Romeo And Juliet Hate Analysis

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Don't Get Killed By Hate Hate is like a wild fire, it destroys so much and only dies out when there is nothing left to burn. Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, are “star-crossed lovers” who get married in secret because there is a feud between their families (Act I, prologue, 6). After their marriage, they make a plan to off and because of this plan, six people die, including them. In William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, by the use of foreshadowing, conflict, and character relationships, Shakespeare shows how he believes that hate always has a negative effect. To show how hate has a negative effect on yourself and others, Shakespeare uses conflict. He shows this through the feud between the two families and the fight between Romeo and Tybalt. IN the prologue, it states, “From ancient grudge break to new munity” ( Act I, prologue, 3). This is saying that the feud has been going on for a long time and still goes on today. Therefore, because of the feud, both families lose some members. Also, right before Tybalt and Romeo fight, Tybalt exclaims, “ Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here Shalt with him…show more content…
He shows this through Tybalt’s hate for Romeo and the servant’s hate for each other in the beginning of the play. For example, at the party, Tybalt proclaims, “‘Tis he, that villain Romeo” ( Act I, sc.v, 63 ). This shows how Tybalt has absolutely no respect for Romeo and hates him. Therefore, this ends up getting Tybalt killed. Also, at the beginning of the play when the servants see each other, Sampson states, “Draw, if you be men. Gregory, remember thy swashing blow. [They fight]” ( Act I, sc. i, 55-stage direction ). Through this, Shakespeare shows how the servants already want to kill each other, just at sight. So, this and the example of Tybalt hatin Romeo both show how Shakespeare thinks that hate has a negative
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