Essay On Emotions In Romeo And Juliet

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Too many emotions can cause disasters In the play “Romeo and Juliet”, a tragedy occurs because of an overwhelming amount of mixed emotions from all the main characters. This play proves that tragedy can strike when too many emotions are present. These emotions include anger, sadness, and love. All these emotions played a role to the tragedy at the end of the play where everyone ends up committing suicide. In the first 2 scenes of the play, Romeo is depicted as a depressed individual that lusts for a woman named “Rosaline”, even though he knows he cannot have her. “In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman”, and “That, when she dies, with beauty dies her store”(p19.1:199,211). He is trying to say that if she were to die he might as well die as well, and that he has an overwhelming sadness that cannot be cured unless he has Rosaline. His sadness also caused him to commit suicide at the end of the play because he thought Juliet was dead. These examples show how sadness can lead to serious problems, like suicide. Tybalt is portrayed as an arrogant individual and is never pleased with anything.. He is angry at everything to…show more content…
The prologue of the play explains how two star crossed lovers torn apart by the conflicts of their families. The emotion of love is what caused them all to pay the price of death. They loved each other to the point where one of them commits suicide after another because one thinks the other is dead. When Romeo thinks Juliet is dead so he commits suicide in front of her lifeless” body. When she wakes up and sees that Romeo is actually dead, she commits suicide too. When Romeo thinks Juliet is dead so he commits suicide in front of her lifeless” body. When she wakes up and sees that Romeo is actually dead, she commits suicide too. “See what scourge is laid upon your hate, The heaven finds means to kill your joys with love!” (P129
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