Romeo And Juliet Social Media Advantages And Disadvantages Of Women

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Disadvantages of Women All around the world, women are being objectified through social media because they are being judged by their looks. This recurring issue begins when women post photos of themselves on social media and men take advantage by commenting how attractive the person is. Comments such as “hot” or even the heart eyed emojis automatically objectify women because they are judged upon their looks which pleases the male viewers. Simalrary this idea is present in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, where women are only judged by their looks, forced to obey the rules of a patriarchal society, and are objectified by men. The analysis of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet shows that women are only judged by their looks rather than…show more content…
D. In this part of the play, Romeo is at a Capulet party and immediately falls in love with a girl named Juliet. “If I profane with my unworthiest hand / This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this: / My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand / To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss” (I.v.91-94). This quote shows that as soon as Romeo saw Juliet, she had an “attractiveness halo” (falling in love for their external appearance rather than knowing their traits). This refers to feminism because Romeo fell in love with Juliet, but only for her appearance because people in this society judge women based on their looks. Romeo just met Juliet but his feelings for her are artificial. “That fair for which love groaned for and would die / With tender Juliet matched, is now not fair. / Now Romeo is beloved and…show more content…
For example, Juliet was forced into an arranged marriage by her father. She had no other choice than to follow his decision or she would be disowned by her own family. “Proportined as one’s thought would wish a man- / And then to have a wretched puling fool, / A whining mammet, in her fortune’s tender, / To answer “I’ll not wed,” “I cannot love,” / “I am too young,” “I pray you, pardon me.”- / But, an you will not wed, I’ll pardon you. / Graze where you will, you shall not house with me.” (III.v.183-189). This quote shows that Juliet is forced by her father (Lord Capulet) to marry Paris (Prince’s kinsman) without her consent. This ties back to feminism because in that society, women were forced to follow orders from men. “Monday! Ha, ha. Well, Wednesday is too soon, / O’ Thursday let it be.-O’ Thursday, tell her, / She shall be married to this noble earl.-” (III.iv. 20-22). In this scene, Paris and Lord Capulet are arranging the marriage. This shows feminism because in a patriarchal society, women are forced to follow men’s rules because they were more dominant. The play Romeo and Juliet shows feminism by forcing women to obey a patriarchal
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