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    Sometimes love and relationships are doomed from the start and can be hindered and derailed by an outside, unknown force. Some believe that destiny is inevitable and when star-crossed lovers happen to cross each other’s path, their romance will usually result in an unlucky outcome. In William Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, a pair of teenagers’ lives are sacrificed in order to break the many long years of hate and detestation between two families: the Montagues and the Capulets

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    Are they star crossed lovers or are they star crossed fakers? In The Hunger Games By Suzane Collins katniss does not like what the capital is doing to the districts and in the American Revolution the colonist did not like the way the king was treating the colonies both led to rebellion. The Hunger Games and the Revolutionary war were both based off a rebellion they both wanted individuality but because of the government they had to fight for it both ended very differently. In The Hunger Games

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    bond that these “star-crossed lovers” (Prologue line 6) engage in leads them on a whirlwind romance that ends in tragedy. Their time spent together may have been short, but every moment they spent together was in pure bliss of one another’s presence. It is through these few meetings where they express their love for one another that we come to find their relationship to be the most ideal love one could hope to model. Their relationship is not one that is drawn out. The young lovers only meet four

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    smoothly. Star crossed lovers are lovers that are meant to be together regardless of conflicts. William Shakespeare first coined the term ‘star crossed lovers’ in his tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The archetype of star crossed lovers is present in numerous cultures. Some examples are the Mexican legend of Popocatepetl and Izataccihuatl , Mark Antony and Cleopatra from Ancient Egypt and the Persian legend of Layla Majnun . These are just the more popular stories. Many stories surrounding star crossed lovers

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    It is intriguing how a holy man can be the cause for the deaths of others. Although the Friar tried to help the two lovers, he only worsened the situation. By the Friar relinquishing too much, he ultimately led Romeo and Juliet to their deaths. In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, Friar Lawrence was a trustworthy, seemingly responsible, and a well respected person in Verona. The Friar thought of the idea for Juliet to drink the sleeping potion in order to solve the

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    In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, many themes are provided in the text to help move the plot line along. Such themes include (INSERT THEME TOPICS). The number one theme which stands out most in some minds is love conquers all. Romeo and Juliet regardless of the feud, which their families are wrapped up in, continue to love one another, no matter what. Whether its puppy love, at first, Romantic love, in the middle, or true love, towards the end, they never seem to give up on the idea of love

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    The idea of star crossed lovers have been present in literature frequently, but do you know where this theme originated? William Shakespeare brought the idea of star crossed lovers to literature in the late 1500’s with his tragic play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. His unique story amazed many and started a revolution that resulted in similar storylines ever since. One copy of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Iis Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 movie called William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet. Both stories

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    Don’t Hang Up Philosophy –Philosophy Can Make A Movie Film: Romeo and Juliet Director: Baz Luhrmann Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio & Claire Danes Plot: Two lovers of rival, disputing families take their lives. Rating: Reviewer: Claire Ginn Welcome to Verona Beach, a sexy, violent other-world, neither future nor past, ruled by two rival families, the Montagues and the Capulets... So begins Baz Luhrmann’s production of Shakespeare's beloved play, "Romeo and Juliet," from the famous opening line of "Two

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    own fate.” For Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, two star-crossed lovers in Shakespeare’s masterpiece play ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ this holds especially true. Romeo and Juliet’s “misadventure piteous overthrow” is fueled by their love for each other and their determination to be together, no matter what. Romeo and Juliet’s love with stands the hate surrounding them. Thus, fate is undoubtedly the most responsible influence for the two young lovers’ heartbreaking tragedy. A letter, never meant to even

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    William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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    the love story of Romeo and Juliet, a contradiction. Some critics consider this story a tragedy because Shakespeare once wrote; “the fault is not in our stars but in ourselves”. While others say it does not follow the standard Aristotelian form of tragedy (Krims 1). Romeo and Juliet can not be a tragedy because no flaw causes them to fall, the lovers, could not have controlled fate, and family and friends assisted them to their deaths. Shakespeare emphasizes Juliet’s age, fourteen, many times through

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