Examples Of Selfish Quotes Between Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet’s Juliet: How Being a Wealthy Teenage Girl Leads to a Reckless Lifestyle In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet’s identity affects the actions and decisions she makes. Juliet is one of the members of the Capulet family which naturally makes her wealthy, even though she is only a young, teenage girl. These elements cause Juliet to make multiple rash decisions including marrying Romeo, sneaking behind her families’ back, and also faking her own death. These decisions lead to an identity of reckless created for Juliet and also setting other actions, or consequences, in place. To being with, Juliet is associated with the Capulet family. In the text, Lady Capulet asks the Nurse, “Nurse, where’s my daughter? Call her forth to me” (Rom.1.3.1). This quote proves that Juliet, who Lady Capulet was asking about, is the daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet. Being part of the Capulet family, Juliet was not supposed to …show more content…

One example of this is when Romeo and Juliet snuck to Friar Lawrence’s to get married. While at his cell, Friar Lawrence stated, “Till Holy Church incorporate two in one” (Rom. 2.6.37). In this quote, Friar Lawrence was planning to marry Romeo and Juliet on behalf of the church. Juliet’s decision to secretly marry Romeo was affected by her family affiliation because the family feud between the Capulets and Montagues makes it forbidden for Romeo and Juliet to see each other let alone get married. The forbidden relationship is what causes Juliet to go behind her father’s back. Since Juliet decided to get involved with Romeo, this led to a lot of sneaking around with the

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