Romeo thinks that his blurred sense of reality due to romanticism has let Mercutio die to Tybalt. Romeo furiously states, “[His] very friend, hath got this mortal hurt / In [his] behalf. [His] reputation stained / With Tybalt’s slander…” (III.1.115-117). This shows how complicated Romeo is, from being dramatic about being romantic and then immediately becoming very serious and furious at Tybalt for the death of his friend Mercutio. The drama from Romeo and Juliet mainly comes from the complexity of all the different characters in the play.
With Mercutio being such a skeptic, he mocks love and makes fun of his best friend Romeo when he finds out he has fallen in love with a Capulet; Mercutio states “Romeo, Humors! Madman! Passion! Lover! Appear thou in the likeness of a sigh, speak but one rhyme and I am satisfied.” When Romeo is distressed by his love for Rosaline, he states
The Capulet and Montague feud was not the source of Romeo and Juliet’s circumstance, but their narcissistic projection. Their love brought them temporary pleasure; however, that same love caused their permanent end. Romeo is the main factor behind the demise of Juliet and himself. Romeo is introduced as a passive man who deeply longs for romance. He is a slave to passion and romance and is obsessed with obtaining it with whoever is willing to reciprocate.
Shakespeare has written many plays which were very well-known and popular and inculding this one was Romeo and Juliet’s love story. Romeo and Juliet’s love story takes place in Verona. Where the both families are enemies. The Capulet, which are Juliet’s families and The Montuage’s, which were Romeo’s families. This story is a sad story which uses literary devices to make the story move as well as give us hints.
The most important theme depicted in Acts one and two in Romeo and Juliet is that of love. In the prologue Shakespeare introduces Romeo and Juliet as, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers” whose love was destined for destruction. For Romeo, love is complicated in nature because of his shift of emotions from one girl to another. Once he discovers his new love in Act II, Romeo and Juliet’s forbidden love is the driving force behind their actions and the events that take place. The first example of love takes place in Act I when Romeo is lovesick and acting strange according to his friends and family.
This shows Romeo was being very impulsive because he wouldn’t explain why he was there. Also when romeo was talking to Paris he was being very hostile towards him. Overall everybody can agree that romeo was being impulsive and impetuous. One of Romeo’s most interesting traits is being romantic, this can be seen when Romeo says”...Juliet is the sun”.In other words this shows that Romeo really does love Juliet for various reasons especially her looks. For instance this connoted that Romeo is very passionate and loving.another example is when romeo asked friar to “This i pray.../that thou consent to marry us today” this quote is important because it proves that he really does love juliet.this implies that romeo is actually very romantic and passionate.With all this shown it implies that romeo is very devoted for
Romantic love is an obsession” (Helen Fisher). The amount of Dopamine and Oxytocin coursing through Juliet makes her foolishly trust Romeo and act on what she feels for him. Both fall victim to their hormones and make decisions based on
Romeo says “For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” (1.5.58) This example implies that Romeo falls in love at first sight. Finally, Romeo is very emotional. Romeo says “I’ll go along, no much sight to be shown, but to rejoice in splendor of my own. (1.2.187-188) from this evidence Romeo is very sad a lot of the time. Romeo is the more compulsive character in Romeo and Juliet because his emotions get
William Shakespeare once wrote, “It is not in the stars to hold people’s destiny but in themselves.” Despite the depth of an ancient family feud, Romeo and Juliet pursued their love together, considered by some to be infatuated, even when given many obstacles to overcome. Rather than live without one another, the two teens took their lives to put the everlasting feud to a halt. Romeo and Juliet are victims of destiny, star-crossed lovers whose death’s are inevitable of doom due to their lack of approval from society, passion of love, and unfortunate luck. The two lovers are victims of destiny because of their lack of approval from society, especially from their family. In Romeo and Juliet, the Montague family and the Capulet family hold a strong grudge toward one another, just a glance in one’s direction causes great exasperation.
Shakespeare uses disguise in the play to show several confusions and internal conflicts between the characters, proving how malleable and deluded some human attractions can be. Shakespeare uses Viola (Cesario) as an example of a mechanism that can throw internal conflicts into temporary chaos. Viola willingly faces whatever comes in her way. Her love for Duke Orsino seems too constant and true, unlike the other characters in the play. The temporary chaos of the play is when Viola falls in love with Orsino, who falls in love with Olivia, who on the other hand falls in love with Viola’s disguise, Cesario.