Little does Romeo know she is about to wake up due to the sleeping potions 48-hour time limit. But before she wakes, Romeo makes the bold, braving decision to be with her and drinks poison laying next to her while dying. This is the end of Romeo, but as he died Juliet wakes up and is horrified to see Paris and Romeo both dead. She takes Romeo's dagger and says “My body will be your sheath” (Act 5 Line 186), soon after she stabbed herself and died next to Romeo. All of these different kinds of love lead to the death or 13-years-old Juliet and 18-year-old Romeo.
Then she goes to Friar Laurence to ask for help and they make plan to fake her death before the wedding day. With the help of a few miscommunications multiple people die, including Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love by Romeo and Juliet disobeying their parents, committing suicide, and killing other people. One way that Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love is when Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents. Throughout The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents multiple times.
The reasons why Lord Capulet is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is because, Lord Capulet was making plans for Juliet to marry Paris but she was already married to Romeo, But Lord Capulet thinks he knows what’s best for his only daughter. “Soft! Take me with you, take me with you, Wife/ How? Will she none? Doth she not give us thanks?
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. / Ah, word ill urged to one that is so ill!
The marriage of Romeo and Juliet, overseen by Friar Lawrence, was the first of many mistakes Friar made. He married Romeo and Juliet for all the wrong reasons. 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!
He then performs the marriage of Romeo and Juliet and even fabricates a foolish plan to keep them together when Juliet is forced to marry Paris. He also leaves Juliet alone in the tomb after she awakens to find her beloved Romeo dead. Friar Lawrence is a moral man, but his hubris leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo considers the Friar someone he can confide in, and he tells the Friar of his newfound love for Juliet. The Friar’s excessive pride allows him to agree to wed Romeo and Juliet, hoping he can bring the Montagues and Capulets together, though these families hatred spans generations.
Firstly, Shakespeare uses verbal irony to add humor to the story. For instance, Juliet was already married to Romeo, and her father fixed her marriage with County Paris. She met Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell, and she can't tell him that she is already married. She instead has to hide that fact,
“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. Evidently, Shakespeare argues that it is important to make decisions based on logical reasoning rather than let ourselves be influenced by strong emotions because it will allow us to truly understand the consequences, protect our loved ones, and maintain autonomy over our own lives.
Around 1594 Shakespeare wrote the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. This story has an intricate plot line; the two lovers prevail from rivaling families, after falling in love they marry and intend to run away to live together. From thereafter a series of actions taken by a number of the characters leads to their deaths. Despite the Nurse helping Juliet on numerous occasions, Friar Lawrence was at fault because he didn’t succeed in telling Romeo about the details of Juliet’s plan, created the plans that causes their deaths, and married the couple. The Nurse on numerous occasions helps Juliet’s in her schemes to meet Romeo.
Responsibility and tragedy seem like two ideas that do not fit together. The play, Romeo and Juliet breaks that stereotypical thinking. Two star-crossed lovers who mistakenly and tragically take their own lives, and someone is responsible for their ends. Friar Lawrence is most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death because he is the one who marries them “in secret,” and he also poorly executed their plan to escape to Mantua, where Romeo had been exiled to. Friar Lawrence is most responsible because he is the one who marries Romeo and Juliet.