Montague's son Romeo in the book Romeo and Juliet written by Shakespeare in the 1500’s, supports the audience with many of his strengths and weaknesses. In this story, two well-known families of Verona, the Montagues, and Capulets are in a feud against each other; however, the son of the Montague family, Romeo, and the daughter of the Capulet family, Juliet fall in love at first sight at a Capulet party. Even though Romeo is a Montague, his personality and his calm behavior persuades Capulet to let him stay at the party. After he meets Juliet, Romeo asks the friar to marry them both; even though, the friar was concerned about Romeo because of his instantly changed and unthought decisions he lets them marry each other secretly. Romeo’s commendable behavior proves a strength and his uncontrollable emotions show his weakness.
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet ends in tragedy, because of some of Romeo and Juliet’s faults. Romeo and Juliet obviously rush into things. They do not listen to the advice of Friar Lawrence and end up paying the ultimate price. They also ignore the obvious factors that prohibit Romeo and Juliet from ever being happy together. Romeo and Juliet are also very immature and are groomed for social disaster. Romeo and Juliet are also not in love, but in lust. The combination of impatience, immaturity, and ignoring other’s advice leads to the tragedy of these two “star-crossed lovers.”
To start off, Romeo should not have even gone to the Capulet party in the first place, even if it was to spy on Rosaline. As soon as he saw Juliet, he completely forgot about Rosaline. This proves he knows as much about love as Juliet does. After the party he could have just left, but no. He decides to go spy on Juliet like a creep, then climbs her balcony so they can talk and kiss more. The next day he goes to Friar Lawrence and tells him that he is over Rosaline and now he is in love with Juliet. Romeo asks if he will help them. “ In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; ” said by Friar Lawrence ( DBQ : Project , 2013). Romeo then goes and duals Tybalt, and he dies. Romeo is then banished. When this happened, Romeo had already got married to Juliet. Later on, when Romeo finds Juliet, he thinks that she is dead. He could have just waited another minute and she would have woken up, but he went and killed himself. He was so quick he did not even think. After he did this, Juliet woke up and say he was dead so she killed herself because of Romeo’s death.
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.
Romeo could have chosen any girl to be with instantly, but instead he had to pick a Capulet, one of his family's enemies. His infatuation with the idea of love causes him to believe that he had true feelings for Juliet. However, his actions toward Juliet shows his obsessive and clingy personality. He was with Rosaline one day and the next with Juliet. He was so desperate to be with someone, he had to marry Juliet. Friar went along with the proposition and married the two of them. Romeo didn’t even think of what consequences they could have faced if they became married or how their families would feel of the situation. To be married at such a young age, Romeo cannot possibly handle all of the obstacles that hang in the future. When Romeo went to the Capulet ball uninvited, Tybalt felt offended and sent a letter challenging Romeo to a duel. Romeo was relaxed and tried to solve the argument words, but instead Tybalt insulted Romeo by calling him a villain. Instead riling him into a fight, Romeo responded with, “But love thee better than thou canst devise/...And so, good Capulet—which name I
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.
Romeo is very impulsive, which is shown as he kills Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, after Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend. When Tybalt returns after killing Mercutio, Romeo says, “Either thou, or I, or both, must go with him”, inviting him to a duel that ends in Tybalt's death (III.I. 124). If only Romeo would have let the law take care of Tybalt, that would have prevented him from being banished and he would
Friar Lawrence marries the naive young couple in hopes it will bring peace between the Montagues and the Capulets. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. These two families have a violent feud that is causing chaos in the city of Verona.
Throughout the world there is people who spend their whole life trying to fix another person's problems. And eventually they end up getting themselves into trouble. This is what happens to a character in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. In the play many characters try to fix another problem. But throughout their fixing they make many flaws that ends up creating a huge mistake that ends the lives of two young lovers. And throughout all those characters, Friar Lawrence is the one most at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
And due to the conflict between the families, he always had to choose between being loyal to his family and being loyal to his wife. For example, during a common unfriendly encounter between the Montagues and Capulets, Mercutio- Romeo's best friend- got into a physical altercation with Tybalt-Juliet's cousin. Tybalt had attempted to engage in a sword fight with Romeo, but loyalty to Juliet prevented Romeo from fighting Tybalt. In turn, Mercutio fought with Tybalt and was killed. . Romeo believed that his love for Juliet made him effeminate and that he should have fought Tybalt. This led an angered and grieving Romeo to chase and kill Tybalt. When the Capulets, found out, they wanted Romeo to be killed. however the Prince was loyal to the Montagues, so he banished Romeo instead of killing him. Now banished, Romeo could not be with Juliet. At this point, it would all go down
Romeo is faced with similar oppositions as Juliet. His family, being sworn enemies to the Capulets, are kept in the dark about his romance with Juliet. Also, when the Capulets begin to perceive of the close relationship between Romeo and Juliet, it makes him a greater target to Capulet men such as Tybalt. There is no doubt as to Romeo’s faithfulness towards Juliet and his desire to do all that is needed in order to have her love, but because of his lack of experience in life, Romeo is not at all faultless. Perhaps the most notable act that sabotaged his relationship with Juliet was his slaying of Tybalt. However honorable and necessary it may have seemed to him at the time, Romeo’s rashness once again rears its ugly head after Mercutio foolishly brings about his own demise. Of course, Romeo immediately regrets his impetuous actions after the grave mistake had already been done as he does many times throughout the story.