In William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet has proven to be more loyal to Romeo than her family due to the numerous instances in which she has chosen to act more for her husband than her mother and father. As the Montague and Capulet families have an ongoing feud, and Romeo and Juliet belong to opposite sides, it is inevitable that Juliet will have to choose between her family and husband at some point. Thus, when a situation such as this one occurs, her loyalty has proven to be more towards Romeo than her parents. To begin, one instance in which Juliet shows her loyalty to Romeo is when her parents want her to marry Count Paris, but she defies them and marries Romeo instead. She blatantly goes against their wishes and stays loyal to Romeo.
Tybalt’s presence threatened the loss of Juliet in Romeo’s life, which changed him to be more aggressive in his maneuvers and ultimately resulted in Tybalt’s death. Romeo’s banishment from Verona caused Juliet to change into a woman of action. She went from being a passive follower of fate to being someone who takes fate into her own hands and tries to change it. The loss of both Romeo and Juliet caused the two feuding families to change their ways of hatred to ways of love. Loss changes and molds people in many different ways.
Romeo and Juliet’s poor decision-making skills cause them to put themselves into dangerous situations. In addition, Romeo and Juliet’s difficulties in reacting to their emotions results in them desiring to be put into dangerous situations. Finally, Romeo and Juliet’s difficulties in accessing the risks and consequences of situations cause them to blindly put themselves in harm’s way. These problems are all the result of their immature teenage brains. An awareness of the faults of the human brain enhance Romeo and Juliet by giving readers an understanding of why both Romeo and Juliet behave so irrationally and immaturely.
The Power of Contrast in Literature Juxtaposition is defined as a side by side contrast. Shakespeare uses this literary device throughout many of his works to demonstrate the intricacies of his characters. He uses juxtaposition in Romeo and Juliet to show the chararcters’ complexity and inner conflict. Juliet is a perplexing character because her feelings for Romeo go from being clear to vague.
Romeo falls in love with the beauty of women and doesn 't even get a chance to get to know them. While Juliet doesn 't want to be married, for fear that her marriage will be like her parents, where there 's no love expect for their child. So Romeo and Juliet aren 't model citizens and have their flaws and they both seem to leap before looking. Both Romeo and Juliet seem to act hast in their desertions, which,
William Shakespeare once said, “Death is a fearful thing”. This does not relate to the play Romeo and Juliet because they are willing to take risks that jeopardize their life. Juliet and Romeo are fine with taking their lives for each other because they are willing to do anything for each other. In the play, Romeo and Juliet are in love, but they have problems with their families having a feud with one another. They try to overcome their families hating each other, however, they cannot overcome it and eventually they die because of the feud.
Many people think the story of Romeo and Juliet is just a lovey, dovey, romantic play, but what they don’t know is that it is filled with violence, darkness, and guilt. Throughout the play, rules are broken, many secrets are kept, and the lives of loved ones are taken. We all know that this story ends in the death of two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, but how did this happen? Romeo’s tragic downfall was caused by his mistake of getting in between Tybalt and Mercutio’s argument. Romeo’s tragic mistake begins with him arriving to the scene, finding his best friend Mercutio arguing with a Capulet, Tybalt.
Explain the doubts and fears Juliet expresses even as she realizes that Romeo loves her. Analyze how these doubts/fears create a better understanding of Juliet’s character. Support your ideas with text evidence. As Juliet realizes that Romeo loves her in the balcony scene, she reveals doubts she has about their love.
If the story were lacking this strong female part, there is a chance Romeo and Juliet would not have made their marriage successful at all, as she often delivers messages back and forth between the “star-crossed lovers” when they are unable to themselves as well. The third, final, and feasibly most important part dramatically in “Romeo and Juliet” is found in the title, Juliet herself. She is referred to as Romeo’s “bright angel” in his own words, during the balcony scene and provides an essential character for this tragic script. Moreover, Juliet is willing to give up her family and her life, though these actions are considered hasty by many readers and characters alike, to be with Romeo. In summary, the female characters in the play “Romeo and Juliet” have a more dramatic impact because of the roles they play- Rosaline essentially drives Romeo to Juliet, Juliet’s Nurse insures the success (no matter how short) of Romeo and Juliet’s marriage, and one of the main characters, Juliet herself, is
Narrative “Movies are a combination of art and science” (Syd Field, 2005, page2) without the correct science behind art, art is just an idea. When looking at films its quite clear that there is a huge amount of structure behind it and even when looking at art in general you can perceive what the artist saw before actually creating the art work. In story telling the script writer/author has a picture of the end product before its written Narrative usually intertwines with actions or events that affect us as humans. In our term project ‘Romeo and Juliet..and Chante’ the events in the story affects Juliet as a person which the narrative is ultimately based on, her emotions, her actions and how the incidents in the story affect her as a whole. The term
In Act 1 scene 4 of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare heavily addresses the motifs of light and dark “Some consequence yet hanging in the stars… with this night’s revels, and expire the term,” (1.4.114&116). Stars literally and figuratively represent light. Figuratively they represent the “star-crossed” or fated love of Romeo and Juliet. Which leads to “some consequence” and “expire the term” meaning the death of the two teens. Both express figurative darkness regarding the figurative light perpetrated by their great love.