There are defined examples of how Romeo’s and Juliet’s choices led to their deaths. Romeo’s choices were going to the party, fighting and killing Tybalt, and killing himself to be with Juliet. Juliet’s choices were staying with Romeo despite the rivalry, and killing herself to be with him in death. There are also examples about destiny or fate such as Romeo having an unsettling feeling about going to the party. Romeo and Juliet teaches us that we make choices that at the time seem like the best thing for us, but in the end can become the worst decision we have
Shakespeare based the poem “Romeo and Juliet” on the poem “Pyramus and Thisbe”. As you could imagine, these stories are very similar, but do contain some differences. These stories are about two teenagers that try to go against their family’s wishes and see each other. But, in the end Pyramus, Romeo, Thisbe, and Juliet kill themselves because of their unfortunate circumstances. Having “Romeo and Juliet” being written based on the ideas of the poem “Pyramus and Thisbe” implies that there will be many characteristics belonging the plot, conflicts, and characters that will be alike and different.In many ways Romeo and Juliet and Pyramus and Thisbe are very similar within the plot, conflicts and characters.
Are Romeo’s and Juliet 's death is because of their free will or of their fate? Romeo and Juliet by the famous William Shakespeare is a tragic and romantic play that teaches us about how the characters interact to one another knowing that they can 't be together. Romeo is a high social class from the Montagues family and her lovely Juliet is from the Capulet family. Since there is a hate between these families, they live in two different cities making their love much more difficult. As Romeo and Juliet meet at the beginning of the play both characters had never felt the love they felt as of that moment.
Later on, they decide to get married secretly because of their family rivalry. Friar Lawrence is the character who is most responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. 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.
In fact, in the prologue it says “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;” the phrase star-crossed means full of bad luck. So this play is meant to have bad luck (or bad decisions?). When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married or Juliet decides to fake her death and not tell Romeo. Those decisions were foolish and self-centered decisions. Even Romeo stabbing himself after he finds Juliet was a rash decision.
Then she goes to Friar Laurence to ask for help and they make plan to fake her death before the wedding day. With the help of a few miscommunications multiple people die, including Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love by Romeo and Juliet disobeying their parents, committing suicide, and killing other people. One way that Shakespeare shows forcefulness of love is when Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents. Throughout The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents multiple times.
But If Romeo and Juliet never met so many things would have happened differently. Romeo is to blame for the deaths of him and Juliet, Getting exiled from the town, and Juliet and Paris aren 't getting married. Romeo came into the picture and ruined the plans that Juliet’s family had set out for her. Since Romeo came to the Capulet’s party he and Juliet laid eyes on each other and instantly fell in love. This messed everything up because that is where Juliet and Paris were supposed to meet.
Romeo travels to the vault to see Juliet after word gets out about her death to join her in Heaven. As the Night Watch discover the scene Montague and Capulet enter as well as Friar lawrence who briefly explains it all and how it came to be. “Friar lawrence: I will be brief for my short date of breath is not so long as is a tedious tale. Romeo, there dead, was husband to that Juliet, and she, there dead, that Romeo’s faithful wife. I married them, and their stol’n marriage day was Tybalt’s doomsday, whose untimely death banished the new-made bridgeroom from this city; for whom, and did not for Tybalt, Juliet pined.
The Capulets are unaware of the fact that Juliet is married to Romeo. Lord Capulet arranges Juliet 's wedding with Country Paris on Thursday. While Juliet got married to Romeo a couple of days ago. This is Dramatic Irony because the reader knows Romeo and Juliet are married but the Capulets are completely unaware of this fact. The audience knows that Juliet only took a sleeping potion, but Romeo thinks she is dead and he created a plan to kill himself.
This is shown when Juliet and Romeo ask the Friar to marry the couple. The Friar has complete knowledge that the two households have a strong hate against each other yet, he marries the couple in good intention in hopes to heal the hate bond between the households. This plan does not work out because, Romeo (Montague) kills Tybalt (Capulet) which provokes a marriage between Paris and Juliet and the banishment of Romeo. Juliet asks the Friar what she could do in order to cancel the marriage. The Friar comes up with a plan to fake her death to avoid the marriage and send a letter to Romeo to notify she was not dead.