The play, Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, is about a tragedy of two star crossed lovers who want nothing more than to be together forever. “…Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.” (2.2.35-36) Romeo, a Montague, who is young and passionate, meets Juliet at a Capulet party. When they meet, it’s love at first sight. Juliet, a Capulet, is a beautiful young lady tired of being controlled by her father, Lord Capulet. The two families are in a never ending feud that comes between Romeo and Juliet’s love. In the course of four and a half days, Romeo and Juliet plan their marriage with the help of Priest Friar Laurence and Juliet’s Nurse. After the couple is married,
Romeo and Juliet are “enemies” because of the feud between their families. If it was not for the hate between the two they would not have to marry in secret and kill each other to be together. Juliet’s parents also make her marry Paris but she cannot because she is already married. This leads to the faking of her death and the over all death of the two lovers. Their parents keep the two apart when all they want is to be with each other. Their parents are the reason for the hatred of the families and the death of innocent people such as Tybalt, and
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play written by William Shakespeare. “Hatred and violence breed only tragedy”, is a major theme in this play. The Montague and Capulet are two rival families. They were involved in a family feud that goes back years before anyone can remember. However, the grudge still continues, due to the fact that both families are not ready to forgive and forget the past. The families’ ongoing quarrels and feud, lead to the deaths of several characters including the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.
They both made poor decisions, and most of the decisions they made were the ones Juliet disliked. They were immature and had conflicts with Romeo’s family. Instead of dealing with their problems like adults they decided not to and kept being enemies with the Montagues. They also blamed Romeo even though he did not do anything wrong to their family. Lord Capulet said, “She shall be married to this noble earl” (3.5.24), they made a decision which Juliet did not like since Juliet wanted to marry someone she liked. The parents were insensitive and did not ask their daughter how she felt about their
Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet was a story written by William shakespeare.The play was in Verona and Mantua in Italy.Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet.The main play was about a true love between Romeo and Juliet. Also there families hated each other and there was fight between their families.Also it showed us how true love is in someone because they both sacrifice themself because one of them died so the other one chose to die to.
The play Romeo and Juliet' is about two families who have been fighting for years. When Romeo falls in love with Juliet and Juliet falls in love with Romeo, there are many consequences, including the deaths of a member of each family Mercutio and Tybalt.
There are many similarities and differences between the sixties version of Romeo and Juliet and the modern version of Romeo and Juliet. It is very easy to spot these differences considering the time period each movie was set in. There are some things in the play that totally got cut from both movies. There are also some things that they added to the movies that weren’t in the play. Let us get on to the similarities and differences.
In life, people are changing constantly. Sometimes it is for good and sometimes it is for bad. The same goes for Romeo in the play entitled Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare. Romeo makes many changes throughout the play, but none bigger than his love. He starts off loving Rosaline, but soon finds more love with Juliet. Because of his change in lovers, his emotions become entirely different from the beginning of the play. He starts off as depressed and melancholy, and then suddenly finds joy and happiness in life. Romeo gains maturity as the play continues. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. The plot is focused on a feud involving two royal families set in the late 1500’s. Romeo and Juliet are from the two different families and are stuck in the crossfire. Because of this feud, Romeo must adapt and make many changes throughout the play. Romeo makes many changes throughout the play that have good and bad consequences.
Romeo and Juliet shows how the story of true love can break the ancient grudge between two families. The conflict in the story is Capulets against Montagues. From ancient times, the two families have held grudges against each other. As the book states. “Two households, alike in dignity...from ancient grudge break to new mutiny. Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean” (1.Prologue.1-4). The grudge between the two families led to fighting and even death.
Romeo and Juliet grew up in a rivalry with each other's families. In Act 1 Scene 1 the rivalry between the Capulet's and Montague's as described as an "ancient grudge." They knew that their families didn't get along, but that didn't stop them from falling in love. Because of the rivalry they had to see each other in secret. Juliet and Romeo eventually got married in secret Friar Lawrence cell. We don't know exactly how long the rivalry was but we know it has been going on all of Romeo and Juliet's life.
Romeo and Juliet love each other, they both go through many different things that don 't allow them to be together not only because of family feud but other things that come through their life 's at the end of everything that they go through Romeo proposed to Juliet and she said yes they both get married knowing that they can 't because their families won 't accept that they can be together. But when you truly love someone the way Romeo and Juliet do then you can confront everyone that tells you that you aren 't doing the right things or tell you anything negative.
Chorus states (or sings), “Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean”(pg. 771) Even from the start of the play, it was known that there was a hatred between the two. It is unhealthy for two groups of people hating each other like that. This creates children to not be able to make their own decisions and go behind their parents’ backs like they did. At the Capulet party, Romeo states, “Is she a Capulet? O dear account my life is my foe’s debt.” (pg, 790) Even at the very start when Romeo found out Juliet was a Capulet, he was upset. This hatred has made these kids’ life very difficult for them to do what they want. This feud between the two basically created the play. Without the feud, there would be no “Romeo and Juliet” it would just be another story about how two people fell in love a long time
Romeo and Juliet face their own problems with their families in order to see each other.
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about two children of opposing families... the Capulets and the Montagues… begin a tragic love story. Within five days they fall in love, get married, and end their lives. The love story of Romeo and Juliet was never easy, one bad thing after another seemed to always occur. The only people to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is themselves. From the beginning to the end, it was their poor decision making that cost them their lives.
If the families didn’t hate each other so much, Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have married behind their parent’s backs. Romeo could have asked Juliet’s parents for his permission to marry her, but the hatred created difficulty. At the beginning of the play, there was a brawl between the Capulets and Montagues. The Prince stopped them from continuing by threatening them. He declared that the violence between the families has been going on too long and proclaimed that anyone who disturbed the cities peace will be punished by death (Act 1 scene 1). The two families not getting along created many obstacles for Romeo and