Romeo And Juliet Parents Analysis

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Did you know that on average about 1.6 million youths run away from home each year? Most of those runaways are caused from a bad relationship you have with others at home. Do you really want problems with family to get so miserable that you have to run away? Do parents really know what is best for their children? In some cases maybe not. Throughout the tragic play of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, the two star crossed lovers face constant obstacles caused by their parents lack of understanding, along with the poor relationships they have with their children. Romeo and Juliet’s parents never show that they care or understand what their children think. They just carry on with their decisions, without thinking of how others might…show more content…
It’s a time for new beginnings filled with new friendships and connections. Most parents immediately feel happy and attached to their child, but not Romeo and Juliet’s parents. Juliet never has a heart to heart talk with her parents. They only talk when necessary. On the other hand the Nurse is always the one having those cherishing talks with Juliet. The Nurse has always been more of a mother to Juliet, Lady Capulet knows that but she never does anything to improve their relationship.“Your love says like an honest gentleman, and a/ courteous, and a kind, and a handsome, and, I/ warrant, a virtuous. (2.5.59-61). This demonstrates the nurse and Juliet having a relaxing and loving talk together, about Juliet’s true love. Juliet loves talking to the Nurse but Lady Capulet on the other hand, just tells Juliet what to do and they never talk unless necessary. Similar to this idea, Romeo also has a deep relationship with someone who acts more like a father than Lord Montague. This fatherly figure is Friar Lawrence. Whenever something went wrong Romeo never talked to his parents about it, he immediately thought of Friar Lawrence. “Romeo, come forth; come forth, thou fearful man./ Affliction is enamored of thy parts,/ and thou art wedded to calamity”. (3.3.1-5). In the play Romeo gets heated and mad very easily. But the Friar is always there to calm him down and talk him through the positive things in life. When on
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