Romeo And Juliet Pardon And Punishment Analysis

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The concept of Pardon and Punishment explores responsibility for our actions, and if they have positive or negative impacts. When we do not make the correct choices, we receive some kind of consequence, no matter how big or small. In the play Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare shows the underlying theme of not being able to escape the repercussions of our actions. The play focuses on two central characters named Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, set in they city of Verona during the Renaissance. The two figures both come from families that have been feuding with each other for years. They fall in love and began their forbidden love affair. Romeo and Juliet consult their local friar, who guides them in their plans to keep their love a secret. But alas, in the end, Romeo and Juliet’s story ends in tragedy when they discover that there are too many obstacles that continuously keep them apart. They take their lives so they could be together in the heavens. But the series of events that led to the death of Romeo and Juliet were set off by the mistakes of the characters. Shakespeare gives evidence to prove the parents of Romeo and Juliet, and Romeo himself are responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. To the tragedy of the two main characters,…show more content…
All those involved with ill- fated couple learned from the mistakes of because the consequence was too large to ignore. The couple did not handle their relationship in the most effective way, and as a result, they died. The parents did not act as mature as they should have, and they contributed to their children's loss of life. This shows the theme of pardon and punishment, and how the repercussion can be more severe than any of the characters could have imagined. Therefore, the choices that the Montagues, Capulets, and Romeo made had the most impact on the fate of the
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