Analytical Essay: The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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Analytical Essay: Romeo and Juliet We often blame fate for the problems we face in our lives but sometimes events take place because of our own actions. In the tragedy of William Shakespeare, Romeo, and Juliet, two lovers come across each other building conflict which then leads to the death of them both and others. Although they are referred to as “star-crossed lovers”, there are many events that take place that could have been avoided if they had chosen to do so. Conflict in the play has already started before Romeo and Juliet have even met each other. Both of them knew their families’ hatred for one another, though.. Knowing that the two families are still feuding, Benvolio and Romeo decide to go to a party the Capulets are hosting to help Romeo forget about the woman he is in love with, Rosaline. Before heading to the party, Romeo talks about a dream he had the night before. I fear too early for my misgives Some consequence yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this night’s revels, and expire the term Of a despised life closed in my breast By some vile forfeit of untimely death.
But he that hath the steerage of my course
Direct my suit. On, lusty gentleman. (1.4.106-113)

He could have listened to the warning given to him
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The thing is that even after they kiss and find out who they really are, they still decide to continue their relationship. “Can I go forward when my heart us here?/Turn back, dull earth, and find thy center out.”(2.1.1-2) By making this choice to go back to see Juliet. Romeo gets himself in an intense situation because if he is caught, he will be killed. His is knowingly risking his life to be with her and does not seem to mind. Juliet also mentions that maybe they are going too fast and he could not really love her, but she ignores it and indulges herself to the idea of marrying
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