William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is filled with numerous irresponsible choices that determine the outcome of the play. Some choices barely affect the outcome of the play, while others are for what the play is known. Of these many pivotal choices, many are made by Romeo. Romeo’s personality and belief in fate are the main reasons for the careless decisions. The highlights of the rash choices are when Romeo kills Tybalt in a moment of rage and when he kills himself because of his true love’s
In the conclusion, after reading the play “Antigone”, I sympathize the story and result for Creon, and I think he is a tragic hero in the play. Even though, he gained his power through his heroism. He failed to see the example of King Oedipus, and used his stubbornness to make arbitrary decisions. As a result, he was punished by the gods, and lost his families. Although he had braveness to
The death of Romeo and Juliet is surrounded with a lot of controversy on who is to blame. Some speculate that Friar Lawrence or Lord Capulet is to blame. However, could it be the most unusual suspect in the entire story? Romeo’s best friend Mercutio. In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the children of two rival houses fall in love but were destined to die tragically from the beginning they met.
When Romeo came in to ask Friar to marry him the Friar says that Romeo saw him previously saying that he couldn’t live without Rosaline. Then he instantly thinks that marrying a Montague to a Capulet would end the feud. This decision affects most of the outcome in this play. “To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” Now the feuding families eventually stopped but only because Romeo and Juliet died. This was mainly because of the Friar.
There are numerous clues and small details that point to Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence being accountable for the Romeo and Juliet’s death. Lord Capulet forced his daughter into marrying Paris, though she strongly dissents the idea. After she finally “agrees”, He is so thrilled that he moves up the wedding, ruining the plan. Friar Laurence is guilty due to him coming up with a cumbersome plan and leaving Juliet alone, to save himself from the watch. In Conclusion, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence are responsible for the loss of Romeo and
A tragic hero is a character who has the potential to have heroic qualities, but their fate is a tragic downfall. Aristotle defined a tragic hero as “a person who must evoke a sense of pity and fear in the audience. He is considered a man of misfortune that comes to him through error of judgment”. Some tragic heroes in literature are John Proctor in The Crucible and Macbeth in the play Macbeth. It is possible for two characters to be labeled a tragic hero, but the audience can feel differently about them.
Thy drug is quick.Thus with a kiss, I die and when Juliet wakes up from the potion and finds Romeo dead, she says her last words before she joins him to ‘’This is sheath; there, rust, and let me die.It is evident from this scene that hate is shown to be stronger than love because hate is the reason Romeo and Juliet died.The hate that their families had agencies each other was the cause of their death.If hate wasn’t stronger than love Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have died.They wouldn't have to hide their relationship and marriage from their family. There are some people who argue that love is stronger than hate.This pain pieces of evidence would be in act two scene two when Romeo and Juliet stayed together even though their families hated each other.However, this argument simply is not valid because if love was stronger than hate Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have died.Their parents hate each other, family wouldn’t have made Romeo and Juliet have to go to all the trouble of keeping their love a secret and end up dying because of their family hate towards each
The first character trait a tragic hero must fulfill is to awake a feeling of pity and fear in the audience. This happens at the point where Hamlet is thinking about suicide were he gets an interesting character (Act 1 Scene 2 p.23, 25). Furthermore, Hamlet is tough, grief world and upset with his mother’s love life with her new husband Claudius. He also feels betrayed when his mother marries his fathers brother so soon after his father’s death and he says “she married. O, most wicked speed, to post/ With such dexterity to incestuous sheets!”.
The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.” Through the outcomes of both plays, the audience is able to receive some hard truths and be confronted with reality. In their respective ways, the two plays reveal truths about the human experience in the way that the plays are symbolic of very real human or societal problems. Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex, has a fateful plot with a tragic ending. His play follows the conventions of tragedy, implementing plot, character development,
In the tragedy, “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare, guilt is contributed throughout the play, sacrificing a feeling that haunts the conscience. The feeling of guilt can come from committing a crime, a faulty act, or even violation over someone. The criminal may have remorse in their sinful hands creating an awful grudge with their past. It can lead them to their horrific death of repeatedly seeing their hands, as a reminder of what they have done. ”Hands”, signify the important components of self and violence that rounds out an emphasis placed on choice throughout the play.
“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change” ( ). Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare; one of the greatest love stories ever written. The play of Romeo and Juliet is thought of the be one of the greatest love stories ever written, and that they were destined to be together. Fate and long-standing family feud is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet and all who were caught in the mix.
Death is a result. Whether it is from a fault of a person, a disease or an action, it is always a result of something. At the end of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet commit suicide and their are two people at fault for this. Juliet and her father Lord Capulet are to blame for the death of the two lovers because of the irrational decisions made by Lord Capulet and his daughter 's marriage, Juliet’s quick decision to use a fake poison that could have many different outcomes, and how Juliet relied too heavily on other people. Some ay say that their are more people who helped to lead up to the After the death of Tybalt, Juliet was changing her mind frequently about things including her marriage.