Romeo and Juliet Compare and Contrast Although Romeo and Juliet grew up in two different households meant to hate each other from the day of their birth, these two star crossed lovers find each other in a different light. In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet By William Shakespeare, Romeo being a Montague and Juliet being a Capulet were born into this family feud. The two of them fall in love at a party where Romeo was out looking for the original girl he was in love with, Rosaline, and Juliet was there to meet her future husband Paris. With love playing a huge part in this play, it's concluded that Romeo and Juliet are both a Eros kind of lover. In the play Juliet is a eros type of lover because she puts love as the number one priority which most eros lovers tend to do.
Though the story of Romeo and Juliet is considered one of love, it is evident that the opposite is true based on the fact that they are strangers, they are dramatic, and rash. It is clear that throughout the play Romeo and Juliet have little to no knowledge about each other, therefore not only were they, strangers when they first met they remain strangers after. On the first day, that Romeo and Juliet meet they know nothing about each other or their situations as evidenced by this quote, “ ‘What is her mother?’ ‘Marry bachelor, her mother is the lady of the house...’ ‘Is she a Capulet? ...” The above quote is a conversation between Romeo and Nurse in where he asks who Juliet is and Nurse answers that Juliet is the daughter of Lady Capulet and Romeo is shocked by this news. It is obvious that though they have only had one conversation
Within the play Trash Anthem, the two are already in a relationship and have reached the end. However in Sure Thing, it is the blossoming of a new relationship. Comparing the two plays, the characters are both believable because the reactions that come from the responses are how normal humans would react as well. Trash Anthem developed the characters by showing the “Woman” and her anger truthfully being a longing for her husband. But overall, Sure Thing had more development in character towards the end as Billy and Betty begin to get more excited as they realize they have a connection with things like “Woody Allen” and “Entenmann’s crumb cake” (Ives 12).
Seems like a regular lifetime movie, right? Except, Romeo and Juliet’s parents absolutely hate each other. The two lovebirds have to squirm their way through feuding families, forbidden laws, vengeful cousins, and their feelings for each other. The whole ordeal is quite complicated actually. Throughout the play Romeo develops, affects other main characters, and expresses a common theme within the story.
In the beginning of the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo predicts his own fate as his “mind misgives” (1.4 104). The two young lovers are “star-crossed lovers who take their life” because they care about each other very deeply and their love is doomed by fate as they are not allowed to be with one another due to the family feud between the Montague’s and the Capulet’s who will avert them from being with one another. This creates a barrier to their happiness because of their
This quote is related to this story because it brings out the aspect of hatred among the families and how Romeo and Juliet transformed themselves from an enemy to more than a friend. They started off as rivals and never even knew about each other. Romeo and Juliet had fell in love at first sight. When they had learned that they were rivals they had felt no hatred, they just wanted to see each other again. When the
The Prince exclaims, “See what a scourge is laid upon your hate,” (Act Ⅴ, scene 3, Line 302). Although it is never said when or how the hate between the families came about, it has been long enough for both Romeo and Juliet to have been raised thinking the other family was evil. If the anger between Capulets and Montagues had not been, the marriage could have formed a stronger alliance between the houses. Still, without knowing that they were enemies they fell in love. When Juliet discovers the truth she exclaims, “My only love, sprung from my only hate.
As stated in the previous paragraph, in Act I, scene I, the families feud between the two is the ultimate reason for the death of Romeo and Juliet. If the two families had decent family bonding, Romeo and Juliet would have no reason to hide their marriage. Since the relationship between the Montague and Capulet was unstable, they had no choice but to hide their love for one another. This results to Romeo and Juliet’s death. This illustrates that family bonding and being open is needed for a marriage to work out.
Although both of them grew up being taught to hate one another, the night they first met they fell madly in love. The fact that they fell in love despite their families teaching them to hate each other proves once again, that conflicts of that matter can only end destructively. Although both Romeo and Juliet knew their last names weren’t of much importance they still had their doubts of whether they should continue their love. This is depicted in the quote “My only love sprung from my only hate…” This quote shows how Juliet feels upon learning that her only love is the son of the people she’s been taught to hate her whole
Romeo and Juliet, two young teenagers fall in love which leads to a tragic turn… but who or what is to blame? In shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, there are two feuding families that hate each other for a grudge that happened long ago in the land of Verona. Montague and Capulet- their hatred breaks any chance they have of peace which leads to constant war. Juliet, a capulet and Romeo, a montague fall in love but are doomed from the start, and the feud is to blame. If the feud had not taken place, the montagues and capulets cold have lived in peace and harmony.