Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two love-struck teens that eventually falls in love. They have to face obstacles just to find a way to be together and eventually have to secrednize their marriage. The characters Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Lord, Lady Capulet are primarily responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. They all have things they did that leads to Romeo and Juliet’s departness. Also, the decisions they made and the problems they caused such as ruining true love.
“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” (Romeo and Juliet, Act II, iii, 97). A famous quote spoken by Friar Lawrence in the play of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, isn’t any ordinary quote. Behind these words truth is hidden in the life of Romeo, Juliet, and for the play. Due to Romeo’s stubbornness, he ignored Friar Lawrence's advice, causing deaths, secrets, duels of love, and broken hearts.
To begin, Romeo is really romantic. You can tell he’s romantic by the stuff he says to Juliet: "Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night." (Act I Scene 5). When Romeo saw Juliet for the first time he became in love. Based on this, the reader can infer that Romeo is a romantic guy. After Romeo talked to Juliet and left the Capulet’s ball, he felts differently. Romeo says, “I have to go to back to where my heart is.” (Act 2 Scene 1). Romeo at this point is feeling romantic and wants to go back to be with Juliet. Due to his romanticness, Romeo has become desperate and must be with Juliet.
Pride drowns out any other more positive feelings such as love and forgiveness and this is what caused the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Pride keeps the two families fighting because neither wants to admit their wrong. Even the family servants are proud to fight. The family’s take pride in fighting and dominating each other.
If you were challenged to a duel by you cousin what would you do? Well Romeo felt this when Tybalt Romeo’s new hateful, bold, and demanding cousin challenged him to a duel. Tybalt Juliet's cousin from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is all and more of these words used to describe him. And Tybalt is a hateful, bold, and demanding character that love nothing more than to see Romeo killed.
Love is a natural feeling that causes humans to do crazy and irrational things. For instance, in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the two main characters’ obsessive love for each other is the main cause of their downfall. Romeo, however, indulges in his passion much differently than Juliet. In the balcony scene in Act II, scene ii, of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is shown to be impulsive and immature. This is made clear in Romeo’s attitude toward love and his reactions to dangerous situations.
Romeo and Juliet, the story where two forbidden lovers take their own lives for the sake of love. Within this story Shakespeare shows multiple kinds of love that everyone experiences in life, and within this essay i will be talking about two. The two main types of love i noticed in Shakespeare’s story “Romeo and Juliet”, were Unrequited love and obviously, the main focus, romantic love. These two types of loves have their share of differences but surprisingly they have their similarities as well.
When Romeo was visiting Juliet at her balcony, they agree to marry as soon as they can (Shakespeare; II.ii.143-144). The watcher can take note that this decision had just been made on the same day that they first met each other. The marriage was then performed the next day by the friar. As soon as this event happens, Romeo and Juliet spend the night together in Juliet’s room (Shakespeare; III.v). The audience could interpret the scene as the young adults desperate to be with each other, perhaps that being together would supply their need of lust. This would also explain why their love is merely based on looks. Although there may be people who reason differently.
Romeo shows his impulsiveness in his relationships with women, he seems to be unable to control his emotions when it comes to love. In the beginning of the play Romeo claims that he loves Rosaline and is depressed because Rosaline doesn’t love him back. Mercutio gets Romeo to go to the Capulet Ball so that he can cheer him up by finding a new girl that can peak his interests and the moment he sees Juliet he falls into deep and
When you see someone for the first time, can there be love at first sight? Sadly, no, as to love someone, you have to know the nature of the person, something that merely seeing someone cannot do. For example, someone may seem cheerful and happy all the time, when, in reality, their smile may be a fake. And, to love each other, you have to spend time to with each other, and get to know each other personally. And instead of resorting to suicide whenever a situation occurs, they work through it together. Romeo and Juliet are the opposite of that: They were married within twenty-four hours of meeting, hardly seen together, and quickly resort to suicide whenever a situation comes up, instead of helping each other through it.
Shakespeare uses both romantic and identity crushes to show that parents should take teenage crushes seriously by providing examples of stories and lessons he put together into his plays. For example, One of his many famous plays he has created that is a great example of both romantic and identity crushes is Romeo and Juliet.
Alan Watts once said, “Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.” (brainyquotes.com). Watts is saying that we can't just say that we love someone, we have to feel our heart swell with the love we have for that person. In William Shakespeare's, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are not truly in love because they automatically fall ‘in love’ after seeing each other once, they decide to get married a few hours after they meet and they are too immature to actually know what love is .
In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, there are several acts of impetuosity shown through several characters. Impetuous means marked by impulsive vehemence or passion which Romeo, Juliet, and the friar all display. The three of them believe they are doing what is best for their situations, but in reality they are adding to the plot of the demise of the two lovers. In the play, the three characters Romeo, Juliet, and Friar Lawrence act on impetuosity, which leads to the final tragedy of the play.
The story of ‘Romeo and Juliet' is indeed a tragedy assured from the elements such as Character Flaws, Fate and Great Sorrow. The important element that makes a Shakespearean play is Character Flaw's since it directly affects the character's actions and abilities. The role of Fate is a crucial part of this tragedy play since it links with everyone within the story. Great Sorrow in this play are portrayed in a variety of ways, but specifically death. In fact, throughout the play, these three elements if you think about it are in every single Shakespearean tragedy.
From the moment he sees her at the Capulet party, Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet. They both fall head over heels for each other as the night progresses. During their time together, they completely put all things aside and forget everything about the world except for their love for one another. Most people seem to think this way about the romance between Romeo and Juliet, but in reality, they aren’t actually truly in love. Romeo and Juliet are not in love with each other because just a day before they met, he felt heartbroken because of a girl named Rosaline who didn 't love him, he pressures Juliet to profess her love to him, and after just barely meeting, they both agree to get married.