This bond between Romeo and Juliet, fortified by Friar Lawrence and his hubris, causes a serious issue when Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, challenges Romeo to a duel. Romeo refuses to fight as they are now family by marriage and says, “… But love thee better than thou
Choices and Consequences in Romeo & Juliet (ROUGH DRAFT) Many choices in Romeo & Juliet lead to Romeo and Juliet’s deaths, but the most responsible are the decisions of Romeo and Juliet. Even though the choices of people like Friar Laurence, Tybalt, and Lord Capulet lead to the deaths of Romeo & Juliet, the choices Romeo and Juliet make throughout the play ultimately leads to their death because of Romeo and Juliet’s decision to be married and Romeo’s decision to go to the party. Romeo’s choice to go the Capulet party is the most influential and contributing to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Due to Romeo’s depression Mercutio & Benvolio convince him to go to the Capulet party.
Romeo and Juliet’s decision to kiss and get married leads to the stress of having to hide their marriage from their families. Tybalt’s inflammable personality and Romeo’s passionate urge for revenge leads to the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt. Finally, Romeo and Juliet’s impulsive decisions to kill themselves lead to woe for both the Capulets and the Montagues. This tragedy demonstrates to the audience what could happen if they make quick and impulsive decisions. It teaches them to make careful and well thought out choices, as well as to not make decisions based on emotions.
Romeo 's “love” for Juliet and is not love. Romeo only marries Juliet to get over Rosaline. In fact, the only reason he goes to the party where he meets Juliet is because he thinks that Rosaline might be there. This quote from shows that Romeo is still in love with Rosaline the day he meets Juliet. Romeo says, “Bid a sick man in sadness make his will.
By the use of figurative language. Juliet talks about how, things are happing so quickly at this point that Juliet remarks that she fell in love with Romeo before she found out that he was a Montague and her enemy. Such as “My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me.
When Romeo first came to Friar and told him that he had found someone else to love, Friar did not think that they should be together. He immediately scolded Romeo for getting over Rosaline to quickly and said that Romeo only loved Juliet for her beauty. “Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here! Is Rosaline, whom thou didst love so dear, So soon forsaken?
First of all, they decided to kill themselves for each other because they longed so much for each other. THis is demonstrated when Romeo says,”Here 's to my love!¨ (5.3.119) he then proceeds to drink. This means that right before he drank, he wished his last words to his love Juliet. Before he had found Juliet dead unknowing of the trick the friar pulled. He killed himself by poison just so he could be with Juliet in heaven.
What he receives, however, is a new love blooming in his chest for Juliet. As the play unfolds, the audience watches in anticipation as Romeo and Juliet hide their affections from their respective families and try to become the runaway couple. Shakespeare establishes the theme of “Haste makes waste” by making many references to the path their future is heading down and the nature of their love. While Friar says and hints at many things about Romeo and Juliet’s love, a key phrase he says is, “These violent delights have violent ends/ And in their triumph die, like fire and powder”(Shakespeare 2.6.9-10).
They weren't just looking for escapism from their families, but also Juliet was seeking for a way to escape marrying Paris. When Romeo figures out who Juliet is he says to himself, “My life is in the hands of my enemy.”(1.5.118). This is stating that his life depends on Juliet his worst enemy, which is also kind of stating that this might be his way of escaping from the family brawls. Also Juliet talks about how she is in love with her worst rival.
“For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” (Shakespeare V.iii.569-570). How did the decisions and mindsets of the characters lead to such a tragic ending? Hence, Romeo and Juliet, the classic play about two star-crossed lovers from feuding families, written by William Shakespeare, illustrates how the consequences of our actions can often be far worse than imagined. The play opens as they fall in love and get married, but Romeo faces exile for killing Juliet’s cousin in a fight and they both eventually commit suicide when they are not able to be together, leading their families to finally make peace.
(I.iv.109-111). Romeo unconsciously predicts that something bad might happen if he shows up at the party, where he meets Juliet. Romeo says it himself, so it’s fate that they meet. Their deaths are the “consequence” that he speaks of. Since they are supposed to be foes, the bitterness that starts the pathway to their ultimate tragedy is their first encounter.
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. Romeo and Juliet caused their own death by their selfish decisions.
As Friar Laurence secretly weds Romeo and Juliet in Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Romeo and Juliet, he ominously foretells of the consequences of their hasty marriage. The later of the quote: “that run fast” alludes to how quick the families are to judge one another and dismiss them as enemies because of their relations to their enemy (II.iii.94). Consequently, “They stumble” and remain oblivious to the others’ redeeming character traits, continuing the feud until it becomes the families’ downfalls. With these allusions in place, this famous quote clearly foreshadows how their respective families’ impulsive decisions ultimately lead to their downfalls through the deaths of their offspring. Instead of “wisely and slow[ly]” making decisions regarding
In the tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare tells a tragic story about how two forbidden lovers sacrifice is the only way to resolve the feud between their families. Even though Romeo and Juliet have a tragic ending, the road there is not that bad. In Act II, Scene ii, Shakespeare shows one of the lovers’ first conversations, which is painted by his very careful choice of words. He uses syntax, diction, and other narrative devices to depict the mood of Romeo and Juliet and In the passage, Shakespeare uses syntax to set the differing moods between Romeo and Juliet.
Looking around a highschool classroom and studying the faces of the students. Wondering about the choices they have made, universal choices that will permanently affect them and their future, like ripples on the water of a usually still lake. Contemplating where they would be if previous decisions had been decided in a different manner, curious of where and who they would be. The decisions that they have previously made will continue to ripple and affect their lives. It truthfully really leaves a person to wonder, why humans are unable to base decisions off of other people’s mistakes whether fictional or real.