Romeo And Juliet's Flaws

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1. Write a full paragraph: What is your reaction to the outcome of the trial? What do you think went well? What do you think could have gone better? Were you surprised by the Jury’s decision? Why or why not? What would have helped to change the outcome of the case? I am glad to see that Romeo, Juliet, the nurse, and Friar have all been appropriately punished. The Friar and the Nurse are all receiving the appropriate amount of jail time. I think that almost everyone contributed and did their jobs correctly. I think that the prosecutors and defense lawyers could have used better evidence as well as called up witnesses that would actually help their case. The witnesses needed to think if their character would have known the answer, not them…show more content…
4. If Romeo is the tragic hero, what error or flaw is in his personality that leads to his downfall? Explain. Romeo’s flaw is not thinking before his action. Romeo falls in love with Juliet after meeting her for the first time. 5. If Juliet is the tragic hero, what error or flaw is in her personality that leads to her downfall? Explain. Juliet’s flaw is her loyalty to Romeo. She loves Romeo so much that she commits suicide because she can not live without…show more content…
Take a character from another novel, play, movie, or tv show (drama/tragedy) and evaluate them as a tragic hero. What is their tragic flaw, and explain how it leads to their downfall. In The Hunger Games, Katniss is willing to sacrifice herself for others. More Romeo and Juliet 7. What is the theme of this piece? What was Shakespeare trying to say about the human condition or society as a whole? The theme of Romeo and Juliet is love, and value of one another. Shakespeare is trying to say that sometimes someone loves someone so much that they can not imagine their lives without them. This does not mean that they need to commit suicide as a result. 8. Define the term “dramatic irony,” and give two examples from the play. Dramatic irony is using language that has a significance of a character 's words or actions that are unclear to another character, sometimes involving humor or a great effect. One example of dramatic irony in Romeo and Juliet is when Juliet lays “dead” in her tomb. Juliet is not actually dead, but later kills herself as she has found Romeo killed himself because he thought that Juliet was actually dead. Another example of dramatic irony is when the Nurse is weeping for Tybalt, but Juliet thinks that Romeo has died, even though the Nurse says that Tybalt
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