He then performs the marriage of Romeo and Juliet and even fabricates a foolish plan to keep them together when Juliet is forced to marry Paris. He also leaves Juliet alone in the tomb after she awakens to find her beloved Romeo dead. Friar Lawrence is a moral man, but his hubris leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo considers the Friar someone he can confide in, and he tells the Friar of his newfound love for Juliet. The Friar’s excessive pride allows him to agree to wed Romeo and Juliet, hoping he can bring the Montagues and Capulets together, though these families hatred spans generations.
/ Wife, go you to ere you go to bed; / Acquaint her here of my son Paris’s love (3.4.12-16). This quotation shows that Capulet is taking Juliet’s feelings into consideration and thinks that marrying Juliet to Paris will cheer her up after Tybalt’s death. Capulet postponed Juliet’s marriage because he thought she was too young and he
I think that Capulet had every right to be angry as he would have wanted the best for Juliet. I sympathise greatly for Juliet. Parents should be caring and supportive, whereas Juliet’s parents are not, which makes me sympathise for Juliet. Lady Capulet does not understand Juliet’s feelings and does not care about her opinions as she did not spend much time with her. Juliet’s mother just wants to take advantage of Juliet’ marriage which is selfish.
“Star-crossed lovers, heartbreaks and regret. When I look in your eyes I wish we never met.” Therefore, even though Romeo and Juliet met and had fun while it lasted it shows how emotionally that they wished they never did since their love made them die.Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a play about two star-crossed lovers that are from opposing household who fall in love,marry, and then die. Romeo and Juliet was made back in the Elizabethan era where they more realide on the stars for what going to happen in the future. Predetermined destiny is a major element in Romeo and Juliet because in the play they use the stars to foreshadow events just like they did back in that era. They display predetermined destiny by using love, star crossed lovers, and fate.
They probably would have had a somewhat normal relationship if it wasn't for their parents. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, had his opinions and ideas about what Juliet’s future was going to look like. He came to Juliet demanding that she marry Paris because he thought it would make her happy after losing Tybalt. But to his dismay, she refused and said “Not proud you have, but thankful that you have/ Proud can I never be of what I hate/ But thankful even for hate that is mean love/” (3.5.151-153). Juliet explains to her father that she’ll never marry Paris, this is because she’s loyal to Romeo and staying married to Romeo is what her heart desires.
Since Juliet can't leave her home without a male guard or anyone by her side, she has Romeo and the nurse to help her . Romeo is like most guys now because no matter how much their families don’t get along his still aspires to marry Juliet with or without her parents blessings. Most guys now do not ask for a blessing and honestly do not care if he’s hated by the family he will still go along and marry. Romeo is a good character that could relate to today’s audience. The character Romeo in the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the most realistic character because people can relate to the way he speaks and the things he says and does to Juliet.
In wealthy families, the patriarch would make an arranged marriage in order to gain an alliance with another or to rise up within the social hierarchy. This is exactly what happened in the play. This shows that Capulet, appearing caring and concerned in the beginning, wants Juliet to marry for social gain. In the beginning, he allows Juliet to willingly be with Paris which is a stark contrast to when he becomes angry and tells Juliet she has no choice. This leads to Juliet wanting to die rather than marry a person she does not love.
He is exerting his paternal control by demanding Juliet marry Paris, threatening to never acknowledge again if she does not obey him. By reason of his ability to turn any situation around, he is partially to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. “Alone, in company, still my care hath been; To have her matched. And having now provided; a gentleman of noble parentage” (Shakespeare 3.5.178-180). Lord Capulet fails in the sense that he rushes Juliet into a marriage solely because he is of noble upbringing- “Of fair demesnes, youthful, and nobly trained” (Shakespeare 3.5.181).
The most defiant choice that Romeo and Juliet take for their love is their choice to be married. Juliet knows that her father or anyone in her family would not approve of this choice, but she still does it cause she loves Romeo. This love struck mentality drives Romeo and Juliet to be married and this secret marriage causes turmoil when Lord Capulet demands Juliet to marry Paris. Although Juliet knows that she is already married to Romeo loyal to him, not Paris and refuses to marry “doth Paris” (Shakespeare.III.v.145). Juliet only loves Romeo so this drives her to go to Friar Laurence whereupon attempted suicide he prescribes a potion that will make her appear dead.
Even after Ismene warns Antigone about burying her brother, she is unstoppable. She goes on with what she partakes to be right even though she does not receive help from her sister. On the part of Creon, he upholds his dedication to leadership so much that he ignores the plea by his son to spare Antigone. He thinks that the only reason which makes his son do that is that he is loyal to Antigone. Therefore, both characters have this tendency to trust themselves and it brings both good and adverse effects to them.
In Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, Capulet is a questionable father to Juliet. A good father cares for his children and is always there for them. Capulet didn’t always support Juliet’s decisions but he did care and always wanted the best for her. Capulet’s actions demonstrate that he has Juliet’s best interests at heart and that he is a good father. Capulet chose Paris to marry Juliet.