Some people can have mixed emotions when they first start out. In Romeo and Juliet’s case, they have mixed emotions because their families were enemies, Capulet against Montague, and can not fall for each other. After Romeo had seduced Juliet during the masquerade party, Juliet was in love and as he was leaving she asked the nurse who that gentleman was. When she found out that he was a montague she was devastated and said why she had to “love a loathed enemy”. This is a bit hard for her knowing she loved the family’s enemy, but this happens a lot in today's world, Many couples have to keep their relationships a secret because their parents or friends don’t like the person, I have witnessed this a couple of times with my friends, which is
The play spotlights certain character’s close bonds between each other. The Nurse and Juliet are like relatives, but they are not blood related. Since the Nurse’s daughter died at a young age, she treats Juliet as a daughter and has been with Juliet to breast feed her. The Nurse is like another mother to Juliet. Juliet has conversations with the Nurse which she would not discuss with her mother, Lady Capulet. On the other hand, Juliet has a romance with Romeo, they kissed, and they still fell in love even though they figured out their families were enemies. Romeo is a Montague, Juliet is a Capulet, and their families have hated each other for years. They do not let their last names stop them, and Friar Laurence, a priest Romeo is close to,
The story is about a tragedy death of two star-crossed lovers, and how they fell in love falling in love. Romeo starts by going after a girl named Rosalina, and then falls madly in love when the beauty of Juliet. Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet’s party, and then fall instantly in love, with each other, and get married in the Friar Laurence office. While Romeo and Juliet physically committed the acts that ended there own lives, the long-stand family feuding and fate should be blamed for their deaths.
“To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.”(Unknown). Romeo and Juliet lose their young lives due to youth and inexperience. They were rash and reckless when it came to their actions which led to their sad ending. For instance, if they listened to the adults and recognized what could result from their love, they could have had a happier ending. In other words, Romeo and Juliet waste their young lives and love for making decisions based on emotions instead of intelligence.
When Juliet and Romeo were faced with a conflict, they would act based upon their emotions rather than coming up with rational solutions that would benefit both parties. They were only thinking in the moment, and not of the future consequences. Unfortunately, their rash decisions led to tragic incidents and the deaths of friends, family, and themselves. The problematic impulsiveness from the main characters could be taken as a moral, that love can control one’s mind to behave recklessly, leading to troubling
Through the predominant influences of certain characters, inconsistency of decision making, and secretiveness amongst the characters, these events quickly lead to the grievous incident of the play. All the way from past hatred and persuasive friends, to emotionally driven decisions such as Romeo’s desire to be married and his vengeance, the play concluded with potions that provoked counter outcomes. Romeo and Juliet displayed the risks they were willing to take in the name of love, but in the end, poor choices took responsibility for the continuous occurrences that lead to dreadful ends; however, opposed to the idea of fate, or a stronger force guiding the character’s actions. With this, the play closed with the poisonous idea of the love that Romeo and Juliet shared, including all that they would sacrifice to have a chance at a life
The bottle of potion suggests the theme of love vs. hate, death, and grief in the play. Romeo, one of the main characters, is a very good looking, smart, and sympathetic person. While in love with Juliet, he finds himself in a mess. Romeo got the news of Juliet's death back in Verona. Romeo is devastated and cannot live without his wife, Juliet. After his fight with Paris in the middle of the night, Romeo says to himself, “Come Bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide! Thou desperate pilot, how at once run on the dashing Rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here’s to my love. [DRINKING.] O true apothecary, Thy drugs are quick. Thus a kiss I die” (5.3.116). Romeo experiences the feeling of grief with his wife's death and needs to be with her. The family
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare has toyed with the emotions of its audience members for centuries. The play’s main characters, Romeo and Juliet, love one another in spite of the feud between their families and later on, in the wallows of grief, each take their own life. While the characters both meet their end tragically, it was their choices that realistically led them down that path. The cause of the two “star-crossed lovers” final end is not due to fate or destiny, but by their own foolish hands.
Healthy and successful relationships are based on a mutual respect, appreciation and a deep love rooted in trust. Most couples establish a sustainable relationship over a long period of time, rather than fixating on physical attraction and carnal desires. In truth, love is often mistaken for lust. In Romeo and Juliet, one can see the misinterpretation of infatuation for true love. Lust overcomes the couple’s actions and causes them to continuously make rash decisions without any consideration of the consequences. Romeo becomes infatuated with Juliet and even before meeting her, claims to love her. However, his love is based on her beauty which causes him to uncontrollably profess his love for her: “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight, For
“It seems to me, that love could be labeled poison and we’d drink it anyway”, says Atticus. This quote means that love can be dangerous, but we, as humans, are willing to take the risk in order to find happiness. This quote relates to Romeo and Juliet because Romeo and Juliet knew that there would be so many risks falling in love with each other, but they were willing to take those risks because they love each other. In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers whose love for each other shows, in the way, they are willing to die for each other, the way they forgive each other, and the way they are willing to leave their families for each other.
From the moment he sees her at the Capulet party, Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet. They both fall head over heels for each other as the night progresses. During their time together, they completely put all things aside and forget everything about the world except for their love for one another. Most people seem to think this way about the romance between Romeo and Juliet, but in reality, they aren’t actually truly in love. Romeo and Juliet are not in love with each other because just a day before they met, he felt heartbroken because of a girl named Rosaline who didn 't love him, he pressures Juliet to profess her love to him, and after just barely meeting, they both agree to get married.
In countless fairy tales and myths, passion is praised as a beautiful and moving emotion. A prince’s passionate kiss awakes his sleeping soul mate; a mother’s passionate love for her daughter makes her journey across the seven seas to find her; a father’s passion and care for his son causes him to sacrifice himself for his son’s life. However, a picture that the stories often don’t paint, is the truth behind passion, how dangerous passion is and the actions it can force one to take. In the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, two households, the Montagues and the Capulets, are engaged in a life long feud. The next successors in line to each house, Romeo to the house of Montagues and Juliet to the house of Capulets, fall in love with one another at first sight. Despite their forbidden romance, they are married in secret, promising their everlasting love for each other. Throughout the book, from the moment they meet each other on the dance floor, Romeo and Juliet continue to make reckless decisions that they justify by using passion as an excuse, declaring that they must take these actions because of their passionate love for one another. In the end, their infatuation for each other lead them to take foolish and unnecessary deeds, ultimately leading to their death. Passion can often overcome one 's emotions and cause them to dismiss all common sense, in turn leading them to take dangerous and thoughtless actions that risk the safety of themselves and oftentimes
Passion is a powerful emotion that plays a huge part in the decisions we make. Passion may seem beneficial, but ultimately leads to destruction, and it doesn't matter whether it is love or hate both can make an individual reckless and blind. In William Shakespeare's play “Romeo and Juliet”, many of the characters make rash choices because passion interferes with their capability to reason and this not only affects the individual but also others around them. This thesis will be proven by the analysis of Romeo, Tybalt, Mercutio, actions that are driven by passionate love or hate and how it has affected the other characters of the play. The power of passionate love is illustrated in the play through Romeo’s love for Rosaline and Juliet, which let him to make certain decisions
Picture a rollercoaster. With so many ups and downs, there is never a point in the ride where the rollercoaster is at a constant level. This is the same effect that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet plays on the audience’s emotions. There is just never a break in the emotional ride; however, that is the reason for why Romeo and Juliet is famed in the first place. From the beginning of the play, the audience is already set off to the top of the ride by the prologue which tells the entire plot of the story. As the plot progresses, Shakespeare stirs more emotions into the audience and ends the play in one of the most dramatic ways known to literature: death. More specifically, Romeo’s and Juliet’s death; however, it was not the death that made the
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.