Romeo and Juliet is a well-known play written by William Shakespeare. Even though it is famous for being a love story, Shakespeare demonstrates that rebellion is closely tied together either it through the characters: Juliet, Romeo and Tybalt. By defying their families, authority and society's expectations, they set in motion the events in this tragedy. Romeo’s rebellion against society's expectations and his own family, the Montagues, is because of his love. His love of Rosaline is his first demonstration of defiance.
Romeo and Juliet represents two families of similar social economic status and wealth but are in an interpersonal conflict between a flourishing love and a gory family feud. Juliet immensely changes during the course of the movie from a young girl to a mature young lady because she must deal with a forced marriage, abusive parents, and the banishment of Romeo. However, Romeo is a flat character focusing more on love than understanding the seriousness of the feud. When the two beloved children die, the dynamic changes as both families have empathy towards each other, therefore peace emerges from the tragic loss. Romeo and Juliet, the star-crossed lovers are very relatable and that is why we still read and watch his play four-hundred years
First of all, Romeo’s major flaw is his rashness towards certain aspects of life such as love, because one day he is in love with Rosaline, and the next day he is in love with Juliet. In “Act 1, Scene 2”, Romeo complains how life would be meaningless without Rosaline and that he will kill himself: “When the devout religion of mine eye Maintain such falsehood, then turn tears to fires; And these who, often drowned, could never die, Transparent heretics, be burnt for liars. One fairer than my love! the all-seeing sun Ne’er saw her match since first the world begun.” (Shakespeare 23).
Romeo is a romantic and is so in love with Juliet, but it somehow brings her a lot of trouble, and disappointment. Juliet is the type of person that sees the good in everyone, and everything. She thinks everything is beautiful in it’s own way, and there is no evil. Friar Laurence is a hypocritical man, that somewhat enjoys evil and what it has to offer. Romeo and Juliet brings many emotions to the readers and watchers of the play.
Romeo acts impulsively too many times throughout the play, and was punished for it almost every time. He did not learn from his mistakes, and this would eventually cost him his family and his life. If he had not acted impulsively throughout the story, he would still be living and he would be living happily with
Also Romeo and Juliet would not have had to come up with a plan to see each other if their families did not hate each other and their plan ends with both of them killing themselves just so they can be together. Finally throughout the story it all just kept pointing back to one major theme hate, if the families did not hate each other they would all still be alive and living happily ever after but because the two families hated each other everybody is dead and they have to live with the fact that their grudge against each other got their family
William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet, provides great foils for the main character, Romeo. Shakespeare includes many foils throughout his stories to make his character’s emotions, attitude, and characteristics more apparent. Romeo’s character traits, lovestruck, cowardness, and emotional are highlighted through his foils, best friend Mercutio, and enemy, Tybalt. Romeo’s foils help to make his character’s personality stronger and clear. One character trait that’s highlighted through Tybalt is Romeo’s complete awe and love for Juliet.
William Shakespeare is known for his tragic plays, which includes the highly talked about Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet follows two star crossed lovers who are forbidden to love one another, due to an ancient grudge between their families. The two families still have a strong hatred for each other due to stubbornness , which causes the love between Romeo and Juliet to be forbidden. This forbidden love between the two causes them to act impulsively and ultimately leads to their deaths. However, they are not to be held responsible for these impulsive actions, the obstinacy of the all the family members is.
Romeo is like most guys now because no matter how much their families don’t get along his still aspires to marry Juliet with or without her parents blessings. Most guys now do not ask for a blessing and honestly do not care if he’s hated by the family he will still go along and marry. Romeo is a good character that could relate to today’s audience. The character Romeo in the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the most realistic character because people can relate to the way he speaks and the things he says and does to Juliet. Romeo shows his love to Juliet in more ways than one.
These are the two main examples that we find as we read the play that show he is an impulsive person. This paper shows how Romeo meets all of the criteria to be a tragic hero and this gives examples of how he is a tragic hero. So, in conclusion, Romeo is a tragic hero h=because he is impulsive, immature, and finally, he is emotionally driven. These characteristics eventually lead to his destruction making him a tragic