“The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,” is based on the love story of Romeo and Juliet. They end up falling in love but cannot be together because of their families. In the end, they both end up committing suicide because of the miscommunication of Juliet’s death. Along the way, the reader meets two characters named Benvolio and Tybalt- who are a great example of foils in the play. Benvolio and Tybalt are good foils because they are such polar opposites.
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story that ends in a tragedy. Unable to overcome the hatred that plagues both of their families, Romeo and Juliet ultimately commit suicide. This tragedy is often viewed as a product of Verona's society. While the family feud between the Montague and the Capulets did play a major role in the early deaths of the protagonist, individual characters also contributed to their demise. Perhaps the character who played this biggest part in the tragedy was Lord Capulet, Juliet's father.
The story of Romeo and Juliet is the story of two star crossed lovers. Romeo and Juliet’s love was hidden because they were forbidden to date as they were from the two opposing houses in Verona; Capulet’s and Montague’s. Names are important in this tragedy as the reason there was so much tragedy was based on the two teenagers having to hide their love from everyone and the weight that responsibility bared on them. In this play names divide characters and define people as well as they divide the city in two based on your last name. Before the play even begins, the prologue immediately in act 1, the hatred for the opposing families is made clear especially with Tybalt, who throughout the play, is the most vocal about his hatred and the clear division between the two families.
Romantic love in Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet, Love is more dangerous than any weapon. In the play, Shakespeare shows how the two star crossed lovers rushed affection leads to Death and Sadness for all in the Tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet. This play takes place in fair Verona, Italy and the show begins with two houses battling it out over an ancient feud, as the tragedy progresses Romeo of the Montagues and Juliet of the Capulets fall in love. In their volatile love, they make many bad decisions like getting married less than a day after they met and killing people because they could not control their emotions. In the end both Juliet and Romeo bite the dust and perish due to their decisions leading up to the closing hours of their
Blame is to be defined in the dictionary as to feel or declare that someone or something is responsible for a fault or wrong. People resort to blame because it is a struggle that many people face to take fault for their own actions, so they blame things on other people or things to make them feel better about themselves. Blame is a factor in Romeo and Juliet because the tragic deaths of the two lovers were brought about by how the people around them acted and their circumstances, and there are many people/situations to blame for their deaths. The factors to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet could be Friar Laurence and the feud between the Montague and Capulet family. Friar Laurence played an immense part in Romeo and Juliet together, which lead them to their death.
“From ancient grudge break to new mutiny” (Shakespeare 992). With this statement Shakespeare makes it quite clear who is responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. The feud between the Montagues and Capulets and their bad parenting are the reasons why Romeo and Juliet ended up dead; however, some people still believe that the Friar is responsible. To start off, the families’ feud is responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. First, the main reason why Romeo and Juliet are scared to be together is because they know that their families hate each other.
William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is filled with numerous irresponsible choices that determine the outcome of the play. Some choices barely affect the outcome of the play, while others are for what the play is known. Of these many pivotal choices, many are made by Romeo. Romeo’s personality and belief in fate are the main reasons for the careless decisions. The highlights of the rash choices are when Romeo kills Tybalt in a moment of rage and when he kills himself because of his true love’s
In William Shakespeare’s, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, there is controversy over whether lovers died due to fate or freedom of choice. There is more evidence proving that freedom of choice influenced their death over fate. Benevolilo and Mercutio urge Romeo, Mr. Montague’s son, to meet someone, so that his mind would be distracted from Rosaline, Romeo’s former lover. Romeo decides to go to the party in spite of the servant who told him: “if you be not of the house of/ Montagues, I pray come and crash a cup of wine.”(Shakespeare 385). He found another woman at the party and as he gazed across the room, he voiced: O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!/It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/As rich a jewel in an Ethip’s ear/Beauty to rich for use, for earth to dear!/So
The decisions made by the dramatic characters have a greater impact on the characters in these texts, leading to their death. One reason was because the teenagers are forced by others choices. This is shown in the “Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,” where they are raised in the greatest feud occurring in the place they live in Verona, Italy. This rivalry started in ancient time because of Montagues and Capulets. Juliet, Lady and Lord Capulet’s only daughter needs to get married based on the parents deadline.