Romeo And Juliet Swot Analysis

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Bekah Atkins In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare describes a feud between two families from which “two star-crossed lovers” came, who soon took their lives for what they thought was true love. Our star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, have their fair share of strengths along with weaknesses. Juliet’s strengths are her loyalty to those she loves and how she also defends them but, her weaknesses are how naïve she is and her poor communication skills. Respect and generosity are Romeo’s strong suits but his flaws are impulsivity and his over emotion. Romeo and Juliet are simply weak characters that are unable to accept reality and move on with their lives. Even though Romeo and Juliet are the main characters who are dignified and occasionally even heroic, their flaws outweigh their strengths. Following Mercutio’s murder, Romeo is so distraught, he listens…show more content…
Romeo and Juliet 's weaknesses make them unable to accept reality and ultimately move on with their lives. Romeo 's immaturity is displayed for all to see when he is taking refuge in Friar 's cell after he killed Tybalt and is whining like a child and Friar says something to get him to man up. "But, like a misbehaved and sullen wench, /Thou pout’st upon thy fortune and thy love."(III, iii, 143-144) Maturity helps a person see their circumstances and make the best decision for everyone involved while, immaturity causes one--Romeo-- to stomp his foot and pout when he does not like what he see or has to decide. Juliet shows that her naivety when she meets Romeo at her father 's party and claims to love a man she just meet. "My only love sprung from my only hate! /Too early seen unknown, and known too late! /Prodigious birth of love it is to me, /That I must love a loathèd enemy."(I, v, 138-141) The way some people move on with their lives is by drawing on past experiences and how they turned out but Juliet 's age doesn 't give her experience but her naiveties make her not want to get on with life and stay
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