Friar John's non fulfillment to deliver the letter leads Romeo to believe the news he had been told by Balthasar. Friar John's shortfall occurs earlier in Act five, when he returns to Friar Lawrence's shrine to inform him of the horrible news. Friar John states “Suspecting that we were both in a house / Where the infectious pestilence did reign, / Sealed up the doors and would not let us forth. /
Tragedy is all around us in the world. The tragedy of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet is that so many people receive fault for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is at fault because he tells Juliet to fake her death and he is unable to communicate this to Romeo. Fate is also to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
Combined, Romeo and Juliet risk getting killed, commit suicide, and Juliet even fakes her own death so that her and Romeo could be together. They truley prove and exemplify the argument that the heart overrules the head because they ultimately take their lives for one another. These arguments substantiate the theme of choosing what your heart desires over anything else in the world, even your own life. Nowadays, this can be paralleled to walkouts, peaceful protests and other forms of passion-driven expression. This can also be parallel to the everyday acts of courage, that pushes one person to stand up for another.
During this fight Paris was killed by Romeo and is the last person other than romeo and Juliet to die. These are the deaths Romeo is most responsible for since he murdered them. Romeo is responsible for every death in the play one way or another whether it be mistake, accident , or murder. Romeo could have prevented these deaths and had the life he wanted with Juliet however he made bad decision that led to bad
When Juliet sees Romeo lying dead in the vault, she rushes to him, sees that he had died of poison, and says, “O churl, drunk all, and left no friendly drop/ To help me after!” (5.3.168). Without hesitation Juliet decides that life without Romeo is not worth living, unlike Romeo who shows fear when he waffles over the concept of death. Once Juliet realizes that there is no poison left for her,
And the ones that did not make it, suffer a bloody death from the brutality of other players. The existentialism also ties into the suicidal thoughts because existentialism comes first. Existentialism is the thinking of ones self and understanding their own development through acts of will. Hamlet has heavy thoughts of why he's here when he can go with his father that is lying in a bed of poison. In his existentialism, the wild fight to the throne comprises of disparages and the ability to live.
Shakespeare’s Literary Devices The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is a play full of tragedy, dramatic irony, and suspense. Act 5 of this play portrayed tragedy by the deaths of Romeo Montague and his wife, Juliet Capulet. Dramatic irony is represented in act 4 when Friar John goes to relay the message that Juliet is not dead to Romeo but gets stopped by an epidemic and unable to deliver the message to Romeo. Suspense is depicted in Romeo and Juliet in act 5 when Juliet can wake up any second in her coffin but also when Shakespeare gives Romeo enough time to kill himself before she wakes up and the audience knows he shouldn’t. Even though Romeo and Juliet is ultimately a love story, it has many literary devices such as dramatic irony, suspense, and tragedy.
Although the story starts out without indirectly discussing the murder of the king, we as readers can interpret that this act of violence has already taken place. The biggest question around is: “Who killed the King?” When the ghost visits Hamlet, readers and Hamlet become informed that King Claudius is the one who killed the king. (Act I, Scene 5, lines 39-40). This brings major tension into the mood and tone of the characters because now Hamlet has a feel for all the betrayal that is taking place around him.
Friar then gets startled by a watchman in the background and flees the scene leaving Juliet alone with Romeo’s lifeless body in her arms. Juliet then realizes that the man she loves is dead and the only solution is to take her on life. Juliet takes Romeo knife and stabs herself with it after she says her body will be the knives sheath. This is fate because death was destined upon both Romeo and Juliet.
The reason she had a very big impact on this tragedy, is because she went to the Friar and got a sleeping drug. It made everyone think she was dead. It especially made Romeo very sad, he thought about killing his self. The next character in the book “Romeo and Juliet” that also had a very devastating impact on the tragedy was Romeo.
With Juliet’s fake death working into Friar’s plan, news of the plans needed to be told to Romeo. Friar wrote out a letter and gave it to his friend, Friar John to get to Romeo in Mantua, but as he makes his journey he is held up and the delay in the journey means life or death. For Romeo and Juliet the result of the letter not being received by Romeo was suicide. But all in all, is Friar really the man to put the blame on for Romeo and Juliet’s trouble? No, for the reasoning being he was trying to help in the beginning, never meaning harm to the star-crossed
Later in the tragedy, Romeo sees Juliet dead in the mausoleum, and decides to express his love for her, then drink the poison. Once Juliet awakes from her deep sleep and sees Romeo dead, she takes her own life with a dagger. Both Juliet and Romeo’s tragic downfall could have been avoided if Romeo thought about the consequences before he murdered Tybalt. Romeo’s rash behaviors in Romeo and Juliet resulted in many negative consequences, and he consistently acted impetuously that impacted others in an unnecessary way. The actions he committed to were ideally the cause of the death for three major characters .
In William Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, it is Romeo 's spontaneous action and ignorance to dreams that kills himself, not fortune. The emotional Romeo throughout the play, lets emotions guide him. Due to the death of Mercutio, Romeo is blinded by anger causing him to irresponsibly kill Tybalt. Romeo let his Emotion guide his next action, which was a reckless action leading to the exile of himself. He also believed Balthasar when Balthasar says Juliet died, Romeo then spontaneously decided he will die with Juliet, Creating the Tragic ending of the play.
One reason for this is he went to the tomb of juliet’s death, and when he saw juliet is really dead, he had no hope of living, so he took the poison and killed himself. Yet another reason is him and juliet couldn’t wait to be together and they rush things too quickly which causes many trouble in between there love, and if he were to never killed himself, he would’ve been with juliet, and they could’ve ran away, without anyone knowing because everyone thinks juliet is dead. As one can see, Romeo shares in the responsibility for the