This days dark-colored fate on more days and nights doth depend; this but begins the woe others must end. Love, hate, fate, choice, light, and dark are themes used in the play of Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare published the well-known affectionate play called Romeo and Juliet about the forbidden love between two fans from different warring family members. When both young star-crossed lovers perish, they bring their feuding families back together. Inside the play, Shakespeare uses compare to include depth, dramatic results and metaphor, making the play more enjoyable to view. Three of several contrasts that Shakespeare uses in the play are love versus hate, light versus dark, and fate versus choice. Shakespeare uses love and hate in the play to include stress to the story.