These two instances show how complex a character Romeo is and this shows how people in the real world can be similar to him by being complex and difficult to understand. Towards the beginning of the play, Romeo is distraught over the fact that he had lost his lover Rosaline, and thinks that there is no one better than her. He states, “To call hers, exquisite, in question more… Show [him] a mistress that is passing
William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, is a tragic love story of two teenagers, Romeo and Juliet. Their relationship is made complicated by the fact that they yield from feuding households, the Montagues and Capulets. After falling in love instantly, Romeo and Juliet are forced to marry secretly in order to avoid further escalating their families’ conflict. As teenagers, Romeo and Juliet seek the guidance of an elder, Friar Lawrence. Unfortunately, as a result of poor guidance on Friar Lawrence’s part, the play results in the deaths of the main characters.
Unlike the mentors in Romeo and Juliet, good mentors “[teach] the mentee to develop their own strengths, beliefs, and personal attributes”(Loretto). Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, had a shocking turn of events that were led by the decisions of the mentors. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet’s parents are in an ancient grudge with each other, so Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers. Some events of fate and the tragic flaws of the characters lead to the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. While some may argue that Romeo and Juliet’s personalities are responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, it is actually the mentors’ fault because of the encouraged marriage, the complicated plan, and thoughtless consequences.
Some may say that he is a strong, independent man, who fights internal conflicts and his fears all in the name of love, while others say he’s a cowardly crybaby who makes absurd decisions resulting in tragedy among families. Romeo’s first appearance in the play is him sulking over his non-existent love life as he is in love with a girl named Rosaline, who is the entity of Romeo’s unrequited love. Romeo’s cousin Benvolio and Romeo’s close friend Mercutio act as Romeo’s
Society back then, and today, should slow down and enjoy the present, rather than rushing forward. In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet and Romeo got married the day after they met. Though it was common in that era to marry quickly, they still should have taken the time to get to know each other. They barely knew one another, yet proceeded with their forbidden love. In addition to getting married immediately, they also deceived their parents.
In India they do arranged marriages and surprisingly the teens does not mind being set up for the marriages. The reason these teens don’t mind being set in arranged marriages is because they don’t have to worry about the struggle of a relationship. Many young teens in India look at marrying a person they don’t know gives them a lifetime to learn and love them. These marriages are not based on feelings, but commitment. In the text Sabatina was forced to go with the arranged marriage in which she didn’t want to do but since it was her family’s tradition she had to do it but she ran away.
Iago’s powerfully disruptive insinuations torment Othello to fall precipitously into his intricate trap, believing in the prospect of Cassio and Desdemona’s fictitious affair. Through the use of linguistic techniques such as elliptical speech, subservient vocative choices and a hesitant tone, Iago is able to construct artful innuendoes to deceive and manipulate Othello. Supplementary to linguistic techniques, dramatic techniques such as dramatic irony reinforces Iago’s role as a two-faced villain, who is making a pretence of being Othello’s loyal ensign. Eventually, Iago’s villainy nature sows a seed of doubt in Othello that germinates into the murder of Desdemona. Through the characterisation of Iago as a notorious villain, Shakespeare is able to hold Iago’s actions accountable for the play’s tragic downfall, establishing a sense of powerlessness amongst the
When you say your going to do something, you better do it. Words may indeed lie, but actions always tell the truth. In Shakespeare’s play Hamlet the protagonist Hamlet goes through numerous tragedies that cause him depression. His father dies, and his mother marries his uncle. This stress put on him is what essentially created his tragic flaw.
That 's over for the evening”, Frederic replies, “But I do love you", and Catherine admits, “Please let 's not lie when we don 't have to" (27). Even from the start of their relationship, it is clear that it is not her intention to fall in love. Catherine has lost her fiancé and now struggles with being alone throughout the war. She desperately needs someone to distract from her pain, which is why she rushes Frederic to say he loves her. Although many readers may challenge this idea by saying that they are both playing a game in the
Jaco’Bee Campbell Ms.Thornton English 3H-0 18 September 2015 The Madness of Loving in the Past Finding love is hard but, once an individual finds love and then loses that special person the conflict is inevitable because the moments and memories were unforgettable. Although a person may convince himself that he is over his feelings, it is easy to drive himself crazy over something that should've been left behind. In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays the main character Jay Gatsby as a person that is obsessed with his past which leads him to madness. Gatsby is hopeful that he can repeat the past but fix some of the things that went wrong, by doing things that will grasp Daisy’s attention such as having excessive parties in the hopes that she will come. Gatsby wants to relive the past by getting back with Ddaisy and being with her forever as they planned before he went to fight in WWI.