Teenagers claim to be independent individuals, yet they still value their parents and constantly look to them for support. William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a classic play regarding two teenagers from feuding families who ultimately fall in love despite their parents' wishes. The tragic demise of the two lovers is a direct result of the Capulet’s disregard for Juliet’s emotional well being. The Capulet and Montague’s feud prompts Juliet to assume her own parents would disapprove of her relationship with Romeo. Thus, she is forced to keep their marriage private, causing her to perform elaborate schemes and eventually resort to committing suicide. The Capulets and Montagues have been quarreling for years; as Prince Escalus mentions, “three civil brawls bred by an airy word by thee, old Capulet, and Montague, have thrice disturbed the quiet on our streets” (1.1.97-99). Due to the Capulet’s strong negative attitude towards the Montagues, Juliet believes she cannot confess her love for Romeo to …show more content…
Besides Juliet’s hatred for her parents, Romeo’s exile also prompts her to drink the poison. Prince Escalus punishes Romeo after he kills Tybalt, which is motivated by Romeo’s uncontrollable anger. The rash reaction triggers Romeo’s banishment and thus, the suicides as well. However, Tybalt originally instigates the fight, as he claims, “by the stock and honor of my kin, to strike him dead I hold it not a sin” (1.5.63-64). The Capulet's hatred for the Montagues provokes Tybalt’s violence, so Romeo cannot be deemed responsible for his impulsive reactions. Tybalt’s challenge is merely an example of “the entrapment and despair that the feud has precipitated” (Kershen 4). Like Juliet’s parents, Tybalt uses the feud as a motive for hatred, and his violence has substantial consequences, such as Romeo and Juliet’s
Which character from “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” had the most responsibility to deal with Romeo and Juliet ’s death? Lord Capulet held the responsibility by threatening his daughter with marriage or exile from the household. Capulet abuses his power which ends up causing Juliet’s death and her lover Romeo to come to death. Juliet’s life could have been happier if Capulet decided to end the feud and let his daughter be happy in life instead of being happy in his dream world for her.
He may have indirectly caused the death of Juliet, but he despised Romeo with his whole heart. Tybalt was seen as an aggressive person in the movie. He would think in the moment and not think about what consequences his actions will have. Like when he was looking for Romeo to kill him for coming to Lord Capulet's house party. Romeo held back from fighting Tybalt because 2 hours ago he and Tybalt were family.
Romeo and Juliet died for love, but there was someone else who “pushed” them to that fate of death. There are numerous characters that could be at fault and blamed for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The one who is most to blame, however, is Lord Capulet. Lord Capulet had a lot to do with Romeo and Juliet’s deaths because he was forcing Juliet to marry someone she hardly knew let alone loved. He was working on moving the wedding sooner because of Tybalt’s death, but he also gave up on his daughter when everyone thought she was dead.
Their own families indifferences causing the death of their own children. Lastly, in Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt bullies Romeo when Romeo does not want to fight. Romeo loves Tybalt but he does not know that so Tybalt calls Romeo “a villain” (3.1, 64). Eventually Tybalt provokes Romeo enough to where they duel and Tybalt dies.
While William Shakespeare clearly wants readers to believe that fate is at work, Capulet is undoubtedly to blame for the tragic demise of Romeo and Juliet in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Had Capulet not been so unforgiving, capricious, and irascible, these two star-crossed lovers would have lived to tell their tale. Capulet’s stubbornness leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Before the first scene even occurs, the Chorus informs the audience (and readers) of the “continuance of their parents’ rage, / Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove” (Prologue.10-11). Through this insightful sonnet, Shakespeare informs readers of the ancient grudge that the Capulets and Montagues hold against each other; this grudge is not resolved
Are our lives already determined by fate? Or do our choices affect our lives. In William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet there are many tragic events, that seeme to happen by fate, but if fate wasn’t the cause then what or who was was the cause? Lord Capulet is the character most to blame for the tragic events in Romeo and Juliet because he was one of the main people who kept the feud going, it was his party that Romeo crashed, and he was the one who was forcing Juliet to marry Paris, causing her to want to make rash decisions. Lord Capulet is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he was one of the main people who kept the feud going This feud has been going on for years, Lord Capulet has been keeping it going it the prologue of act one it says “From ancient grudge break to new mutiny” and from what this is saying it hasn't been getting any better.
That makes Juliet concerned because she likes Romeo. First, he tells Juliet to marry Paris which she doesn’t want to happen. This is found in Act 3 scene 5. Second, Lord Capulet rages at Juliet when he notices that she doesn’t want to marry Paris. He then tells Juliet that he will never see her again.
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story that ends in a tragedy. Unable to overcome the hatred that plagues both of their families, Romeo and Juliet ultimately commit suicide. This tragedy is often viewed as a product of Verona's society. While the family feud between the Montague and the Capulets did play a major role in the early deaths of the protagonist, individual characters also contributed to their demise. Perhaps the character who played this biggest part in the tragedy was Lord Capulet, Juliet's father.
The death of Romeo and Juliet had many killers but three that stand out are Lord Capulet, Friar Lawrence, and Mercutio. Lord Capulet keep her from love and wanted her to get married at suck a young age. Friar Lawrence let Romeo and Juliet get married and gave her the fake poison. Mercutio pushes Romeo to go the party. Therefore they are the reason why Romeo and Juliet are dead.
Romeo and Juliet is a novel written by Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet are two star crossed lovers. Romeo gets banished because of his killing behavior. Juliet is very depressed because of his behavior and killing, Lord Capulet decides that it would be a good idea for Juliet to marry Paris. Juliet doesn’t want to marry him because she is already married to Romeo, so she and the Friar devise a plan to let Romeo and Juliet live happily ever after.
Romeo and Juliet died at the end of Act 5 of the play. The death of the two lovers had several reasons and people that lead up to this moment. The people that were the most responsible for the the deaths are three members of Capulet family. With the father, mother, and nurse to Juliet all having an influence by being unsupportive, uncaring, and uptight, they are to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths.
Romeo allows his thirst for revenge to cloud his logical reasoning when he kills Tybalt who has just murdered Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend. Mercutio defends Romeo against Tybalt’s insults with comebacks and later his sword. As Romeo attempts to intervene, Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt and Romeo is enraged. Once he finds out from Benvolio that the wound had killed him, Romeo,”Who had but newly entertained revenge,” (III.i.173), kills Tybalt and flees the scene. Romeo declined to
If certain characters had thought or acted differently at certain points of the play, could the Star-Crossed lover’s deaths been prevented? In the play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence are the individuals responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet. The tragedy is about two young adults that fall in love, which ultimately leads to their doom. Their deaths cause the altercation between Lord Capulet and Lord Montague to end. Throughout this wild plot, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence’s actions are to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death.
Romeo is a Montague, the rival family to the Capulets. The hatred that would lead to his own death started with this grudge. Romeo didn’t do anything to hurt the Capulets, but Tybalt didn’t like his presence. Tybalt got angry at a party over nothing. Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo’s home challenging him to quarrel.
In every family, there are high standards expected of all members. These ideals can include employment, marriage, and acceptance into society. Much of this criterion is created by the father or mother and the children are expected to follow the rules. Teenage children were taught to be obedient and respectful. The play Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, depicted many examples of non-typical adolescent behavior during the Elizabethan Era.