Conflicts Revealed In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Conflicts among families and friends Conflicts among families and friends are destructive and only demolish relationships and hurt innocent people. When hateful behavior is not only accepted, but encouraged in families it can only end tragically. In the classic Shakespearian play “Romeo and Juliet” the storyline predominantly revolves around a feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. Shakespeare emphasizes the effects of hatred between families through the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio, and Tybalt. The feud ends with numerous deaths including Romeo, Mercutio, Paris, Juliet, and Tybalt. Many of whom had nothing to do with the feud, but ended up in those situations because of the hate their parents instilled into their minds at such an early age. Of the many deaths in the play Mercutio’s was one of the most significant. His death occurred because he insisted on challenging Tybalt, who was looking for Romeo. Although his death may seem uneventful it is essential to the point that conflicts among families and friends only end tragically. Mercutio would have never challenged Tybalt if it weren’t for the hate that had been drilled into his mind. His whole life Mercutio had been taught to blindly…show more content…
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
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