Romeo And Juliet Attitude Analysis

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William Shakespeare once said, “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.” Young love in the 18th century is still the same as it is now. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a relevant work for a person in modern times due to its mimicry of attitudes, impulsive actions and pride of young love today.
Juliet 's attitude is those of modern times. She talks herself out of a tough situation by diversion. Even though Juliet does not want to marry she says “Where I have learned me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you and your behests, and am enjoined By holy Lawrence to fall prostrate here To beg your pardon. (falls to her knees) Pardon, I beseech you! Henceforward I am ever ruled by you”(1098 Shakespeare.) Word play like this and an important part of deceiving is the right attitude. Teens in modern times deceive by having an equivocal attitude, meaning their attitude is open to more than one interpretation. Juliet had to do the same thing to hide her love for Romeo and to hide her plans to fake her death.
The second example of relevance of modern times today is making impulsive actions. All of the actions were very impulsive and not thought through. This can be seen in the quote “Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. …show more content…

Finally, present day teens and Romeo and Juliet have a lot of pride. In the time of Romeo and Juliet, everything was about pride and honor. Juliet says this before she takes the potion “Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day. It was the nightingale, and not the lark, That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear. Nightly she sings on yon pomegranate tree. Believe me, love, it was the nightingale.” (1123 Shakespeare). Whenever someone did something, it affected their pride and honor. That is the same in our time as well. When teens are rash and hasty with their decision making, so they tend to do things that are prideful and honorable to their peers. Despite this, young couples are still making rash decisions that are influenced by pride and

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