Romeo and Juliet: Avoiding Tragic Mistakes Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is considered to be his masterpiece; it is known all over the world and is perhaps the most famous play in history. The play tells the tragic story of two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who are trapped in a feud between their families. In the end, their actions lead to the deaths of six people including themselves. The key to understanding the actions of Romeo and Juliet is through science. By studying their behaviors, future similar teenage tragedies can be prevented.
Likewise, Juliet tends to make irresponsible decisions such as faking her death so she would not have to marry Paris. Scientific studies have shown that the teen brain is still under development causing teenagers to not fully think through decisions. Characters in Romeo and Juliet portray very similar characteristics to modern teens today. Overall, the teenage years are very complicated because of what is going on in the brain, so if people would better understand this concept, teenagers would receive more
We need to fall and get back up on our own or we won’t learn to stand on our own two feet. Romeo and Juliet is a play with many themes, some harder to find than others. Love, loss, betrayal, fear, chaos, deceit, anger, hatred, grief, friendship, family, strength, passion, youth and wisdom. There are many lessons learned in this play that are essential to growing up. We love and we lose, all of these things are part of being human.
Romeo and Juliet: Peace in the Midst of Chaos Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is one of the best known, and praised, tragedies of all time. It is a dramatic play/retelling of “The Tragicall History of Romeus and Juliet,” by Arthur Brooke. Both tell the story of a forbidden love between two feuding families. The children get married in secret; Romeo is then banished for killing a Capulet. In order to be with Juliet, he illegally re-enters Verona, finds Juliet ‘dead’ in a tomb, kills himself, and then Juliet, upon finding Romeo dead, kills herself.
Without a doubt the feuds and love so deeply involved in this story lead to a direct result of violence. So much violence, and so much death could not be stopped in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, and it may truly lead one to wonder why this outcome could not have been
Romeo and Juliet is a book centered around violence and not only does it set the tone and plot of the story but also plays a major theme throughout the famous play. The whole book is about the feud between the Montague and Capulets and many lives are lost due to unending violence. Violence is projected as something that is universal and throughout the play, the noble family as well as the servants and lesser peasants demonstrate this idea. Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo to avenge his friend, kills Tybalt. Even the lower class kill amongst each other due to loyalty to both families.
In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare exaggerates the emotional behavior and the impressive sensation of Romeo whose impetuous motivation impacted and decided the path of fate, the death of many characters in the story. The expression of Romeo is a key that toward the whole plot to the dead. Shakespeare emphasizes the young love between Romeo and Juliet is under the profound passion that explored at the first sight, but he let the foreordination of their death be started by the temporarily, naive and critical love. Romeo is not only the main character, but also a crucial factor that strongly affects the death of Tybalt, Paris, Juliet and himself. All the reactions of Romeo to each events are meticulous to map out for the
Towards the end of the two the acts upon the characters are very different. In Romeo and Juliet you might see it a little darker. Unlike West Side Story Juliet kills herself, But in West Side Story Maria does not kill herself this might have to do with the time both were made. Back during the time of the play suicide was more common in many. But impulsivity was still shown in the movie it was just less of a consequence and only one died than both.
Most of what Juliet told her family, could be taken in two completely different directions. She says something to impress her parents, but she is really telling them how she will stay faithful to Romeo. If William Shakespeare had not used dramatic irony in Romeo and Juliet, the play would completely transform into a classic, boring, and typical romance story. In Act III, Juliet is directly disobeying her parents' plan for her to marry Paris. Her lines are full of double meaning and dramatic
The character Romeo embodies the being of a tragic hero throughout the novel; Romeo is of noble birth, he has flaws, and his downfall was his own. Romeo is an easy character to connect with because although he is elevated in society he is not perfect. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet rouses the unpleasant emotions we often try restrain, and leaves in a state of wonder. Romeo teaches us that rushing life is not the way to go and that is something we can all take to heart. Romeo is the tragic hero and will be the model of all tragic heroes after