In the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare there are two young lovers. They are Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families in Verona who have hated each other for centuries. However, Romeo and Juliet love each other which will produce problems. The two lovers die in the end because of Romeo's loss of self-control. Romeo's loss of self-control leads to several untimely deaths in the Capulet and Montague families. The two lovers first meet at a party by the Capulets. Benvolio persuades Romeo to go to the Capulet party because it is a masquerade, so no one will see who he really is. Benvolio telling Romeo to go to the party and find a new love leads to the kisses that Romeo and Juliet share …show more content…
He is very impetuous and he loses his self-control. This happening to Romeo led to everything that happens in Romeo and Juliet. Juliet is supposedly dead, but she really isn't. She drank a potion to seem like it so that Romeo could take her to Mantua and they could live together. Romeo doesn't hear the news however. Earlier Romeo went to Juliet's balcony and Juliet told him that her kinsmen would be coming for him. "Juliet: If they do see thee, they will murder thee. Romeo: Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye. Than twenty of their swords! Look thou but sweet, and I am proof against their enmity" (2.2.71-73). Romeo is saying let the kinsmen come he is not afraid of them. He says later he would rather die than be without Juliet. "Arms, take your last embrace! And, lips, O you the doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss a dateless bargain to engrossing death! Come, bitter conduct; come, unsavory guide! Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here's to my love! O true Apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die" (5.3.113-121). Romeo finds Juliet supposedly dead and drinks poison to die with her. He kisses her then dies next to her. Then Juliet awakens and sees Romeo dead, so she takes his dagger and stabs herself and dies next to
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Then young men love with their eyes / Not with their hearts. ”(2.3.65-68) This shows that the Friar knows that Romeo and Juliet are both immature since they fall in love because of each other's good looks and not personality. The Friar agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet thinking that it would end the feud “For this alliance may so happy prove /
Romeo sees what he thinks is Juliet lifless and cold. He professes his love for her and kisses her. Romeo says, "Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide!/ Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on/ The dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here's to my love (drinking)/ Oh true apothecary/
“Impulsive actions lead to trouble, and trouble could have unpleasant consequences” -Stieg Larsson. In the Book Shattering Glass by Gail Giles and the play The The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, teenage characters experience impulse control. Rather, these characters experience the lack of control over their impulse. Impulse is when a person or animal have a sudden urge to do or say something, usually brought on by emotion. Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet has many moments where he has the impulse to do something and cannot resist the urge to stop.
He came up with the crazy plan that led to their eventual death. Since he didn’t make sure that the information about the plan was delivered to Romeo on time, it caused a lot of confusion. After Juliet woke up and saw that Romeo was dead, Friar Lawrence left her alone in Capulet’s tomb instead of making sure she wouldn’t do anything dangerous. After the ball, Juliet tells her parents that she doesn’t want to marry Paris because she is too young, but the truth is, she is already in love with Romeo. Her parents don’t agree with her and decided she is going to marry in
There are many characters that contributed to the tragic acts of love and suicide in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, but who is the most to blame? In the famous play, we have two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, who have been feuding with each other for many years. Romeo, from the Montague family, and Juliet, from the Capulets, have fallen in love. Due to the distasteful acts from each side, their children must go to great lengths to keep their love a secret.
But by saying ‘villain cousin’, Juliet is saying that even though she loved Tybalt, he could’ve killed Romeo. When Juliet consents to drinking the elixir that would make her seem dead, she says: “And I will do it without fear or doubt, / To live an unstained wife to my sweet love “ (4.1.87-88). Juliet shows her bravery and commitment to marrying Romeo by saying that she would do anything without fear or doubt, so that she may be a good wife to him. Juliet’s bravery and forgiveness are emphasized when Shakespeare uses juxtaposition and complexity to show these
Romeos and Juliets Death Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two love-struck teens that eventually falls in love. They have to face obstacles just to find a way to be together and eventually have to secrednize their marriage. The characters Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Lord, Lady Capulet are primarily responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. They all have things they did that leads to Romeo and Juliet’s departness. Also, the decisions they made and the problems they caused such as ruining true love.
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story that ends in a tragedy. Unable to overcome the hatred that plagues both of their families, Romeo and Juliet ultimately commit suicide. This tragedy is often viewed as a product of Verona's society. While the family feud between the Montague and the Capulets did play a major role in the early deaths of the protagonist, individual characters also contributed to their demise. Perhaps the character who played this biggest part in the tragedy was Lord Capulet, Juliet's father.
While Romeo was known for his impulsiveness, it didn 't go to help him out later on. Romeo had been convinced to sneak into the Capulet 's party, and would then lock eyes with a girl that he will forever be in love with. An analysis of Romeo’s character in the play Romeo and Juliet, reveals that his fatal flaw was his impulsiveness due to him falling in love and marrying Juliet, becoming a murder after he had killed Tybalt and Paris, and him killing himself. One reason why Romeo was impulsive was because he had fallen in love with Juliet at first sight.
There are so many situations where people act without thought. And those instances normally end up backfiring or hurting someone else. You can often find this recklessness in the play Romeo & Juliet, written by Shakespeare. In the story, Romeo and Juliet are madly in love with each other. They will go to any extent to prove it to others and each other.
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.
Are people in control of their destiny? Having no power over one’s destiny is an important theme in William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet. We are in told in the prologue that fate is going to drive the story. Romeo and Juliet are not in control of their lives. It is predetermined destiny, not free choice that manipulates the lives of these two lovers.
The whole ending of the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet, could be prevented if Romeo and Juliet would have self restraint, the ending could also have been much worse if they did not rely on each other. This could be Shakespeare teaching us something. According to Romeo and Juliet, the most important characteristics to have in life are: reliability and restraint.
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was a tragic play that started with a young couple falling madly in love, but quickly turned to the death of both of them. From early on in the play, it seemed as if the fate of Romeo and Juliet was already determined, as they were referred to as “star-crossed lovers”, and the tragic fate of these lovers was unraveled through the poor decisions of many characters throughout this play. Though many people can be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, Lord Capulet and Romeo are the most responsible for the tragic ending of this play. Lord Capulet was the most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. First of all, one trait that puts Lord Capulet at the blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet is that he was indecisive.
And the feud between the two families creates chaos in the community. The whole movies have kept the track of originality in its important characters, scenes and the flow of the play. The story starts with a fight with scene between the Montague boys and the Capulet’s and ends with the death of the lovers, Romeo and Juliet. However, there are