Then she goes to Friar Laurence to ask for help and they make plan to fake her death before the wedding day. With the help of a few miscommunications multiple people die, including Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love by Romeo and Juliet disobeying their parents, committing suicide, and killing other people. One way that Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love is when Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents. Throughout The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents multiple times.
Meanwhile, Juliet’s father had made plans for her to marry Count Paris, upon her refusal, he threatened to turn her out. Juliet was faced with a horrible dilemma, to abandon her one true love or to face her father’s wrath and live out the rest of her days as a street urchin. In her plight, she turned to the friar that married Romeo and her, who devised a plan to allow them to stay together. He gave Juliet a potion that made her seem dead temporarily, she drank it and was laid in a tomb. Romeo found out about her supposed death before the friar could tell him of his scheme and rushed to her side.
This is shown when Juliet and Romeo ask the Friar to marry the couple. The Friar has complete knowledge that the two households have a strong hate against each other yet, he marries the couple in good intention in hopes to heal the hate bond between the households. This plan does not work out because, Romeo (Montague) kills Tybalt (Capulet) which provokes a marriage between Paris and Juliet and the banishment of Romeo. Juliet asks the Friar what she could do in order to cancel the marriage. The Friar comes up with a plan to fake her death to avoid the marriage and send a letter to Romeo to notify she was not dead.
He explains that the family feud would’ve been able to end if they were married, until Romeo was banished. “Prince: Where be these enemies? Capulet, Montague, see, what scourge is laid upon your hate, that Heaven finds means to kill your joys with love!” (Shakespeare V. iii. 295-298). After the prince confirms Friar Lawrence’s innocence he confronts Capulet and Montague about how this conflict between them has
Jealous, deceitful, and unfair are all words you would not use to describe the character Othello in the beginning of the William Shakespeare play of the same name. Othello is the story of the tragic hero who against all odds, becomes one of the top military leaders in all of Venice and marries a beautiful, white woman named Desdemona.He is intelligent, courageous, and very skilled in his field of battle. However, he manages to keep his friends close but his enemy closer because of naiveness and desire to become part of Venetian society. In the play, Iago pretends to have Othello’s back and give him advice while secretly plotting his revenge against the black, military leader. With the help of Iago, Othello becomes convinced that he is being
Love can cause people to sacrifice everything for the one they care most deeply for, sometimes the sacrifice even results in death. In Shakespeare’s Othello, Desdemona and Othello secretly get married, causing an uproar from her father, who threatens her death for her lying. However, their love prevails and they move to Othello’s new position, only to have a seed of doubt planted in Othello. A man tells Othello that Desdemona has been cheating on him with his second in command which is a lie, yet Othello falls for it. The lie slowly tears Othello apart and causes him to ruin his marriage.
He is often seen as lively and cheerful, as shown in the Capulet feast, but can also be brash and commanding. Lord Capulet’s plans for Juliet allowed her to take the potion from Friar Laurence which caused Romeo and kill himself. This was the most prominently revealed with his fight with Juliet. Promptly after Juliet and Romeo bid farewell because he is banished to Mantua, she weeps while her mother refers to her marriage to Count Paris, in which Juliet readily refuses. Then, Juliet’s father is notified of her daughter 's denial of Paris and launches into an outburst of anger where he
During Juliet’s conversation with Lady Capulet regarding the death of Tybalt, Capulet walks in to share news of Juliet's suitor, Paris. While Juliet appreciates the gesture of her father find a potential husband, she politely declines due to her relationship with Romeo. Capulet is outraged and disowns Juliet for apparent stubbornness, but Juliet attempts to justify her decision: “Proud can I never be of what I hate, but thankful even for hate that is meant love” (3.5.152-153). Juliet explains that she dreads the idea of Capulet arranging for Paris to marry her, secretly due to her complications with Romeo, but loves that same idea because she understands that her father’s intentions were only of care. 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.
He deludes Cassio into taking a drink which later leads him into a altercation with the guard, causing him to be fired as lieutenant. This gives Iago the edge because he has Othello enraged at Cassio which forms tension between Othello and Cassio. When Othello sees Cassio with his handkerchief Iago makes it out to be that Cassio has slept “With her, on her, what you will (iv.i. 34)”. As Iago has Othello 's trust, he manipulates him to accept that his wife, has slept with Cassio without examining the truth, leading to his downfall.