Fate and Destiny Romeo and Juliet Mindmap

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  • Fate and Destiny
    • it's sometimes used by the characters to pass the blame onto someone
      • "O, I am fortune's fool" - Romeo
      • when Romeo finds out about Juliet's death he says... "I defy you stars"
    • The idea that their fate is not to be together is seen throughout the play
      • "star-cross'd"
      • at some points the characters feel this but don't understand
        • before Romeo goes to the party he feels something bad is going to happen
          • "My mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars"
            • However Romeo gives himself into fate's hands
              • "But He that hath the steerage of my course, direct my sail"
        • When Romeo leaves after their wedding night, Juliet says...
          • "Methinks I see thee now thou art so low, As one dead in the bottom of a tomb"
            • This foreshadows Romeo's death and is the last time they see each other alive
        • Romeo dreams "I dreamt my lady came and found me dead"


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