18th May 2017


Coincidences in the play

coincidences are written all throughout the play and mainly consist of things hinting at death and the stars above.

Here are some of them :

  1. The first coincidence is in the prologue where it says ” a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life” 
  2. lady capulet – ” i would the fool were married to her grave”
  3. in act 3 scene 5 , juliet says to her mother that if she does not delay the marriage to paris that she will kill herself.
  4. the end of act 3 scene 5 juliet says she will go to friar lawrence and if he does not have the remedy she will kill herself
  5. act 5 scene 1 Romeo has a dream that he dies and Juliet comes and see’s him dead. ” i dreamt my lady came and found me dead”
  6. The plague stopping friar john from getting the message to romeo.
  7. Juliet has a vision of Romeo dead in the tomb
  8. “the stars” =heaven
  9. “He that have steerage of my course, direct my sail”
  10. “my mind misgives some consequence hanging in the starts.”
  11. Talk all throughout the play about Fate, luck,fortune, death and consequences by the character

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