The parental standards in Romeo and Juliet are overly stressful for Romeo and Juliet to handle, causing the teenagers to suffer in various ways that lead up to their death at the end of the play. Juliet and Romeo’s parents expect them to loathe members from the opposing family, so when Romeo and Juliet fall in love, they react by defying their own families. Juliet passionately tells Romeo to “‘[d]eny thy father, and refuse thy name. /Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn [her] love,/ [a]nd [she will] no longer be a Capulet’” (2, 2, 34-36), so she can solidify her approval in the scheme to ignore their parents’ wishes. Realizing the complication of their love due to their families’ hatred, Romeo and Juliet feel as though betraying their family is the only option they have in
This quote by Unknown states “When we make selfish decisions we destroy those left in the wake of our disaster.” In the tragic play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet’s selfish decision leave them and members in the play dead and others devastated. Romeo and Juliet caused their death by selfish decisions, rushing into serious situations, and their immaturity. The way they acted shows how they are most to blame for their own deaths.
Sometimes, parents make the wrong decisions for their children, but sometimes they over do it and cause some problems. Lord Capulet pressured Juliet into marrying Paris until the point where she drank a sleeping potion to escape it and then eventually killed herself. This is one of the reasons why Lord Capulet is the most to blame for the actions in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two love-struck teens that eventually falls in love. They have to face obstacles just to find a way to be together and eventually have to secrednize their marriage. The characters Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Lord, Lady Capulet are primarily responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. They all have things they did that leads to Romeo and Juliet’s departness. Also, the decisions they made and the problems they caused such as ruining true love.
“They have to make their own decisions and make their own lives.” states Mike Gonzalez. A famous play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare highlights Juliet’s controlling parents. Juliet’s parents, the Capulets, want Juliet to marry Paris, and they tell her that if you don’t marry Paris, you will live on the streets alone. Most parents in modern day society are very controlling over their children. The topic of parenting is related in both Romeo and Juliet and modern society because parents often control their children. However, the topic of parenting in Romeo and Juliet emphasizes a forced marriage, whereas modern society focuses on driving control of teens.
In the play Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, explains on how two lovers fell in love while being in two feuding families. Throughout all their struggles, the love of Romeo and Juliet triumphed it all. However, it led to both lovers taking their lives, which ended the whole family feud. Now, we all ask ourselves: Who’s to blame? The individuals who are responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet are Juliet’s parents, Friar Lawrence, and Juliet herself.
In Romeo and Juliet, there are many people who are responsible for the fate of the two “star-crossed lovers”. Most of the blame has been faced towards the families forever lasting feud. However, some blame has also been give to Friar Lawrence and Lord and Lady Capulet. As a result of Romeo and Juliet’s death, Prince Escalus of Verona is asking who should be held accountable for these actions. Fate is the only thing that one could blame for this tragedy. says to Romeo, “These violent delights have violent ends”. This is foreshadowing both Romeo and Juliet’s death by saying that the heavens have given Romeo a blessing, but every delight must come to an end. As Friar Lawrence tries to help Juliet, he could come to make things worse instead of better. His plan has many complex situations that could lead to having a bigger problem. When Juliet is about to drink the vial
Romeo and Juliet died at the end of Act 5 of the play. The death of the two lovers had several reasons and people that lead up to this moment. The people that were the most responsible for the the deaths are three members of Capulet family. With the father, mother, and nurse to Juliet all having an influence by being unsupportive, uncaring, and uptight, they are to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths.
Romeo and juliet do not have fully developed brains. They are still teenagers, They don't have a full understanding of what love is and how it works. Romeo and juliet were under the stress of their family's. Romeo wanted to get married as soon as possible thinking that their families vendettas would end, juliet agreed and they decided to get married, As with most suicides,
All men in the world do not appreciate their masculinity to be challenged, which goes against their own code of honor. In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo, Tybalt and Mercutio disrupt each other’s codes of honor by their actions in Act III, scene i. These three men’s codes of honor contribute to the tragedy of the play because of their views on masculinity, such as when Tybalt kills Mercutio and when Romeo kills Tybalt.
In Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, the young couple gets married when Juliet is fourteen years old. In the fifteen century, during Romeo and Juliet’s time, marriage at a young age was extremely common, whereas in modern times many people get married close to thirty. Age is not the only wedding custom that differs today. Unlike the fifteenth century, in today’s society people are able to marry anyone they choose, people marry for much different reasons, and what is expected from the couple’s families have changed.
In my opinion I think that the feud between the two main families, the Capulets and the Montagues, is the most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death. The conflict between these two families is so distasteful that it causes Romeo and Juliet even more of a struggle as they try to find and keep their love. This conflict between the Capulets and the Montagues has been going on for a very long time and neither side is willing to make up for whatever may have happened in the past. Because of this a strong dislike is portrayed when someone sees a person from the opposite side. If the family feud wouldn’t have existed Romeo and Juliet would not have any large reason to hide their relationship. Throughout the play them together is shown as forbidden
Romeo and Juliet want to get married so Romeo goes to Friar Laurence. “Then plainly know my heart's dear love is set on the fair daughter of the rich Capulet (2.3.57-58).” Romeo and Juliet love each other a lot so they choose to get married without thinking of the consequences. Even some of the smarter people in Verona make huge mistakes. Even the friar who gives the advice doesn't think before he makes his decision. Maybe he should have listened to his own advice.“ till holy church incorporate two in one (2.6.37).” Friar makes them happily married without thinking what will happen to him. You never know what could happen to you until the task is done. He could have lost his life to the Capulets or the Montagues. They tended to make the worst decision of all at the end of the play. They made the rashest decision of them all. Romeo thought that Juliet had died so he rushed to her grave. “There rust and let me die (5.3.183).” Juliet kills herself after seeing Romeo dead body by her coffin so she decides to kill herself. Which makes their parents learn a different that you should not judge a person by their name. They just ended up losing their
Adults have great influence over the young impressionable minds of children, especially as parents or parental figures. It is their responsibility to help lead and guide them down a safe, successful path. However, many misuse this power, intentionally or not, causing more harm than good. In the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet’s lives are ended early due to the poor choices made by two adults they’d trusted: Friar Lawrence and Juliet’s father, Capulet. Romeo and Juliet’s tragic deaths are caused by the ignorance, leading to rash decisions, of Friar Lawrence, and the abuse of parental power and unrelenting demands for Juliet from Capulet. First of all, Friar Lawrence’s plan to help Juliet was dangerous
Premeditated: ”to think out or plan something in advance.” The parents of Romeo and Juliet are to blame for the deaths of their children. One of the reasons that the parents are to blame is, they made it so that Romeo and Juliet could not come to them without getting punished or scolded . Another reason is, the parents made things worse for Romeo and Juliet. The final reason is, Romeo and Juliet would not have to lie as much, if they could have come to their parents and talk.The parents of Romeo and Juliet are to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death because Romeo and Juliet were unable to talk openly to their parents, the parents made things worse and if the parents had more kind and open, they would not have had to lie as much.