After carefully analyzing the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, it can be concluded that both characters Friar Laurence and The Nurse are seen as mentors to the lovers. As a result of the two families fighting both characters were forced to become not only mentors, but parents to the couple, which resulted in the Juliet and Romeo building trust in them. Both the Nurse and Frair Laurence have their best interest in mind when making crucial decisions, making sure they are happy regardless of the result. However, when events start ocurring, pressure gets the best of them and they both retreat. The Nurse and Frair Laurence are both responsible for the final tragedy of the play.
Pointing fingers to assign someone the blame often happens when reading. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is no exception. The story is of two star-crossed lovers who fall deeply in love then tragically die by their own hands. The blame could be given to the most probable characters. However, many small decisions made by numerous people caused Romeo and Juliet to end tragically.
Romeo and Juliet is a classic romance story by William Shakespeare about two star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, falling in love. Nevertheless, their two families have a vendetta against each other, making it difficult for Romeo and Juliet to ever truly be together. This romantic set-up has been used multiple times after Shakespeare, such as West Side Story. The story itself has very romantic and light-hearted moments, but a lot of issues that aren’t paid as much attention to can be calamitous. Despite a lot of the play exploring the positives and the beauty of love and romance, the real lessons from the story are found in the primitive and belligerent nature of the characters.
How does Shakespeare’s Portrayal of Romeo and Juliet’s relationship become so captivating for the audience? Act 2 scene 2 is one of the most important and well known scenes in Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. In this scene, Romeo and Juliet openly declare their love for each other for the first time in the play, which is done partially in soliloquy and partially in dialogue. The atmosphere that Shakespeare creates in Act 2 Scene ii is one of excitement, expectation and a little fear on the part of the audience. In this scene the audience is aware that Romeo is trespassing not only onto the private property of another family, but also onto one of his mortal enemies’, and if he were to get caught he would immediately be murdered by the Capulet
In every story you’ve ever heard we find archetypes, we find the “damsel in distress”, “the savior”, “the wise old leader”, “the forbidden lovers”. These famously known figures are found everywhere. We see these very precise archetypes especially in William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet, and in Ovid’s “Pyramus and Thisbe.” Now, we are going to look at some of the biggest similarities between the two stories. The first thing we see here is the pair of lovers. In each story we find two young people who are in love, sadly though, both loves have been forbad.
Relationships between Romeo, Juliet and the Friar are some of the most potent and detailed in Romeo and Juliet. The story would be completely different without them. Another way that fate has contributed to the overall depth and genius of this story, is how the reader interprets the word. Fate also means the end or death of someone, and Romeo and Juliet’s fate has forever changed the lives of the Montagues and Capulets, disintegrating their rivalry. Change is one of the big themes in Romeo and Juliet, and fate plays right into that theme making it very noticeable and potent.
We all know, or have heard of the exemplary romantic tale of Romeo and Juliet. The classic love story, written by a well-known playwright, William Shakespeare, tells the story of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who stem from feuding families. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet, a Capulet, whose parents will arrange a marriage with Paris once she has exceeded her fourteen years. Within seconds of their encounter at a feast held by the Capulets, Romeo and Juliet claim to have fallen in love. In this moment, I believe they mistook attraction for love, and there is a clear distinction between infatuation and love.
This establishes a doubtless connection between Romeo and Juliet's grim fate and romance right from the very beginning. In addition, the romantic and passionate scenes shared by the lovers are constantly being interrupted by the feuding scenes between their families as a form of reminder that their love is not meant to be. Hence, the mix in chronological order of events in the trailer serves to amplify Romeo and Juliet's tragic romance from the trailer's beginning to end by weaving romantic scenes with violent and tragic
Shakespeare characterizes Romeo as passionate, rash, and immature, which leads him to his death. Romeo repeatedly displays passion through his actions which only grows stronger throughout the play for Juliet. Early in the play, Romeo expresses his passion very compellingly for Juliet. Romeo becomes desperately in love with Juliet at the party, then he goes out to the garden after the party to confess his love to her: “With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls, /
While Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet is one of the most iconic archetypes in history; people can agree that supporting character, Mercutio, was a definite favorite with his boisterous attitude and loyal heart, he quickly gained our love as the story went on. As the play went on, and Mercutio’s death took place, we can see that him dying was a big part in the continuance of the play. If Benvolio and he hadn’t pushed Romeo in to so much, if Romeo hadn’t fallen in love with Juliet, or if Mercutio would have listened to Benvolio, then maybe the brazen teenager would have lived. At the beginning of the play, Romeo was depressed and very gloomy due to the fact that his crush, Rosaline, didn’t return his affection. Of course, Mercutio wasn’t having