Fate is something that was destined to happen or occur . Romeo and Juliet is a play set in Verona, Italy over the course of four days .The capulets and montagues are feuding. Romeo is a montague and Juliet is a capulet these two children end up falling for eachother but realize they can never be together because of their families generational war. In the play Romeo and Juliet by shakespeare uses the literary device foreshadowing to shows that love cannot change fate.
In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet there is an abundance of figurative language. Shakespeare's most popular metaphor is the comparison of love and marriage to death. The use of figurative language reveals many themes.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two love-struck teens that eventually falls in love. They have to face obstacles just to find a way to be together and eventually have to secrednize their marriage. The characters Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Lord, Lady Capulet are primarily responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. They all have things they did that leads to Romeo and Juliet’s departness. Also, the decisions they made and the problems they caused such as ruining true love.
Have you ever wondered how life was like when schools were only for the privilege and Kings still ruled over cities. Well Romeo and Juliet tells of just that. In the story a man and a woman meet and instantly fall in love, but both of their families are in a fued which causes plenty of bloodshed and ultimately the death of the two lovers, now the question is who is to blame for the blood loss and tears shed for them?
At the end of act three Juliet found out Romeo was banned from Verona and she was grief stricken. Her parents then went back to the marriage to Paris,yet Juliet didn't love Paris, she was already engaged with Romeo. Juliet took the matters in her own hands and made it worse by going to friar Lawrence to seek advice. As Juliet talked to the Friar he gave her advice to drink a potion that he had made that will make her into a deathlike state that lasted for about two days, the instructions that he told Juliet was to go home and take the potion, parents or her nurse will notice and put her in their family tomb,finally when she awakes she will run off to Romeo and live happily. Juliet was worried for this idea and began to think over this process “How if, when I am laid into the tomb, I wake before the time Romeo come to redeem me?...” she started to show
The Cage by Ruth Minsky Sender is a story about a family who strives to survive. Riva Minska, a young girl who lives in the ghetto must take care of her own brothers and find a way to stay alive. She is selfless and noble towards others which paves a bright path in her future. On the other hand, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about a pair of starcrossed lovers who fall desperately in love. Romeo Montague is a young boy who lives in Verona. His actions lead himself and others to tragic results. Romeo’s impetuous and selfishness give Romeo a spot in the hall of shame, while Riva’s selflessness, compassion and optimism towards others lands her a spot into the hall of fame.
I could not catch what he whispered in his valet’s ear, but I did not have to wait very long to learn why was so cagey. Suddenly, raising his arms, in a high gesture, meant to get everyone’s attention, the Baron called on us to keep quiet, while he’d make an announcement. He waited, then, stubbornly, for his captive audience to remain silent, to finally speak.
Two fathers together, for the first time, wept for the deaths of their children as their grief-stricken faces shone in the dusty light inside the tomb. Pain seared equally through all hearts of the Capulets and Montagues, both distraught by the unexpected death of their beloved children. The star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, recklessly fall in love despite their families’ raging feud. The couple’s newlywed lustful attitudes get them both, and many others, wistfully killed in William Shakespeare's incredible 16th century play, Romeo and Juliet. Due to the brilliant script of the play many question who is truly to blame for these abominable deaths. I believe that the human brain, their passionate love, and irresponsible
Juliet 's apparent death reveals the reactions and true emotions that her parents, The nurse and Paris felt towards her. Act 4 scene 5 starts with a humorous and eager tone but suddenly switches to a more sorrowful and sad tone as soon as the nurse discovers Juliet’s pale dead body.They were shocked and upset because it meant to be juliet 's wedding night. Their attitude and reaction shows us the importance of Juliet in their lives.Their relationships with Juliet in the past have an impact on the way they reacted.
In William Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the use of multiple literary devices makes the play interesting. Dramatic irony, which is when the audience knows more than the characters, occurs numerous times throughout the play and grabs the attention of the audience. Soliloquies, which are lengthy speeches by a character to project their thoughts and emotions to the audience, this allows the audience to be more attentive. Allusions are references by characters to well-known places, events from myths or other literature that cause the audience to be absorbed into the play. After reading this marvelous play, it is obvious that Shakespeare uses dramatic irony, allusions, and soliloquies all written in blank verse to grasp the undivided attention of the audience.
“ There was never story more full of misery than this tale of Romeo and Juliet” This tear-jerking love story is known for its, tragic and devastating ending. The long going feud between the houses, keeping the lovers apart, causing the story to fall into a downward spiral that led to Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. All this misfortune led to Romeo drinking the vial of poison, and Juliet piercing her skin with his dagger just to follow her beloved. The death of the two star-crossed lovers is often mistaken for a choice that they made on their own. Even though Romeo and Juliet took their lives on their own will, fate and the long lasting family feud is to blame for the tragic death of the two star-crossed lovers.
In Shakespeare 's Romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, show they are in love in many ways, such as the fact that they are willing to die for each other. Romeo demonstrates part of this willingness when he says, “Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight. Let’s see for means. O mischief, thou art swift to enter the thoughts of desperate men!” (5.1.36-38). As a result of saying this, Romeo shows us that he is looking for a way to die in order to join Juliet in death, even though the audience is shown she is not really dead. By looking for a way to die, Romeo proves that Juliet is his one true love because Romeo chose death over not seeing Juliet ever again. Death cannot be undone and Romeo knew this, but he would rather lie next to Juliet forever than never lie next to her again. Since Romeo chose death
It is a controversial topic whether youth is capable of handling a mature love. Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare by 1595, epitomizes this common topic. The main characters of the play are two teenagers who fall in love at the first sight, however, the hatred between the families of the two leads to their death in the end. In the adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet in 1996, Romeo and Juliet are portrayed more mature than in that of Baz Luhrmann in 1968. This can be evident in three aspects: the styles of the acting of the actors, the reaction of Juliet after learning about the death of Tybalt, and the setting of certain scenes.