He then performs the marriage of Romeo and Juliet and even fabricates a foolish plan to keep them together when Juliet is forced to marry Paris. He also leaves Juliet alone in the tomb after she awakens to find her beloved Romeo dead. Friar Lawrence is a moral man, but his hubris leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo considers the Friar someone he can confide in, and he tells the Friar of his newfound love for Juliet. The Friar’s excessive pride allows him to agree to wed Romeo and Juliet, hoping he can bring the Montagues and Capulets together, though these families hatred spans generations.
Romeo only marries Juliet to get over Rosaline. In fact, the only reason he goes to the party where he meets Juliet is because he thinks that Rosaline might be there. This quote from shows that Romeo is still in love with Rosaline the day he meets Juliet. Romeo says, “Bid a sick man in sadness make his will. / Ah, word ill urged to one that is so ill!
In the prologue, it is said that “A pair of starcrossed lovers [will] take their lives” (Prologue, Line 6) so, no matter the events that occur, Romeo and Juliet will end up dead. Fate’s second appearance in the play is when their eyes met at the Capulet party and when they spoke for the first time. During the Palmers sonnet, both lovers were so passionately and the connection was so immediate that they had to be under the influence of fate. . In Act Three Scene One, Fate is foreshadowing the death of the two lovers.
Firstly, Shakespeare uses verbal irony to add humor to the story. For instance, Juliet was already married to Romeo, and her father fixed her marriage with County Paris. She met Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell, and she can't tell him that she is already married. She instead has to hide that fact,
He forgot about Rosaline and falls in love with Juliet. They kiss and after the party they talk at Juliet’s balcony. After that they both decided to get married, so they get married with the help of Friar Laurence but they did not have permission from their family. Right after the marriage, Romeo kills Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, and is banished from Verona. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, forces Juliet to marry to Paris but she
Inevitability of fate The play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Harcourt Shakespeare Is about how fate is unavoidable, unchangeable and an unstoppable force. Shakespeare demonstrates this by the event of Romeo coming to the Masquerade Party, even though it was hosted by Lord Capulet. Fate in this story is trying to make Romeo and Juliet meet and marry each other. A good example of the characters in the play not being able to control their fate is when the protagonist Romeo saw Juliet at the Masquerade Party and instantly fell in love with her without a second thought. So to speak he could not control falling in love, he just did, which is what fate intended in the course of events that was to follow.
tell me, that I may sack / The hateful mansion. / Drawing his sword” (Shakespeare III.iii.148-151). Romeo hates himself for being a Montague and wants to remove his name from his identity because it gives Juliet a reason to detest him. Romeo does not consider how his suicidal
Before Romeo and Juliet even got to know each other, they claimed that they have fallen in love. There is only one emotion that can explain that: lust. After Romeo left the Capulets party, Juliet told her nurse to “Go ask his name. - If he be married, / My grave is like to be my wedding-bed” (1.5.132-133). Juliet just claimed she would rather die than to have Romeo be married to someone else.
The most defiant choice that Romeo and Juliet take for their love is their choice to be married. Juliet knows that her father or anyone in her family would not approve of this choice, but she still does it cause she loves Romeo. This love struck mentality drives Romeo and Juliet to be married and this secret marriage causes turmoil when Lord Capulet demands Juliet to marry Paris. Although Juliet knows that she is already married to Romeo loyal to him, not Paris and refuses to marry “doth Paris” (Shakespeare.III.v.145). Juliet only loves Romeo so this drives her to go to Friar Laurence whereupon attempted suicide he prescribes a potion that will make her appear dead.
Friar Lawrence agrees to do so because he believes that their love may turn the two families hatred for each other into love. He says that " 'For this alliance so happy prove/ To turn your households ' rancor to pure love '". After Romeo kills Tybalt he is sentenced to banishment. He knows Juliet is hurting from this and threatens to hurt himself, to which Friar Lawrence tells him to stop and be rational. Had he let Romeo go on, the story could have ended right then.