Whether the Friar realizes it or not, he has just done something terrible that only strengthens the bond of these two lovers. This leads to several deaths along the way. This bond between Romeo and Juliet, fortified by Friar Lawrence and his hubris, causes a serious issue when Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, challenges Romeo to a duel. Romeo refuses to fight as they are now family by marriage and says, “… But love thee better than thou
Their relationship shows a depiction of a romantic crush because both Juliet and Romeo are deeply in love with each other, showing that “Because a romantic crush is a potent mix of idealization and infatuation, it does not require knowing another person well at all” (Pickhardt). Pickhardt’s assertion that romantic crushes do not require prior knowlege of each other connects with the way Romeo and Juliet did not know each other for very long. The Capulets and Montagues’ cause the death of their children because of their constant fighting, and lack of attention given to their kids. Romeo’s parents do not bother helping him after his breakup with Rosaline, and instead send Benvolio to cheer him up, while Juliet’s father forces her to marry, when she has no interest in doing so. Both of these actions performed by the parents show how neglectful and careless they are to their own children, and how their lack of responsibility lead to a horrific
As Romeo and Juliet meet at the beginning of the play both characters had never felt the love they felt as of that moment. As their love increases they go through a few obstacles in their story but they were willing to make the impossible for them to be together. Sadly there was a point where Juliet “dies” and so Romeo suicides to be with her. After being killed, Juliet wakes up and then finds his love dead minutes before she commits suicide for real. This story finishes in a bad way but made them be finally together forever at some point.
Friar Lawrence irresponsibly married Romeo and Juliet after the naïve couple only knew each other for 24 hours. Friar Lawrence’s irresponsible nature involved: hiding the marriage from the feuding families, advising Juliet to fake her death, along with abandoning suicidal Juliet when she needed guidance and adult supervision. All of these poor decisions resulted to the suicide of Romeo and Juliet. When one thinks of the title Friar, the title itself is a title of higher expectations. As a Friar, Friar Lawrence does not use his ability and skills wisely to marry the madly in love couple.
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. Juliet was already an emotional person but she was exceptionally emotional at this time from the death of Tybalt. Juliet had doubts of the marriage because “[she had] no joy of this contract tonight: it [was] too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; too like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say "It lightens"” but she continued on with the plans showing how reckless her thinking
Capulet, is forcing Juliet to marry Paris, to make Verona a happy place again after Tybalt's death. While Paris loves Juliet, Juliet still loves Romeo and cannot marry Paris because she and Romeo became married before he got exiled. Soon after Juliet learns about her forced marriage she plans on faking her death by drinking a potion to make her look dead for 48 hours. After the 48 hours, Romeo will meet her at her tomb and take Juliet away to be happy with each other. But as she drinks the potion we find out Romeo did not get the letter to meet her at the tomb and soon finds out she has died.
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. Instead of conforming to the expectations their family and society places on them, Romeo and Juliet choose to follow their hearts and stay together. Romeo and Juliet also both give up welfare and security in order to be with each other and ultimately give up their lives, the greatest sacrifice. Romeo and Juliet rebel against all of their obligations to their family and society in order to follow their true feelings. Instead of marrying Paris, a wealthy and handsome count, Juliet defies her father’s wishes.
The parents’ rivalries caused the lovers to speak in secret and eventually get married in secret. They also planned to run away together, but in the end, both Romeo and Juliet and Pyramus and Thisbe died because they thought with their hearts rather than their heads. Both men were under the impression that their loves have died and overwhelmed with grief, they both killed themselves. In addition, the parents of the star-crossed lovers had tension. Due to the conflicts, the children (Romeo and Juliet// Pyramus and Thisbe) got married.
As a result, Juliet was so repulsed by the idea of marrying Paris since she had had the chance to fall in love with Romeo. The only way to avoid the marriage was for Juliet to drink the potion, causing Romeo to think Juliet was dead, and ultimately resulting in the death of both Romeo and Juliet. Therefore, Lord Capulet should have either said that Juliet would have to
Around 1594 Shakespeare wrote the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. This story has an intricate plot line; the two lovers prevail from rivaling families, after falling in love they marry and intend to run away to live together. From thereafter a series of actions taken by a number of the characters leads to their deaths. Despite the Nurse helping Juliet on numerous occasions, Friar Lawrence was at fault because he didn’t succeed in telling Romeo about the details of Juliet’s plan, created the plans that causes their deaths, and married the couple. To commence, the Nurse can be argued to be the one to blame for the death of the pair due to the numerous occasions she helps Juliet’s in her schemes to meet Romeo.