Conflict Of Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare

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Peace vs. Conflict in Romeo and Juliet Conflict is like winter, and peace is like spring, warm and filled with satisfaction that is rewarded from facing a harsh winter. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about two teenagers from feuding families that fall in love, but fate, however, is not on their side and they eventually chose to kill themselves rather than live without each other. In the midst of chaos, the Capulets and Montagues get into fights and arguments, making the actions taken on by Romeo and Juliet much harder. In Romeo and Juliet, conflict is necessary to achieve peace through the feud, which is detrimental to the pride of both households, causing romantic conflict, physical violence that leads to death, and opposition of fate, resulting in the necessity for the balance of life in everyday society. In Romeo and Juliet, conflict and peace are not opposing elements, but instead, coexistent. The most extensive conflict altering all actions taken by the characters is the feud between the Capulets and Montagues, who are “both alike in dignity” (Prologue 1). This reflects the concept that the two households have the tendency to let their egos and pride get to the best of them. Because this line is the first point mentioned in the play, it reflects the power of the feud. It is mentioned before Romeo and Juliet, foreshadowing the significance it will have on the play and the characters in it. When Romeo and Juliet take their lives for one
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