All actions are influenced. Whether it's you working harder to make someone proud, or doing something to make someone angry. There is always an outside influence. I believe that the Capulet and Montague family is this outside influence that caused Romeo and Juliet to end their lives. They had driven the kids to this horrible solution with their constant rivalry, endless pressure to be perfect, and their quickness to judge. They are to blame for the saddening ending to this tragic love story. If the Montague and Capulet families had gotten over their childish rivalry, than neither of them would've had to lose their children. The last sentence of the opening prologue in Romeo and Juliet is "Doth with their death bury their parents' strife." I think that the parent's had realized that their war was not worth it. However, this means that the only thing holding them back was their parent's strife, so if they had settled it earlier, they could've lived happily. In hindsight, it appears that Romeo and Juliet were more mature …show more content…
Love is inevitable. You can't choose who to fall in love with. What would you have done if the person you loved appeared to be dead? Sure, you could move on and live your life. But to Romeo and Juliet, they were each others life. Their families had neglected them, and controlled their lives forever, and they finally found who made them happy. So yes, they ultimately did choose to kill themselves. However, they would've never had to go that far if their parents had let them live their lives the way they wanted to, and be free. It's Not Childish, It's *About* Childishness makes a honest statement about how it's not the kids who are childish, it is the people around them. You don't have to be a child, to be childish. The Capulet and Montague families led them to this point. They are the outside force that caused Romeo and Juliet's
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Capulet is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he over pressured Juliet to marry Paris. Juliet was married to Romeo at this point in the story. When she refused to marry Paris her father Capulet became extremely angry and threatened to disown her if she did not go through with the wedding. Angrily he stated, “Get thee to church a Thursday / Or never after look me in the face”(III.V.161-162). With this statement, Capulet showed how he cared more about how the family continues that Juliet’s happiness.
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.
There are several reasons why Lord Capulet is to be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. His decision to force Juliet to get married, his contribution of the family feud, and his decision to change the day of the marriage. The main reason I think Lord Capulet is to blame is because he forced Juliet to get married. Him forcing Juliet to get married only left Juliet two choices and that was to either run away or get married, and of course we all know that her getting marred to anyone but Romeo wasn't an option. If he had never forced her to getting married then she would not have done what she did.
The play which is set in Verona is a story about a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families. This feud causes tragic results for the main characters in the play, Romeo and Juliet. The events contrast hatred and revenge with love and a secret marriage, forcing the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly and die tragically in despair. Romeo and Juliet’s deaths could be blamed on three people, Tybalt, Juliet’s Father, and the Friar, because Juliet’s father was pushing an unwanted marriage, and then Tybalt he wanted to fight Romeo and he ended up getting killed, making Juliet’s parents think they
The long standing-family feuding and fate is ultimately to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. Some people may think that Romeo and Juliet are ultimately to blame for their own deaths, because they both killed themselves. They are wrong, the
This is why it is so shocking when the two become lovers. The power of pre-determined destiny gets the best of them. Shakespeare did not wait to tell the readers that Romeo and Juliet were a part of pre-determined destiny. For example, in the prologue it says "From fourth the fatal loins of these two foes, A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life (Shakespeare prologue). " This means two unlucky children are born into enemy families, they become lovers and commit suicide.
That is why Lord Capulet is to blame for Romeo and Juliet's death.
Due to these circumstances, the rivalry between the Capulet and Montague families is a clear illustration of how authority figures throughout the play fail to rescue Romeo and Juliet as they display violent tendencies towards each other and destructive parental
They teach them right from wrong, they have decisions on how they dress, who they are friends with, where they grow up, who they are supposed to hate and like, Even in some cases who they are to marry. the family's the Montagues and Capulets have a life long feud, which affects everyone around them. One reason that the parents are to blame for the cause of the suicides and deaths in the play is how they've been fighting with each
In Romeo and Juliet, the idea that the main characters have no control over their destiny is proven through the long existing feud between the families, Romeo and Juliet’s chance meeting and Mercutio’s and Tybalt’s deaths. The long existing feud between the Capulets and Montagues is one of the factors that Romeo and Juliet have no control over, but which influences their fate. Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and juliet do not have fully developed brains. They are still teenagers, They don't have a full understanding of what love is and how it works. Romeo and juliet were under the stress of their family's. Romeo wanted to get married as soon as possible thinking that their families vendettas would end, juliet agreed and they decided to get married, As with most suicides, there is more to the story than just the ending. It’s never just that they wanted to end their life.
In Romeo and Juliet the need for secrecy was due to the fact that their love was never supposed to happen, it was forbidden. Romeo and Juliet’s love was forbidden because their family differences.(1.5.136-139) Their secret was their relationship and the fact that they had gotten married, but, only four people knew two of those which included Romeo and Juliet, and the other two being the Nurse and Friar Lawrence. Both Juliet’s and Romeo’s parents would not have approved of them being together because of their feud but this didn 't stop Romeo and Juliet from going against the rules of their parents’ beliefs. (2.2.64-79) The effect the keeping of the secret in the story is that it resulted in many deaths, including those such as Mercutio, Tybalt, Paris, and Lady Montague.
Preciado 1 Lizeth Preciado Deborah Sidler Pre AP English 9: 2A February 18th, 2018 From the moment children are born, their actions begin to have an exponential effect on the lives of those around them. No action is free of consequences, and the decisions made throughout an individuals life can make or break the following course of events.
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.
Tara Jahns Ms. Zita Szigeti Language and Literature Advanced 9 9th of March 2015 English Essay Summative Assessment of Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is such an interesting play because even now, five hundred years later we are still talking and learning about this play. It is so relatable till date because people fall in love now as Romeo and Juliet did, families fight, as the Montagues and Capulets did. We can relate to each character in some. Which is what makes this play so compelling and lets it live, five hundred years later. Romeo and Juliet is a tragic tale of two lovers, separated by an epic feud of their two houses (Romeo a Montague and Juliet a Capulet.)