Romeo and Juliet is a classic play written by Shakespeare, about two “star-crossed lovers” from warring families who take their lives. Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet’s dance, but after they have kissed they realize they are from enemy families. They try to meet in secret and proclaim their love, but then there is a fight and Tybalt kills Romeo’s friend and Romeo in vengeance kills Tybalt and becomes banned from the city. Then, Juliet is going to be forced to marry Count Paris, so she drinks a sleeping potion that makes it seem like she’s dead. After this Romeo hears about it and buys a potion that will kill him so that he may lie with Juliet forever and heads to Juliet’s grave. Romeo reaches her grave and Count Paris arrests him and then they duel and Romeo kills Count Paris than drinks the poison and kisses Juliet. After this Juliet wakes up and seeing Romeo dead kisses him one last time and then stabs herself with his dagger. Romeo is a very rash person who does things without thinking and based on impulse. For example he says when he first meets her “Well then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do. Their prayer is “Grant a kiss, in case I lose my faith.”” In this Romeo is asking to kiss Juliet when he had just met her which shows he didn’t wait to learn more about her than what she looks like. Also after Benvolio is killed by Tybalt, Romeo without thinking kills Tybalt in order to avenge his friend without letting the law deal with Tybalt. This shows he
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In the play “Romeo & Juliet” shakespeare portrayed all aspects of love throughout different characters. Each character carries its own meaning of love which is what makes this play unique. Romeo,Nurse, and Tybalt all represent divergent love.The word Love can come in all sorts of ways which is why it is such a diverse word. Love is a powerful term that can be portrayed as deep affection, devotion, and even heartbreak.
Emotion is a wild card in life. It almost always influences people to make bad decisions in their life, and causes harm to not only the host, but to many other people around them. In the play Romeo and Juliet, the characters Romeo, Juliet, and Tybalt are all very emotional characters which conclusively lead to all of their deaths, as well as to the deaths of many other people around them. Because of these characters newly drawn emotion, they made decisions that would have been previously considered ludicrous and idiotic. Throughout the exceptional play of Romeo and Juliet, it is ultimately proven that emotion is the enemy when it comes to decision making.
Romeo and Juliet explores the tragic outcome of ‘true love’. In Romeo and Juliet, the two main characters (Romeo and Juliet) die because of their love for each other. What happens in Romeo and Juliet is that Juliet is meant to marry Paris but she doesn’t want to so she drinks a poison that is meant to show all of the signs of death for a certain amount of time and then she would
In “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” the younger generation, Romeo, Juliet, and Paris, and the older generation, Nurse, Capulets, and Friar, both had similarities and differences which had caused the end. They had a similar opinion on things going on and different opinions ones others. In the tragedy, the main characters died which was influenced by the older generations because they have similar and different opinions which all led the younger ones to death.
I am heartbroken over the deaths of my master and friend, Romeo, Juliet, who brought Romeo great happiness, and county Paris, who I knew to be a very honorable man. I hope that this court session will bring justice for Romeo, Juliet, and Paris. To help bring this justice, I will truthfully tell you all that I know.
Juliet is not unlike the typical young women constantly struggling to find happiness and acceptance from those who are closest to her. Young Juliet must confront the harsh reality that exists between her and those who profess to be her friends and family, which is they failed to support her, love her, and lift her up with she needed it most. In the timeless book, “Romeo & Juliet” William Shakespeare writes a moving story about the betrayal, disappointment, love, and eventual death of Romeo and Juliet. No reader can truly appreciate and understand the level of Juliet’s struggles without first understanding the roles the Lord Capulet, Friar Lawrence and Romeo, their betrayal and their role in her faithful decision.
When analysing Romeo and Juliet it becomes apparent that while the two main characters’ lives were said to be predetermined by fate, it is Romeo's deep love for Juliet that acts as the catalyst that sets his fate into motion. Romeo was bound to love juliet but it was Romeo’s deep love for juliet that gets Romeo in to trouble. Additionally, Romeo gets to caught up in the one and only love of his life and when all the sudden it was gone he decided to kill himself. Although Romeo stated, “with love's light wings did I o’erperch these walls”( 2.2.73-75). This would prove that know matter what happens romeo will always go after Juliet/love Juliet. Ultimately, it is Romeo who is to romantic therefor creating the fate for himself and Juliet.
Fate is defined as, ‘the development of events outside a person’s control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power’. In the time in which ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was written, many people were strong believers of fate and it was a common belief in society. William Shakespeare was a famous poet who is recognised for his powerful writing and contribution to the English language. One of William Shakespeare’s highly recognised plays is ‘Romeo and Juliet’ written in the late 1500’s. It is a play about two star-crossed lovers alongside fate who by their death end the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. In ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Friar Laurence is not to blame for the tragic events which occurs in the play due to the fact that other
“A man's greatest pleasure is to defeat his enemies, to drive them before him, to take from them that which they possessed, to see those whom they cherished in tears, to ride their horses, and to hold their wives and daughters in his arms.”, said Genghis Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire. Shakespeare expands on this idea in his famous novel Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet tells a tale of two “star crossed lovers” born of rival families whose feud is continued by men battling in the streets, the two lovers try to get married and start a life together which is halted by the violence of men when Mercutio, Romeo’s friend was slain by Tybalt and Tybalt was slain by Romeo. Romeo’s brutality caused for him to be banished from Verona, a plan was
Shakespeare uses love to convey how people don’t take responsibility for their actions. When Mercutio dies Romeo has a lack of maturity and this quote depicts that. “This gentleman, the Prince's near ally, My very friend, hath got this mortal hurt In my behalf. My reputation stained With Tybalt’s slander--Tybalt, that an hour Hath been my cousin! O sweet Juliet, Thy beauty hath made me effeminate And in my temper softened valor’s steel.” (3.1.115-120) In this quote Romeo is saying his thought out loud which is a soliloquy. By showing that Romeo is alone Shakespeare shows that the security of the marriage is very important and also shows how he does not take the blame for Mercutio's death. Lack of maturity or responsibility causes people to not take responsibility in their actions. Romeo after Mercutio dies was overly ragged and all in his mind at this point was to kill Tybalt. “Thou wretched boy that didst consort him here Shalt with him hence. This shall determine that. Romeo, away be gone! The citizens are up, and Tybalt slain. Stand not amazed. The Prince will doom thee death If thou art taken. Hence, be gone, away.” (3.1.135-141) During this quote Tybalt calls romeo a wretched boy, this is an epithet. By Tybalt calling Romeo a wretched boy this is emphasising how much he hates or strongly dislikes him. Using vulgar language against other people shows lack of maturity and how people don’t take responsibility for their actions. In this book juliet also makes rash decisions that show her lack of maturity. "If all else fail, myself have power to die" (3.5.244) Juliet said this when she was being forced to marry Paris. In this quote Juliet may not know it but she is using the literary device pathos which helps her deliver the message of sadness and how irrational this decision is. So people who make irrational and quick decisions could be because they have a lack of maturity and don’t take responsibility for their actions. People could say they love someone but it could all be out of lust because of lack of maturity. “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! / For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night" (I.5.52-53). Romeo is bouncing from one girl to another based on looks which shows he has lack of
In the play, Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare outlines that idea that in life, desire is crucial to motivation, however, its an individual's commitment and determination to an unrelenting strive towards their goal; a solemn devotion to excel, that will thereby enable one to achieve the success they seek. The idea of determination and its power to excel is represented through the main protagonist of the play, Romeo, as his constant struggle and perseverance in order to remain with Juliet, allows him to achieve what he desired and craved deeply throughout the play: to remain alongside her for eternity.
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Juliet is the daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet. When the play begins, we learn from the nurse that Juliet is soon turning fourteen (“Even or odd, of all the days in the year come Lammas-Eve at night shall she be fourteen”). In Juliet's first meeting with her mother and the nurse, she seems to be an obedient and responsible child. She comes immediately when they call her and answers always respectfully to her mother: "Madam, I am here, / What is your will?" (“Act 1, Scene 3). She is also clever as when her mother asks her what she thinks about marriage, she gives an ambiguous answer by saying what her mother wanted to hear really: “it is an honour I dream not of” (“Act 1, Scene 3). We learn that she is