Newton's Third Law In Romeo And Juliet

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“One live with so many bad deeds on one’s conscience and some good deeds in one’s heart” - John Dewey. According to Newton’s third law for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Similar to Newton’s third law, in Romeo and Juliet many character’s positive actions create negative consequences. Many of the characters in Romeo and Juliet try to do things that make other people happy or better, but more times than not it turns out badly. One of the situations where good intentions ended up being bad was in the relationship of Lord Capulet and Juliet. Lord Capulet is trying to give Juliet a better life by forcing her to marry Paris. “Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither.” (Shakespeare 1110). Lord Capulet is trying his hardest…show more content…
“A mentor to both Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence constantly advises them to act with more caution and moderation, even though he doesn't wait too long before agreeing to marry off these two crazy kids.” (Shmoop.com). Friar’s attempt to make the main characters happy by marrying them, in the end, turned the story into a tragedy. Another very important relationship in the book is between the Nurse and Juliet. The Nurse tries to help Juliet by going to talk to Romeo about the upcoming wedding, instead she takes forever and makes Juliet very nervous. “The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse; in half an hours she promised to return.” (Shakespeare 1083). “Is three long hours; yet she is not come.” (Shakespeare 1083). While the Nurse meant well by helping talk to Romeo she ends up causing Juliet tons of stress in the process. The Nurse helps Juliet with Romeo at first, but when Romeo got banished she tells Juliet to completely forget Romeo and just marry Paris. “The Nurse tells her she should forget Romeo and marry Paris.” (Shmoop.com). The Nurse was originally was trying to good by helping her with Romeo, instead, she made Juliet more mad by saying she should just forget Romeo and marry
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