Romeos last words in scene 4


I fear too early, for my mind missives
Some consequence yet hanging in the stars
Shall bitterly begin his fearful date
With this night’s revels, and expire the term
Of a despise life closed in my breast
By some vile forfeit of untimely death.
But he that hath the steerage of my course,
Direct my sail. On, lusty gentlemen
how does Shakespeare use language to convey his ideas about fate in act 1 scene 4 in Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare uses metaphor to convey his ideas that Romeo is controlled by a high power, like God . He does this having Romeo refer to himself as a vessel which is being captained by God.” He that hath steerage of my course Direct my Sail”This proves that Shakespeare is referring to God because the Captain is the helmsman of a ship who directs its course. Romeo has decided, in spite of his misgivings, to take the risk of following his fate

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