Romeo thinks that his blurred sense of reality due to romanticism has let Mercutio die to Tybalt. Romeo furiously states, “[His] very friend, hath got this mortal hurt / In [his] behalf. [His] reputation stained / With Tybalt’s slander…” (III.1.115-117).
Both character Jack and Algernon reveals that their life is just full of lies and dishonesty what go against their morality. Gwendolen and Cecily seen marriage as a fantasy led by the triviality of a first name, demonstrating that they are in love with them in act I and ac II because of their name. This play gives the readers to known the real image about the upper-class in Britain during the Victoria Era, revealing that everything is not what it seems and they are ridiculous of what they are supposed to
During Elizabethan times,famous plays had various characters with different insights on the meaning of love.these characters had multiple traits, but were focused on the physical aspects and financial benefits instead of true intimacy. Shakespeare 's works of literature give readers an insight about how love was during the era. William Shakespeare gives his characters complex and unique personalities. In the play Romeo and Juliet williams shakespeare’s main male protagonist, romeo is characterized as being beauty oriented, impulsive, and bring romantic. First of all Romeo is a very self driven beauty-oriented person, for example,when romeo first sees Juliet, he states, ”did my heart love till now forswear it,sight/for one ne’er saw true beauty
Beware/ Of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, / Bear ’t that th ' opposèd may beware of thee./ Give every man thy ear but few thy voice" (Act I, Scene III, 60 -69). , depicting a more liberal character. The differentiated treatment which can be seen in the interaction between Polonius and his children allows the audience to understand the stereotypical views that have been instilled in society and how a women must act in order to be deemed 'pure ' or a 'good girl '. Another instance that depicts the differentiated treatment of men and women can be seen when looking at a dialogue between Hamlet and his mother.
shakespeare shows how macbeth and lady macbeth's characters pivot round the two-fold structure: lady macbeth exults in evil till the middle point of the play, and her husband is fearful of the damnable consequences. After the cold-hearted assassination of banquo these positions are reversed. the two-fold structure should not surprise us when we reflect upon the essential nature of this play: it is about good versus evil, and foul being fair. these oppositions and contrasts run through the whole
Romeo also mentions that Rosalina will die with beauitful, and her beauty will die with her. No matter how hard Romeo tried Rosalina wouldn’t get impressed. One of the personification found in Romeo and Juliet was If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down (Act 1, Scene 4, Page 2). Before going to crash at the Capulet’s party.
Fennel, a flowering plant species in the carrot family, is used to represent adultery and foolishness. Revealed in the first act of the play, the new King, Claudius, married the Queen, Gertrude, only days after King Hamlet’s death. Hamlet is torn apart by this, expressing anger and declaring their relationship “incestuous”. With this information, Ophelia would have gifted both Claudius and Gertrude fennel to represent the betrayal of Gertrude’s relationship with King Hamlet. Many scholars, including Linda Bamber, professor at Tufts University, argue that Gertrude was cheating on her husband with Claudius while he was still alive, and thus adultery can be used to describe both the new King and old Queen.
Melony Galicia Ms. Zongker AP English lll February 20, 2017 Driven by Jealousy In Othello, Shakespeare illustrates the dangers of jealousy through the belligerent actions of the characters. Jealousy can be incited by circumstantial proof, that can ruin lives. Shakespeare uses dramatic techniques to aid him in conveying his message.
William Shakespeare reveals Othello’s tragic flaw, irrational jealousy, as the plot builds to his downfall. Irrational jealousy begins when Iago tells Othello “why go to then! She that so young could give out such a seeming” (III, iii,207-208). Iago makes Othello jealous regarding the supposed affair between Cassio and Desdemona by constantly hinting about it to Othello. Throughout the play, Iago manipulates Othello’s insecure and jealous mind.
As stated before, the tone that Iago expresses repeatedly throughout Shakespeare’s Othello is malicious revenge. However, aside from his hatred, there is a slight emotion of obsession that he expresses in his soliloquy. For instance, Iago is persistent on ruining Othello’s life every hour of every day, so that he would feel the pain that Iago feels. He wants to “put the Moor / At least into a jealousy so strong / That judgement cannot cure.”
In Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, the love between Romeo and Juliet is the main feature of the play. While the love acts as the comic potential between the two characters, it is also the force that steers the star crossed lovers towards the tragic ending. One key factor that plays a role in the use love to steer the play towards tragedy is the theme of religion. Because religion plays an important role in the play by sacrilegiously using, sin as a metaphor for their first kiss, having Romeo abandon Rosaline, and Juliet for leave her fiance for Romeo, Romeo and Juliet's relationship is doomed to end in tragedy. One of the key representations of religion in Romeo and Juliet, is the character of Friar Lawrence.