The Hand of Fate
Dec04

The Hand of Fate

Today we’ll concentrate on evidence of the hand of fate in Romeo and Juliet. The attached presentation provides examples of one such piece of evidence – Romeo’s premonition and the use of the word ‘stars’ to refer to the characters’ pre-determined path.  

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Fate, Free Will and Figurative Language
Oct02

Fate, Free Will and Figurative Language

Today we explored some of Shakespeare’s very deliberate use of metaphor in Act 1, Scene 4. The resolution of this work was for the students to attempt writing a paragraph explaining the reference to the action of fate in one of Romeo’s statements. This should be completed for homework.

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