Each and every day, people make sacrifices for their loved ones. Maybe they choose to get up earlier in order to do chores or miss an important meeting so that they would have time for each other. There is no greater example of sacrifices for loved ones than in Romeo and Juliet however, where Shakespeare explores two star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, who come from two families that have a deep hatred towards each other. The pair meet each other, secretly wed, and then in order to stay together, commit suicide out of despair and distress. Through Romeo and Juliet’s acts of defiance and sacrifice, Shakespeare proves that while hate has the power to destroy and kill, love is even more powerful as it has the power to transform.
They weren't just looking for escapism from their families, but also Juliet was seeking for a way to escape marrying Paris. When Romeo figures out who Juliet is he says to himself, “My life is in the hands of my enemy.”(1.5.118). This is stating that his life depends on Juliet his worst enemy, which is also kind of stating that this might be his way of escaping from the family brawls. Also Juliet talks about how she is in love with her worst rival. But even before Juliet knew it was Romeo she said, “If he’s married, I think I’ll die rather than marry anyone else.”(1.5.134-135).
Themes of Romeo and Juliet~The Force of Fate The two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, had a fate that they could not escape. The play Romeo and Juliet was written by William Shakespeare. This play is written about two main characters, Romeo and Juliet. Their families have been fighting with each other which makes it so much harder for them to have an open relationship with there parents knowing. After the plot has thickened the couple gets separated but are soon reunited, but not in the way they had hoped.
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.
Both romeo and juliet believed that they could not live without one another so when romeo mistakenly thought juliet died, he killed himself which led to the death of juliet. Throughout the story, the recurring problem of the rising tensions between the two families always makes things harder and harder for romeo and juliet. Both romeo and juliet hate being montagues and capulets, and it is very clear and easy to see this because it is shown during the story when Juliet says “Deny thy father and refuse thy name. Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.’’ (2.2.34-36). Juliet doesn’t know that romeo is there but she is talking to herself and is wishing that they didn’t half to do deal with the feud anymore so that way her and Romeo could be together.
The Prologue also shows the reader how hatred, violence and bloody conflict have affected the whole of Verona. What the two families just care about are their social identity and the name of the family, so they refuse the love affair between Romeo and Juliet because they think about how the society will view them. Although Juliet falls in love with Romeo without knowing his real identity, Juliet's love for Romeo recalls her family’s hatred for the Montague name. In this sense, Juliet's love works against her because the feud could not just die
“A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, / … / The fearful passage of their death-marked love / And the continuance of their parents’ rage, / Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove.” (the prologue). The prologue of Romeo and Juliet tells us Romeo and Juliet’s fate of this untimely death has already been decided at birth. However, Shakespeare includes different places where their destiny could have been turned around. A person’s fate is never already decided because it’s that individual’s choice to do whatever they choose to do. An examination of Romeo and Juliet reveals that a person’s fate is not decided at birth and can be changed based on their decisions.
Shakespeare displays the feud between the two families as an immense obstacle Romeo and Juliet have to bypass in order to achieve a lifetime of happiness and love. Support Even if their relationship is seen as impractical and impossible, Romeo continues to discreetly meet Juliet and marry her in secret, with the exception of Friar Lawrence and the Nurse. Romeo’s actions show how willing he is to go against the odds just so he can follow his heart and be with Juliet. Romeo goes against his family’s belief that the Capulets are his sworn enemies.
Romeo and Juliet’s decision to kiss and get married leads to the stress of having to hide their marriage from their families. Tybalt’s inflammable personality and Romeo’s passionate urge for revenge leads to the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt. Finally, Romeo and Juliet’s impulsive decisions to kill themselves lead to woe for both the Capulets and the Montagues. This tragedy demonstrates to the audience what could happen if they make quick and impulsive decisions. It teaches them to make careful and well thought out choices, as well as to not make decisions based on emotions.
In the beginning we saw Romeo in love with Rosaline and Shakespeare intentionally added that aspect of Romeos life in the beginning so we could see how easily he could “fall in love” with a new girl. This goes to show how we should not trust anything of what Romeo says he feels but Juliet falls on his every word because it is the better alternative to marrying Paris. Both Romeo and Juliet had acted impulsively with their feelings and selfishly with how they acted on them. They knew that their being together would be a hardship on themselves end others but they selfishly continued without thinking about the toll it would bring to the community. They planned to run away from the rest of the world and Juliet pretended to be dead only later for both of them to kill themselves.
The handicaps are given to the people in the short story to symbolize fear. The author states, “ every 20 seconds or so, the transmitter would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair Advantage of their brains” (1). The government does not want people like George and Harrison to overthrow the government. Throughout the story, Kurt Vonnegut portrays the handicaps as well, but actually there to scare people from overpowering the government. The handicaps symbolize fear if they display any of their powers such as speed, looks, and thinking they will be severely punished.
He also recognizes the values of the fear that can cause a society to cower under their government and to allow their government to be allowed free reign. V says in his speech, “Fear got the best of you, and in your panic you turned to the now high chancellor, Adam Sutler. He promised you order, he promised you peace, and all he demanded in return was your silent, obedient consent." The quote is saying that the citizens in the community are too scared to stand up to the government and the chancellor because of what they have seen the government do to their families or friends. His two main values he displays create a scene and speech that can honestly be considered
There were many people who had caused Romeo and Juliet’s death, but Friar Lawrence had caused most of the problems Friar Lawrence finds out about Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other, but does not tell the two families about this. If he had told the families, maybe Romeo and Juliet could have been able to date because both of the Lords are wise and might have consider letting them get married to end the feud. However, if the families disapproved of Romeo and
Information such as the 13th District (which supposedly “died” out during the war) and the people in the Capitol “living it well” is censored to the people to keep them from rebelling against the government. The government censored the information about the 13th District, which was the birthplace of the revolution that implemented the Hunger Games, because they don’t want another rebellion. Information about the Capitol is censored to the District people because they have as much wealth as the people in the Capitol does. The Capitol doesn’t have to give up children to the Hunger Games, which makes the games unfair. However, there is always someone who finds out that there is information being censored to the people.
She also would go to the court case, after her father deliberately told them to not go to town. Another thing she does constantly is not let her brother do things alone. Jem would want to go do things alone, but Scout would say “no, I 'm comin’ with you”. Scout is a vital part of to Kill a Mockingbird not only because she is the point of view, but the book would be boring without her even as a supporting role. She is this prominent because of her personality and assertiveness.