Like the story, “Romeo & Juliet” by Shakespeare, his amazing poetry and imagination showed how two families had to pick the perfect one for their child. But their children married the ones their parents hated, and in the end, their decisions ended their lives. But my first-hour English class decided to do a little experiment with our parent’s opinion compared to ours on their opinion for our future Romeo/Juliet. Do some of us youth know are guardian's very well?
For a parent that knows me the most would be my mother, she has always been there for me and has taught me not to depend on people; to be independent. For her, I would have thought of her standards being high, but in reality, they were little things compared to mine. For my mother I felt she would have required, that he would be nice to me and my family, loyal and never …show more content…
What she wrote had most of the things I had but there were some different. For instance, when my mother said he had to be self-sufficient I have not thought of that I shouldn't have to do everything for him and he should depend on himself sometimes but not always. In comparison to my father's, he had very little compared to both of us only being he had to have a college degree. My guessing was fairly equal to my mother being we both said honesty and loyalty. When my mother wrote it down at first she thought it was for her, but I told her it was for me and she said she was the same as me.
In conclusion, I do know my parent very well, being that I would have a good relationship and my mother would accept my future man. She knows what would be the best for me so that I can live a happy life. Like the story Romeo & Juliet I would have a good marriage for I know my mother very well, and I know that if I were to tell her a realistic reason she would understand. This mini project has helped me understand my mother more and how much she really knew me, and in the end, she was right
From working several jobs at a time to make sure I had everything I needed, she became the reason why I was raised the way I raised. The lesson that “ I should treat everyone like the most important person in the world because I will never know when I might need them” was engraved in my head was owned by my mother. Sometimes she would tell me that she had holes in her socks and I knew it was due to most of her money going towards my private school tuition in order for me to be able to have the best education I could get. My mother is my background, my identity, interest, and talent. She is truly the one that has set me up for success, regardless of how fatigued or overworked she is. She is the person who truly defines who I am and who I have become to this
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Both Romeo and Juliet are young and sprightly teenagers, Romeo being 15-16 and Juliet with the age of 13. They are teens that make impulsive decisions without thinking about the consequences. David Dobbs the author of the article “Beautiful Brains” explains why teenagers act the way they do throughout scientific research and studies. This article helps to understand Romeos and Juliets actions which led to their deaths.
Didn’t Elvis say it best when ever he said, “Wise men say only fools rush into love”. This idea is expressed throughout the world because so many mistakes are made whenever people rush into love. It seems as though love has a powerful hold on people and they just can’t help what they do once they are in love. It is as if they are almost blind to everything else around them, and also blind to the consequences that might come from their choices that they make. Teenagers seem to be more at risk for such frivolous love due to the fact they have lived such ephemeral lives. Since teen brains are not fully developed it can lead to fickle or poor decision making, and sometimes leads to making choices that result in teen pregnancy. Poor decision
In a study released by the Mayo Clinic, they found that over 3 million people in the United States are alcoholics. Not only is drinking alcohol addictive, but it can lead to injuries and deaths. According to the CDC, in 2015, 10,265 people died from car crashes that were because of drivers being drunk on the road. Romeo and Juliet is a play about two lovers who come from rival families. After being secretly wedded they find themselves facing hard situations. Like driving under the influence of alcohol, emotions cause them to make decisions that lead to a deadly end. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the author reveals how love can manipulate the actions and decisions of people, characters like Mercutio, Romeo, and Juliet are examples of how
“What’s meant to be will always find a way” (Trisha Yearwood). There is always a way to be with the person you love, Romeo and Juliet found that way. In the city of Verona there are two rival families, the Montagues and the Capulets. The children of each family end up meeting each other and falling in love. Over the course of the story the two make naive decisions so they can be together. In Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare uses character to reveal that adolescence can lead to making misguided decisions.
Romeo and Juliet Essay William Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo and Juliet set in Verona Italy is a splendid work of literature that offers the reader chance for reflection on human nature. Shakespeare’s masterpiece illustrates the idea that humans have the capacity to do both good and evil, and that it is often in human nature to unintentionally create evil through ill- advised decisions, especially when their reputation is on the line. The rushed and constrained decision of Shakespeare’s characters Romeo, Friar Lawrence and the Nurse in times of panic illustrate that while trying to make the right decisions, they unintentionally create evil and further aggravate the situation. This essay will demonstrate the themes of human nature under
As many know, the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a tragedy. For the few who haven’t heard of this story, two young characters meet, fall in love, become heartbroken, and result in death. Readers believe that they were star-crossed lovers. The tragic outcome of Romeo and Juliet was the result of their own ridiculous decisions, as for many who believe was written in the stars.
Juliet who is only a 13 year old girl shows maturity throughout the entire play even more at the end. As she goes through a series of days of life changing decisions that has many thorough consequences. As she enters adulthood there are challenges facing her left and right. Right from the beginning of the play, where Juliet gets approached with the topic of marriage. Through to the middle where Romeo was banished and Tybalt was found dead. All the way to the end where she takes her life. Juliet, who has great courage to go be herself and stand up for the man she loves. Before we go to the end, we need to start from the beginning where Juliet is getting ready for the big party.
The relationship between a parent and their child should be compassionate and supportive. Often times families are not as perfect as we hope for, and they crumble because of lack of communication and understanding. The article “Sometimes Parents Just Don’t Understand” reflects the idea that parents do not fully comprehend the significance of certain aspects in their child’s life, and is highly comparable to Juliet’s feud in Romeo and Juliet. In the overwhelming love story of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is incessantly pushed to marry a nobleman, Count Paris, that her parents approve of due to his social standing. Their dispute of her feelings was agonizing because of the high expectations they had set for her. Additionally,
Keaton pritchett In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet the two were not affected by destiny but by their own choices. Some people can argue that the two were affected by destiny, but they actually doomed theirselves to their own fate. There was many choices that added up to the tragic ending. The first decision was Romeo’s.
In my life, my Dad and Mom are responsible for helping me shape my character. However, it is nowhere close to being defined. My character will continue to be formed as I grow as an individual and in the end will ultimately be determined by myself. My parents show me what is right and what is wrong when unhealthy situations arise. When I was a young girl my parents taught me to never say anything unless it was something nice.
Starting from the very beginning, my mom and dad. There is this stereotype about teens that they do not like there parents. I am the total opposite, I wanted to be around my parents all the time. People close to me have always said that I look just like mom, which is true. When I was young my mother and I were very close. As I grew up, my dad and I grew to be best friends. I get my looks from my mother and I get everything else from my dad. The way I act, work, talk and, handle life is all because my father. My father, Kip, he gets theses same factors form his mom and dad. It runs through the Chambers family tree and I plan to pass
Decision making can be very difficult especially for young adults. Young adults are not as mature as adults and are less likely to think clearly. Oftentimes, they make bad decisions and they get caught up in their emotions. The lack of maturity in decision making can be seen in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo and others seem to only value beauty in relationships. The lust causes Romeo to quickly fall in and out of love. Romeo has his heart set on Roseline, but after he saw Juliet, he questioned why he even loved Roseline. This lust led to the marriage of Romeo and Juliet in less than one day. Only knowing each other after several hours is not enough time to understand if their relationship is ready for the next level.
“It’s sort of unfair to expect [teens] to have adult levels of organizational skills or decision-making before their brains are finished being built”(Giedd). Time and time again we expect teens to be able to handle anything that comes their way while acting reasonably and responsibly. We expect them to act like adults, making decisions without error and without much emotion. We assume they are ready for any situation when in reality their brains haven’t fully developed. In the play Romeo and Juliet two teenage characters meet each other the night one of their parents have a party.
Hi, Jereminah. I was having fun to read four stories that you chose especially I was interested in the last story. I was raised by single parent; my mother has raised three kids including me. This summer, when I went back to my country for summer vacation, I had a chance to talk with my mother for only two of us. My mother told me that she wants us do whatever we want. When she was a child, her father passed away; she was also raised by single pareant, and she has given up many things such as going to a college or university. Therefore, she does not want to excuse that she is a single parent, so there are things that we have to give up. Also, she told me that she wants me have the experiences that she could not have when she was a child. It