137 Warm up: Consider the quotations about fate below: "The best of men cannot defeat their fate." ~Daniel Defoe It lies not in our power to love, or hate, For will in us is over-ruld by fate. Christopher Marlow "What fates impose, that men must needs abide; It boots not to resist both wind and tide." ~Shakespeare How do you define fate? Do you believe that fate rules a persons life? How is fate a part of Romeo and Juliet?
137 Today’s objective is to read Act 5 and discuss the role of fate in Romeo and Juliet. While you read, write down the line number of any lines that refer to fate.
137 1. What is Romeos mood after he hears of Juliets "death" from Balthasar? 2. How does fate affect Romeo when he believes Juliet is dead? 3. To what degree is fate responsible for the tragic turn of events?
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