Mr. Capulet also refuses his Lady’s wishes for him not to fight because he felt like he was too good not to fight. Romeo and Juliet were scared to tell anyone about their marriage because of this feud. It’s also the reason that Juliet had to fake her death when it came to marrying Paris. Mr. Capulet is the the reason why Romeo and Juliet died because he was too proud of his family and he kept the feud going
In the article “The Passion of Gatsby: Evocation of Jesus in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby”, by Thomas Dilworth, Gatsby’s love for Daisy and fear that Tom would hurt her, “motivates him to keep Daisy’s secret about her accidentally killing Myrtle Wilson” (Dilworth 119). Gatsby is so in love, he becomes blind to the truth, that Daisy doesn’t love him because if she truly loves him, she would have put up a fight on who takes the blame. Also caring for his safety and not her
One of the main themes in At the ‘Cadian Ball is forbidden love because Calixta and Alcée natural love each other, but they cannot be together. For example, the author writes, “There is Bobinôt looking for you. You are going to set poor Bobinôt crazy. You’ll marry him someday; hein, Calixta?” (431). Alcée asks Calixta about marrying Bobinôt because he knows that although he and Caixta have a natural love for each other, they cannot be together because of their societal standards.
Hamlet realizes this and says "O, most wicked speed, to post/ with such dexterity to incestuous sheets!" (1.2.161-132). Hamlet has a problem with his mother's sexuality. It's not that he's disgusted by Gertrude's marriage to Claudius, but the fact that he can't stand to think she is having sex. Although it is quite clear that Gertrude is weak and reliant on Claudius to make her happy, she does not realize how much it has affected Hamlet.
To begin with,"Pyramus and Thisbe" and Romeo and Juliet both had a hard time being in love because their parents didn 't approve or like the fact that their children wanted to marry a certain person. In Romeo and Juliet, both sides of the family didn 't want their child to marry outside the family. In the story of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo snuck out to talk to Juliet on her balcony. "They longed to marry, but their parents forbade"(947). The author expressing the parents didn 't approve of the person they want to married.
When Hamlet encounters Ophelia in the nunnery scene, she hands the letters back to him. He then tells her “You should not have believed me; for virtue cannot so inoculate our old stock but we shall relish for it: I loved you not.” meaning that he never loved Ophelia. Hamlet suspects that her father, Polonius, has something to do with this, so he asks her where is her father. Ophelia lies and tells him that he is at home, this makes Hamlet get more angry and tells her “Get thee to a nunnery, go: farewell. Or, if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool; for wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them.” He tells her this because he is angry at her for obeying her father's instructions as if she were still a little girl and he is aware of how controlling her father
Ophelia’s doubts of Hamlet’s love are planted when she is conversing with her brother, Laertes, and her father, Polonius. The two men in her family do not trust Hamlet and do not want Ophelia to marry Hamlet. This conflict results in Polonius and Laertes telling Ophelia that Hamlet does not care about her, he is only
Don John, the Prince’s brother, creates a plan to show Count Claudio that Hero is impure. Unlike the plan for Beatrice and Benedict, this plan is less complicated because Don John is only trying to help Claudio and not hurt him. Shakespeare uses this concept to show that men trust men but will not trust women. It also shows that men in this time period are willing to not marry someone due to their virginity and shame them. This shaming is shown in the wedding scene when Claudio says no to marrying Hero at the wedding and then goes on a rampage of anger destroying the wedding pews and mocking Hero in front of everyone.
Friar Lawrence's decision in marrying the two, young teenagers, Romeo and Juliet, wasn't fully intentioned for their happiness, but in hope that the Montagues and Capulets would end their feud and get along after centuries of fighting. Friar Lawrence never really put in the effort to make sure that Romeo Montague received the vital letter containing the plan the friar set up. Overall, don't let ancient grudges expand throughout generations and cause drastic
His decisions guide him down a heedless path and we see how it affects the other characters in the book as well. Because of Romeo’s impulsiveness, we see how impulsiveness affects his future, what it does to his family and his lover, Juliet, and finally revealing the final tragedy of the play. Romeo’s impulsiveness reveals how his love story ended up as a tragedy. He always acts without forethought, like when he first met Juliet in Act 1, Scene 5. All Romeo cared about was how he wanted to be with Juliet the rest of his life, and ignored the fact that conflicts may occur because she’s a Capulet.
In Scene 1 Act 2 she says “Let not thy mother lose her prayers, Hamlet; I pray thee stay with us; go not to Wittenberg" (1.2,18-19) she’s trying to protect Hamlet but not seeing that she’s actually hurting him. What made Hamlet mad was that she had married her uncle two months after his father’s death. Gertrude causes the main problem in Hamlet’s life and she does it by only thinking of herself. Hamlet is a young loyal man while the queen is nothing close to being loyal. Hamlet is loyal to his father and want revenges for his death by killing Claudius while Queen Gertrude is disloyal to Old Hamlet by marrying his