When Romeo fell in love with Juliet he had no idea what her name was. He was blinded by her beautiful looks that he missed the important fact that she was a Capulet. Romeo does not even learn who she is until it’s too late. He learns the name of Juliet Capulet after they have fallen for one another and kissed not once but twice. Romeo asks a question about the way he feels “Did my heart love till now?” (Shakespeare 826).
When someone takes their own life there must be a reason, right? In Romeo and Juliet, a famous tragedy written by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet fall deeply in love with one another, even though their families have been sworn enemies for ages. While everything seems to be going alright at the beginning of the play, at the end of the play both, Romeo and Juliet, end up killing themselves. Even though Romeo and Juliet took their own lives, their deaths are ultimately caused by Friar Lawrence, because his small actions, at the time, had a huge impact on the lives of Romeo and Juliet. The marriage of Romeo and Juliet, overseen by Friar Lawrence, was the first of many mistakes Friar made.
Friar Lawrence gains awareness of this as he says this to Romeo the moment he informs Friar about this new Juliet: “Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here! Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear, so soon forsaken? Young men’s love the lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes” (2.3.69-72). As can be seen, Friar realizes how Romeo had had such a rapid change. His beloved Rosaline, which he could not make absent in his mind, has suddenly vanished from existence the moment Romeo gets a glimpse of the pretty face of Juliet.
Are Romeo’s and Juliet 's death is because of their free will or of their fate? Romeo and Juliet by the famous William Shakespeare is a tragic and romantic play that teaches us about how the characters interact to one another knowing that they can 't be together. Romeo is a high social class from the Montagues family and her lovely Juliet is from the Capulet family. Since there is a hate between these families, they live in two different cities making their love much more difficult. As Romeo and Juliet meet at the beginning of the play both characters had never felt the love they felt as of that moment.
Their relationship’s fast pace is obvious since they never met before the Capulet party and the whole play ended in four days. The idea of love at first sight could be debated as well because fate and soul mates are something some people don’t believe in. It is also believed that loving someone at first glance is based on appearances since you don’t know anything about them besides their looks and is not genuine love. Infatuation can be easily mistaken as love since it is an intense, but short lived need for each other. Romeo and Juliet fell in “love” at the party, declare their undenying love on the same night, get married the next day, and are having sex on their fourth day since knowing each other.
In addition, when Romeo asks the nurse who Juliet is and it is revealed she is a Capulet, Romeo’s family’s enemy, he acts as if his life is over despite having just met her. When the nurse informs Romeo that Juliet’s mother is Lady Capulet, Romeo says to himself, “Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.” (1.5). Romeo acts as if his life is over when he finds out that he will never be allowed to be with Juliet, despite the fact that he doesn’t know her and was only in her presence for a few minutes, thus proving his shallowness.
[Tybalt under, Romeo's arm thrusts Mercutio in, and flies]” (Shakespeare 63). If Romeo tells Tybalt that him and Juliet's relationship, then Mercutio might have not died. “I think it best you married the county. O’ he's a lovely gentleman” (Shakespeare 88). Juliet could have told the nurse about her and Romeo's relationship.
He then performs the marriage of Romeo and Juliet and even fabricates a foolish plan to keep them together when Juliet is forced to marry Paris. He also leaves Juliet alone in the tomb after she awakens to find her beloved Romeo dead. Friar Lawrence is a moral man, but his hubris leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo considers the Friar someone he can confide in, and he tells the Friar of his newfound love for Juliet. The Friar’s excessive pride allows him to agree to wed Romeo and Juliet, hoping he can bring the Montagues and Capulets together, though these families hatred spans generations.
With this quote, the teenage brain makes choices with consequences, look for new sensations, and seek out social and emotional information. During the second scene of Act II, Romeo and Juliet make the decision to marry each other hours after meeting at the Capulet party. Romeo seeks out Friar Lawrence to ask, “but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us today” (Shakespeare 410). Here Romeo is asking Friar Lawrence to marry them that same day, even though he and Juliet met the night before. Both the audience and Friar Lawrence are surprised by this, as only twenty four hours earlier Romeo was in love with Rosaline and depressed that she did not love him back.
“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” (Shakespeare 2.3.101). In the beginning he said not to rush into a relationship, but then he willingly marries the two even though they went really fast. Even though he said to go slow he still married them. Friar Lawrence is also the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he didn’t tell others what was going on. He could have told Romeo’s parents that Romeo was in love or even married to Juliet.