Some people think that teaching Romeo and Juliet in the ninth grade is too hard or deep. Some people think that Romeo and Juliet is good to teach in the ninth grade to learn life lessons. My view on teaching Romeo and Juliet is good to teach in the 9th grade because it is a good coming of age story and helps learn about life.
Free will can cause teens to make both superior and poor decisions, but with factoring in other people’s actions to the situation it can lead to an unintended ending such as death. William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, written in 1597, is about two young “star-crossed lovers” who fall in love and are kept apart by their feuding families. After facing many difficulties they decide to kill themselves so they can be together. According to The Choice is Yours: The Fate of Free Will by Marcelo Gleiser, young teens’ free will can drive them to do unexpected things that affect both themselves, their families, and others around them. Some of Romeo and Juliet’s decisions are based on freedom of choice. Free will is part of making independent
In William Shakespeare’s play”Romeo and Juliet”, the one to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is Romeo. Out of all the characters that could have been responsible for their deaths, Romeo is the one to mostly blame because he accepted to go to the Capulets party to see Rosaline but sees Juliet, he listens to Juliet’s thoughts, and goes to buy poison from the Apothecary to kill himself.
Four hundred thousand deaths, six hundred thousand attempts, and two hundred thousand considerations in a single year. The seeming epidemic that is teen suicide plagues the minds of teachers, students, friends, neighbors, and parents. Despite this wide range of victims, teenage suicide most directly affects the parents of these children, who commonly feel an overwhelming sense of guilt due to their inability to help their children. However, to many it appears obvious that there are not many things parents can do to prevent suicide, for many reasons. Furthermore, William Shakespeare proves this with his tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” in which two teenagers take their lives. In other words, Shakespeare expertly portrays two young people battling
In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, there are many aspects of the play which are linked to the teenage brain and how it functions. The teenage brain does not work the same as it does in adults and therefore helps the plot of the play move along quickly. Many of the parts that function in the adolescent brain can be seen in almost every decision that Romeo and Juliet make. Many studies have been created to take a look at how the adolescent brain works. There are some key elements to the brain of adolescents that show why most teens make these impulsive and adventurous decisions. As shown in Romeo and Juliet, teens do things because some parts of the brain do not mature until later in life, teens want a taste of risk, and the chemical
Romeo and Juliet died at the end of Act 5 of the play. The death of the two lovers had several reasons and people that lead up to this moment. The people that were the most responsible for the the deaths are three members of Capulet family. With the father, mother, and nurse to Juliet all having an influence by being unsupportive, uncaring, and uptight, they are to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths.
In Romeo and Juliet, there are many people who are responsible for the fate of the two “star-crossed lovers”. Most of the blame has been faced towards the families forever lasting feud. However, some blame has also been give to Friar Lawrence and Lord and Lady Capulet. As a result of Romeo and Juliet’s death, Prince Escalus of Verona is asking who should be held accountable for these actions. Fate is the only thing that one could blame for this tragedy. says to Romeo, “These violent delights have violent ends”. This is foreshadowing both Romeo and Juliet’s death by saying that the heavens have given Romeo a blessing, but every delight must come to an end. As Friar Lawrence tries to help Juliet, he could come to make things worse instead of better. His plan has many complex situations that could lead to having a bigger problem. When Juliet is about to drink the vial
The question of who is most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet can be complicated. Almost everybody in the play can be blamed because everybody has pitched in a little. There are many characters in the play by William Shakespeare who wronged Romeo and Juliet. The characters that contributed the most to Romeo’s and Juliet’s deaths are Friar Laurence, Lord Capulet and Paris.
How strange is it if adults were acting as kids and kids were acting like adults? Ironically, this situation happens in the Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a sad and tragic story. Throughout the story, Juliet, one of the protagonists of the story, begins showing signs that she was coming of age. In the beginning of the story, Juliet is described as the only daughter of the Capulets and she always depended on the Nurse, her mother, and her father. This all changed after Juliet fell in love with Romeo. When she met Romeo, she starts to change her behavior and begins to mature. Juliet clearly comes of age throughout the story as she begins as a naïve youth, who struggles to overcome challenges and begins making mature decisions.
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’s love story. The author of Romeo and Juliet is William Shakespeare, he wrote a play about two teens that had fallen in love. These teens’ family’s had a feud so they had to hide there love for each other. Even though Romeo and Juliet committed suicide, their untimely deaths are ultimately caused by the fate and family feud.
Adults have great influence over the young impressionable minds of children, especially as parents or parental figures. It is their responsibility to help lead and guide them down a safe, successful path. However, many misuse this power, intentionally or not, causing more harm than good. In the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet’s lives are ended early due to the poor choices made by two adults they’d trusted: Friar Lawrence and Juliet’s father, Capulet. Romeo and Juliet’s tragic deaths are caused by the ignorance, leading to rash decisions, of Friar Lawrence, and the abuse of parental power and unrelenting demands for Juliet from Capulet. First of all, Friar Lawrence’s plan to help Juliet was dangerous
It’s no secret that young people are not very rational. They rush into things and often don’t consider the consequences of their actions. This isn’t their fault. It’s just their lack of experience in life. There are many examples of this in literature and television. One of the most famous plays in history, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, helps portray the idea that the impulsiveness of youth can have dire consequences.
“Maturity is not by age, but the acceptance of your responsibilities” (Unknown). In William Shakespeare 's, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo, who is a Montague and Juliet, who is a Capulet, met at a Capulet party. Romeo went to the party and met Juliet. They fell in love and got married the next day. Later that day, Romeo kills Juliet 's cousin, Tybalt. Tybalt killed Mercutio, a friend of Romeo, and Romeo was exiled. Then, Lord Capulet, Juliet 's father, decided she was going to marry County Paris, she freaks out and takes a potion which makes her seem dead for forty-two hours. Romeo hears of her “death” and buys a poison from the Apothecary and goes to the Capulet monument. Where he drinks the poison just as Juliet is waking, then
Everywhere, teenagers make impulsive decisions that either positively or negatively affect them. In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by playwright William Shakespeare, the main characters, Romeo and Juliet, are family foe’s that mistakenly fall in love. The unexpierienced, young couple tries to develop their secret relationship too fast, and the play ends after the lover’s traumatic suicides. In the play, the couple mentions how their relationship is “star-crossed” in that they are not fated to be together. However, these teenagers have been in many serious circumstances giving rise to their deaths and have overlooked the fact that their choices are what mainly determined their futures. Romeo and Juliet’s lack of recognizing
Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is considered to be his masterpiece; it is known all over the world and is perhaps the most famous play in history. The play tells the tragic story of two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who are trapped in a feud between their families. In the end, their actions lead to the deaths of six people including themselves. The key to understanding the actions of Romeo and Juliet is through science. By studying their behaviors, future similar teenage tragedies can be prevented.