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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet


by William Shakespeare

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  1. What role does fate play in Romeo and Juliet? Is fate ultimately responsible for the play’s tragic events or, is something (or someone else) responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?


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