The play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, is a story of love and hate between the Capulet and Montague families. In the prologue, Shakespeare introduces this idea by saying, “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, whose misadventured piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents' strife,” (Prologue 4-7). For decades, the two households have lived in conflict. Not only do they fill the innocent minds of their children with hate, but destroy the happiness and peace of Verona with constant fighting in the streets. The children of these families are blinded by their ancestors dispute; they are unable to form their own opinion of their neighbors until, despite their blood, Romeo
The movie Romeo and Juliet, directed by Baz Luhrmann was originally written as a play by William Shakespeare in 1597. A major turning point in the film is when romeo 's friend mercutio is stabbed by Juliet 's cousin Tybalt. Leading up to this scene is the scene where tybalt notices that romeo (whose family the Capulets have been fighting with Tybalt 's family the Benvolio 's.) has crashed his party. Tybalt is enraged by this and so the next day he goes down to the beach to pick a fight with romeo. The scene begins with mercutio and a group of friends talking on the beach, the benvolio 's then pull up in their car and begin to slowly walk towards mercutio and his friends.
Preciado 1 Lizeth Preciado Deborah Sidler Pre AP English 9: 2A February 18th, 2018 From the moment children are born, their actions begin to have an exponential effect on the lives of those around them. No action is free of consequences, and the decisions made throughout an individuals life can make or break the following course of events.
Throughout Romeo and Juliet the theme of conflict is imparted in many forms, mostly through physical violence; a reflection of the Renaissance era in which there was political turmoil and a copious amount of European nations were at war. Shakespeare chose to dramatise the theme of conflict to showcase the ideology that conflict is inevitable and represent how “there can never be the good without the bad” (Hipponensi).Shakespeare successfully does so by exploring the theme of conflict in different forms; violence versus peace, parent versus child, sacred versus profane and inner conflict. The use of conflict in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a vital aspect of the play and as with each conflict that is introduced drama is heightened. The theme of conflict
Juliet is responsible the tragedy within the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. As a thirteen year-old, Juliet is overprotected by the Capulets which leads to her love with Romeo. However, her effort to not inform the Capulets about her love nor marriage due to the feud between the two families stimulated tremendous amounts of unnecessary conflicts. Neither Paris nor Lord Capulet know about the hidden marriage as they plan for the wedding on Thursday. In Excerpt Three, Paris states, “ Now , sir, her father counts it dangerous That she do give her sorrow so much sway, And in his wisdom hastes our marriage,” (4.1.9-10).
Blame is a coping skill that places responsibility on someone or something for a wrong and makes yourself better by shifting the attention. There are two reasons for people to resort to blame, to either evade the question, or rather get out of trouble, or to control the amount of damage that can occur. Blame is a large factor in Romeo and Juliet, as it creates multiple conflicts in the story, as well as making it hard to perceive the truth. The largest factors to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths is Tybalt and Friar Lawrence.
It is evident that the Officer’s actions were unimportant to the plot and they did not further the dispute between the Capulets and the Montagues, unlike Tybalt’s actions which led directly to violence. Anger is a dangerous emotion that often creates difficult situations for all parties involved in the conflict. The tense feeling of anger can easily spiral out of control, frequently forming an inevitable snowball of rage, that becomes nearly impossible to reverse. Once a feeling of profound fury is reached, the emotion generally does not go away for a very long time. A strong hatred between two families, the Capulets and the Montagues, had a great deal of impact on the families for countless years.
Benvolio: My dear cousin, you have to get out of town! If the Prince were to find you, he would be sure to kill you. It 's not safe here anymore.
In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates tension in the play between characters throughout the scenes. It creates feelings of anxiety and excitement for the audience. Shakespeare structures the play starting of peacefully and then gradually the problems and the tension increases dramatically. In act 3 scene 5 as Lady Capulet is calling for Juliet, Shakespeare creates tension making the audience feel scared, because they don 't want Lady Capulet to find out about Juliet’s marriage.
Benvolio and Mercutio are talking. Tybalt shows up mad and starts to talk to the two men. When Tybalt sees Romeo, he tries to fight him. Romeo does not want to fight though. Mercutio steps up and fights Tybalt and gets killed.