Have you ever been in love and loved a person so much that you would rather die than be without them? Love can do very weird things to people and can totally change someone. The power of love has yet to be discovered and I do not think its power will ever be discovered. Have you ever read or seen any of William Shakespeare’s plays? He is a very talented play writer and can trigger someones emotions more than any other play writer. His work is still very cherished today. In the play, “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, there are positive messages about human spirit such as: love goes beyond all boundaries of hardship and is everlasting, love conquers hate, and you do anything to be with the one you love. First of all, …show more content…
This shows how love conquers hate. Another example of how love conquers hate is with Romeo and Juliet and how they loved each other so much that nothing could get in between them. Even after Romeo got banished, they still found a way to be together. These are good examples of how love conquers hate. Last but not least, in the play, “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, the third positive message about the human spirit is, that you do anything to be with the one you love. An example of this is when Romeo was banished. Romeo killed Tybalt which was why Romeo was banished. That night, he snuck over to Juliet’s house and they slept together. Then Romeo left and Juliet took a drink of something Friar gave to her to make her seem dead. Right before she took the poison, she said, “Farewell! God know when we shall meet again.” which shows that even she doesn’t know if she will wake. Even this did not stop them from being with each other. Romeo found out that Juliet was “dead” and immediately he goes back to Verona even though he is banished from there. This is a very good example how you will do anything for the one you love. So, in the play, “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” by
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Act 3 Scene 2 Leonardo DiCaprio once said, ‘To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk life for it, is the ultimate tragedy’. This quote is reflected upon many times in Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, establishing the dramatic adversities. The events in Act 3 Scene 2 affirm the tragedy of the lovers in all of its painful and melancholy forms. This scene portrays misery at its greatest, where Juliet experiences the conflicting emotions for Tybalt and Romeo after hearing their reports of death and banishment. Her emotions set off a chain of event and lead the characters into the misfortune of unavoidable death.
In Act III, scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence informs Romeo that the Prince has decided to punish him with banishment from Verona. Instead of feeling joyful of escaping capital punishment, Romeo mourns over the fact that he could never see Juliet again. While the two discuss the Prince's decision, the Nurse arrives and tells Romeo that Juliet is also heartbroken over Tybalt's death. Guilty of hurting Juliet, Romeo threatens to commit suicide. To stop Romeo, the Friar suggests that he and Juliet should consummate their marriage, and afterwards, they can try to get the Prince's pardon. Comforted, Romeo agrees and prepares to see Juliet. As the director, I will ask the three characters to showcase the difference between the youth and
People come up with contradictory answers when they try to describe love. Love lasts forever between two people whom fate matches together. Love changes like the tide; it spreads any direction on a whim as one gleans new information about the object of his or her affection. Some people say they control their own emotions; they allow themselves feel what they want to feel. Yet others say free will does not apply to emotions, love in particular, and that everyone lives without knowledge of what can appear just around the corner. In the Elizabethan era romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare uses hilariously absurd situations to attempt to explain human behavior in the face of love, to prove that love turns people into complete fools when they fall for someone else.
In life, one of the most baffling motifs that presents itself is the feeling of love. Whether you take it when you have it or be scared and back away is up to you. However, when you decide to take it and embrace it freely, this is when is when people finally decide to open up and be their true self. In the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, the author portrays a contrasting theme between how life and death relates with how dramatic their love can be.
Although love is typically a positive emotion or concept, it is most often truly a more negative notion, due to its consequences. Love is known to bring people together in the beginning, but also tends to customarily pull or even break people apart by causing chaos and rivalry. The loss of love could even cause insecurities to surface. In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of the lovers, Helena, is scorched by love’s misfortunes when it comes between her and her ex-lover, Demetrius.The misfortunes of love force Helena into becoming an insecure woman who allows her emotions to cloud her judgement.
As one of the most complex characters in the play, Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio’s purpose is to act as a static catalyst for the death of most of the characters. Shakespeare uses Mercutio’s character cleverly as the kind of character that stays in the background, but influences the rest of the cast in the utmost amount. Mercutio’s light and occasionally sardonic humor at inapt times relieves the play from being a complete tragedy and allows the audience a false sense of security before calamity strikes, such as the death of his character. Mercutio also stands as a consistent character to prove that despite the fact that the majority of Shakespeare’s characters are unpredictable and impulsive, there has to be at least one character to steady
The wise woman, Margaret Mead, who was a distinguished anthropologist, once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” A group of citizens in Verona sought to change the world of two star-crossed lovers. In spite of trying to improve their situation, Friar Laurence, Balthasar, Paris, Benvolio and Mercutio only lead Romeo and Juliet into tragedy. These characters always think they are helping, but they end up leading Romeo and Juliet to their deaths. Friar Laurence, Balthasar, Paris, Benvolio and Mercutio all played a trusted role either as a friend, lover or religious leader in Romeo’s and Juliet’s lives. However, despite their best intentions
Act 2 scene 2 is where Romeo and Juliet meet again when Romeo tries to sneak into the Capulet’s household by entering through the Capulet Gardens. Here he meets Juliet on the balcony and now they both have a newfound passion for each other. In the 1996 version, the balcony scene was adapted into a pool scene. Since there was no balcony in the way, Romeo and Juliet could kiss more often than otherwise would have been possible. Since modern audiences are almost always interested in sex, the 1996 version uses this to keep the audience’s attention. In the 2013 version, the approach was more traditional, with a balcony and no pool. While Juliet was on the balcony, she rests her hand upon her cheek and Romeo comments about Juliet’s beauty, to himself, while the frame is a tight shot in Juliet’s face. The effect here was so literal,
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet loved each other, but they knew that it wouldn't be possible to have a relationship because of their feuding families. Their deaths were tragic, as it was mainly the people around them that made them so unhappy. They were so in love with each other that they took risks to be together, which lead to their unfortunate deaths. Romeo is a Montague. He falls in love with Juliet the moment he sees her at a Capulet ball.
When we think about a tragic love story, we think about Romeo and Juliet. The two were madly in love with each other but due to their households being hostile towards each other, they couldn’t properly be together due to the conflict between their families. However, the two ignored this problem and continue to pursue their undying love for each other. Love is very stubborn when it comes to decisions. Romeo and Juliet’s love is robust but their love has a ruthless future. As we progress through the pursuit of love that Romeo and Juliet were chasing after, love made decisions such as carelessness, recklessness, and unruliness. Romeo falls in love carelessly without getting to know the person he falls in love with. Since Romeo didn’t get to know his lover, he fell into the trap irony. He fell in love with an enemy.
In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo illustrates the qualities of a dramatic person. For example, while describing what love feels like to Benvolio, Romeo claims , “Being vex’d, a sea nourish’d with lovers’ tears” (1.1.192). By comparing nature to love, Romeo believes love is a powerful, uncontrollable force that can make a person think they are in heaven or in hell. A sea is a place with a huge amount of water, thus it would be an impossible feat to cry that much and a human body cannot support that much water leakage. Moreover, when Benvolio wishes to come along, Romeo exclaims, “This is not Romeo, he’s some otherwhere” (1.1.199). Love has the power to do almost anything, but it does not have the power to completely change someone
Analyzing Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story between two teenagers who fall