Harsh Disputes In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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The playwright “Romeo and Juliet” contains gang affiliations such as gang fights, harsh disputes and problems between the two houses, and to achieve what they desire no matter the cost. “Romeo and Juliet” contains gang fights because there are two houses; the capulets and montagues who always fight when they meet in a public place. Harsh disputes are involved in “Romeo and Juliet” because the families of both sides curse each other every chance they get and show no signs of trying to work together as one. The Capulets and the Montagues will do anything to get what they want, no matter the cost. These items is why “Romeo and Juliet” are connected to gangs and how you can see the similarities.
Gang fights can be found throughout “Romeo and Juliet” and shows the problems that gangs cause. The first gang fight broke out in the beginning of the play, they made a mess of the market and could have injured many civilians that were bystanders in the whole situation. It shows how much violence can be brought to the innocence even though they are not the ones it is directed to. Another gang fight broke out between Tybalt and Mercutio, where more violence was set. During this gang fight both the …show more content…

It begins because both Lord and Lady Capulet want Juliet to marry no other than Paris, which is terrible because everyone should be able to choose which person they want to be with. This relates to gangs because even if your best friend was on another gang, if your gang told you to kill them you would be forced to have to do because no matter what even if you said no to doing it, it would be done one way or another. Plus it would show that you have signs of being against your own gang and could have them angled towards killing you for betrayal against the gang. This is how the Capulets and Montagues would relate to gangs because of their drive to always get what they

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