Romeo and Juliet explore the complex relationship between fate and will.
Q: “what’s in its name?” – which explains Juliet’s ill fate of being a Capulet and Romeo being a Montague.
The complex relationship between fate and will is deeply explored throughout Romeo and Juliet. The idea is first conveyed when Juliet uses the quote “what’s in its name” what she is meaning by this is the ill fate that Juliet has fallen in love with a Capulet, but what’s in the name? by Juliet saying this, she is trying to show that it’s just a name and doesn’t determine who he is.
Characters in Romeo and Juliet are not always what they seem.
Romeo and Juliet use conflict and opposites to expand its idea:
Shakespeare’s language is where his true genius lies: