Tybalt is adamant that Romeo be punished for trespassing and will not “endure him” (1.4.189). This foreshadows the difficulty Romeo and Juliet will have due to their opposing families and the pain they will go through to be together. Much to Tybalt’s shock, Capulet thinks of Romeo as a “portly gentleman” (1.4.179) and reminds his nephew that “Verona brags of him” (1.4.180). This reveals Capulet’s respect of Verona and shows he is thinking of the repercussions on his head of house position. Capulet’s positivity gives hope to the readers, Shakespeare is encouraging us to think that Juliet’s father will allow her to be with Romeo, as Capulet permitted him to remain at the party.
Romeo is impulsive, not only when he kisses Juliet, but also when he talks to Tybalt “Tybalt, the reason that I have to love the doth much excuse the appertaining rage” (Shakespeare 865). Here Romeo tells Tybalt, that he loves him. Romeo does this with no thought about their last names, he is so in love with Tybalt’s cousin that all of a sudden he forgets about the two family’s bad blood. Friar warns Romeos about rushing into a relationship “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast” (Shakespeare 847).
immediately falls for Roxanne, but firmly believes that Roxanne will not view him more than a good friend, due to his huge nose which he feels insecure about. Roxanne shows interest in Chris the newly hired handsome fireman under the impression that he is secretly brilliant. Unknown to Roxanne that Chris is unable to interacting with women so he avoids talking to Roxanne in order to not make a fool of himself. Frustrated she asks
She did not have much hope left anyways for her life because she annoyed the misfit with her ugly and selfish ways. In another quote the grandmother implies that the misfit is a good man by stating, "Yes it's a beautiful day," said the grandmother. "Listen, " she said, "You shouldn't call yourself the misfit because I know you're a good man at heart. I can just look at you and tell" (421). The grandmother doesn't know the misfit from Adam, yet she already gave him a persona that he has to match.
Whether the Friar realizes it or not, he has just done something terrible that only strengthens the bond of these two lovers. This leads to several deaths along the way. This bond between Romeo and Juliet, fortified by Friar Lawrence and his hubris, causes a serious issue when Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, challenges Romeo to a duel. Romeo refuses to fight as they are now family by marriage and says, “… But love thee better than thou
Her beauty is what fires the “pistol shot” that makes Armand fall so quickly in love with her. He was taken aback by her beauty that he took no care of name, status, or reputation. It is easy for him to look into the eyes of the girl he loves and throw traditional societal values away, but impossible for him to do the same for his own child. While Desiree may lack high social status of her own, with his last name she is automatically given respect within the community. The child, on the other hand, no matter what the last name, will never be able to blend in or be accepted within their society.
Juliet is able to be empathetic to her father’s temporary anger since she knew it is only a result of his deep love and support. Tybalt is shown to display signs of infuriation due to love when he discovers Romeo at a Capulet party. Capulet is hosting a gigantic party for anyone who is not a Montague, and plans to organize a fun experience for all. Tybalt, the nephew of Capulet, is not so pleased when he discovers Romeo, a Montague, has snuck into the party. He immediately wants to fight Romeo for disrespecting his family, but his uncle, Capulet, resists since he knows Romeo is respectable and he does not want to ruin the mood of the party.
In Meller and McGee’s book they state that instead of supporting the conspiracy, the “assassination did help Caesar’s reputation” (Meller and McGee 78). The commoners loved Julius Caesar more than ever because they did not agree with the justifications that were given to them during Julius Caesar’s funeral. The conspirators never took in consideration
The marriage of Romeo and Juliet, overseen by Friar Lawrence, was the first of many mistakes Friar made. He married Romeo and Juliet for all the wrong reasons. When Romeo first came to Friar and told him that he had found someone else to love, Friar did not think that they should be together. He immediately scolded Romeo for getting over Rosaline to quickly and said that Romeo only loved Juliet for her beauty. “Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here!
Claudius tries and fails to pray for forgiveness, but Hamlet mistakes this for repentance. Because of this, he decides to "trip him that his heels ay kick at heaven" and delays in killing him. Unfortunately for him, his uncle is not truly remorseful for his sins, saying "My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go". The king is deceptive without even trying, it is second nature to him.
Similar to him, I despise it when something is unfair to me, but if I am not the one being inconvenienced, I find it not worth it to resist power. The first time I read through this part of the book, I admired Bernard for rising above the dystopian world; he was the first character that was aware of the flaws in the conditioned society. Unfortunately, this realization didn’t last long. We see by the end that Bernard exploits John for the fame and attention, meaning that he has not learned to resist power, but played it to his advantage. I don’t believe that I outwardly resist very often, rather I play by the option that most benefits me in the present