In Romeo and Juliet the heroine dies twice: The first time of poison and then when she revives after her lover kill himself, she kills herself with a dagger.
The best way to tell if a pineapple is ripe is to pull a leaf from the center of the stalk. If it pulls out easily you have a ripe fruit. Any resistance is an indication that it is not ready. If there are dried leaves, you are too late. Sorry