo and Paris dead, Friar Lawrence says that “A greater power than we can contradict that thwarted our intents: come, come away!