Love is the number one reason for teen suicides. Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare shows reasons why this statement is true. The tragedy is set in Verona, where the descendants of feuding families fall in love. The love between Romeo and Juliet’s leads them to their deaths. Throughout the play Shakespeare presents through different characters that a person should not prioritize love over life.
“Romeo is banned from Verona, which leads to him to seek out some pretty bad advice and guidance from Friar Laurence.” (Shmoop.com). The news Romeo receives is that Juliet is dead and in the Capulet's tomb Romeo does not know abou the fact he is supposed to be at Juliet's side when she wakes. Romeo is not aware of Juliet and Friar Lawrence's plan with the potion so in turn he takes his own life thinking Juliet is really dead. When Juliet wakes she finds Romeo dead next to her, she takes Romeo's dagger and stabbed it into her chest killing herself.
At one point in the play, the Friar decides to turn a simple plan into something complicated that results in both Romeo and Juliet dying. When Juliet demands Friar give her a solution for her problem, he responds: “A thing like death to chide away this shame, / That cop’st with death himself to scape from it” (4.1.74-75). The friar could have taken the situation of Juliet wanting to die by telling her that death is not the solution and to talk with her parents and tell the truth. Instead, the Friar decided to take this simple situation and made it complicated by telling Juliet she needs to fake her own death. Then, when Romeo and the Nurse are concerned about Romeo and Juliet’s Marriage, the Friar thinks he can fix the situation by saying: “To blaze your marriage, reconcile your friends, / Beg pardon of the Prince, and call thee back” (3.3.151-152).
Romeo's Decisions in Romeo and Juliet Leads to Death Humans are able to make their own decisions and actions throughout their entire life. In the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo makes irresponsible actions and decisions holding him accountable for the heartbreaking end to the play. The protagonist of the play, Romeo, has dreams that give him messages. Romeo ignores the dreams and makes his own decisions, which leads to his death and also Mercutio's death. In addition, Romeo lets his emotions guide himself throughout the play, instead of thinking about the situations his emotions cause reckless actions to take place, which soon takes his life and Juliet's life.
(Act 3 Sc1 Pg 7) In this act Romeo is exiled and if caught he is sentenced to death. With Rome being banished Juliet falls into a depression like state where she would rather kill herself than be separated from Romeo (Romeo having the same feelings). Thus leading her to drink the vile to fake her death. Romeo who believes she is dead decides to take his own life.
In ‘Romeo and Juliet’ the Capulets and Montage's end their feud after the tragedy itself. “O brother Montague, give me thy hand” (Shakespeare 5.3 Page 13). Capulet has realized the harm and effects of the death of the ‘star-crossed lovers’ after losing his precious treasure he felt guilt due to all the cruel words he had said to Juliet. The feud is an important aspect of the book because it was the reason for all the deaths and secrecy. “Doth with their death bury their parents' strife.”
Angel Salazar Mr. Young English I Have you made a bad decision, then wondered what the opposite decision would be? In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, bad decisions are everywhere. These include the main characters getting married after knowing each other for less than a day, killing themselves, and letting lust run their lives. Nevertheless, even after all these bad decisions some still believe it was fate that led to this tragedy, because Romeo and Juliet would have never met if not for fate.
Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me. That I must love a loathed enemy.” this quotation explains that Juliet is forbidden to be in love with Romeo since He is a Montague. in Act II Romeo went to see Friar Lawrence about marriage.
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. When Romeo first met Juliet, he kissed her, which was a very impulsive idea
This is shown in Romeo and Juliet when Romeo screams to the stars, “I defy you stars!” (Shakespeare, 5.1.24) as a way to show how fate is messing with him. Since he believes now that Juliet is dead, he thinks that fate has made a fool of him. He wants to go against fate and his destiny to show his love for Juliet, which ultimately ends in both their deaths. Both these deaths were very quick decisions with very thought put in beforehand.
In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet there is a predetermined destiny set for both Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare begins his play with a sonnet foreshadowing the ending. In Act 1 Scene 1 Prince Escalus’s punishment is emphasized, implying that his scolding of the feuding families will be useful later. Romeo predicts his own downfall in a dream he has.
20% of criminals suffer from psychological damage. People who suffer from physiological problems are more likely to commit evils acts. These evil acts root from the environment they surround themselves with. This tragedy lead people to not have their own state of mind and hate crimes against Muslims dramatically increased. Being put in a psychologically damaging environment growing up can lead to the person performing evil actions.
In the play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, the tragic doom of the star-crossed lovers was a result of the society norms they had to uphold and by the bad supporting system around them. The cause of the deaths came as a result of pressure put on both Romeo and Juliet to please their culture ruled society and marry within there, families, society forced Romeo to and Juliet to believe that their love was an act of betrayal rather than the possibility of bonding two feuding families with the power of true love. Throughout the play the friar’s hasty plans where minor acts that lead towards the brutal end of Romeo and Juliet. Furthermore, the betrayal of trust by the nurse towards Juliet was a mistake that could have made Romeo and Juliet’s death avoidable. The death of Romeo and