Romeo meets Juliet and promptly falls in love with her. They later get married after knowing each other for a short time. Neither of them considers the struggles their love could bring. Friar Lawrence’s quote expresses that those who rush expose themselves to complications, which is confirmed by the events Romeo and Juliet encounter. Prior to Friar Lawrence’s prophetic insight, Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet, which leads to their doomed fate by laying the foundation of their struggles.
When problems sprout like flowers, it’s quite difficult to find the root of the problem. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, end up taking their lives due to sundry aspects. However, there is one overriding aspect responsible for their deaths who happens to be Romeo’s best friend. Mercutio is the most at fault for Romeo and Juliet’s death; Mercutio is the character who ultimately convinces Romeo to attend the Capulet’s feast and because Mercutio challenges Tybalt to a fray — sparking a chain of events. Mercutio is able to force Romeo to go to the Capulet’s feast where he first accosts Juliet.
In ‘Romeo and Juliet’ the Capulets and Montage's end their feud after the tragedy itself. “O brother Montague, give me thy hand” (Shakespeare 5.3 Page 13). Capulet has realized the harm and effects of the death of the ‘star-crossed lovers’ after losing his precious treasure he felt guilt due to all the cruel words he had said to Juliet. The feud is an important aspect of the book because it was the reason for all the deaths and secrecy. “Doth with their death bury their parents' strife.” (Shakespeare Prologue page 1.)
Friar Laurence’s rash action in marrying Juliet, his hasty plan to avert Juliet from an unwanted marriage with Paris, and his failure to get his message delivered to Romeo in time all contribute to the death of Romeo and Juliet. When Romeo goes to see Friar Laurence after his new found love, they immediately begin to talk about marriage. Friar Laurence sees the opportunity to unite the two disputing families by marrying them. When Friar Laurence and Romeo are discussing a possible marriage, he tells Romeo “ wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast” (Shakespeare.2.3.95-96). Friar Laurence agrees to marry them knowing the danger in making such an immense commitment in just 24 hours.
He expresses fond comments about Romeo to show to Tybalt he has no reason to have anger towards him. Of course, he doesn't listen and still hates Romeo deeply. As a result, he tries to fight Romeo, but fights Mercutio first, killing him. Then, Romeo kills Tybalt seeking out justice for murdering Mercutio. With this we see that family bonding is essential in a successful marriage.
Fate is a power that some people believe determines a person’s future. In the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, fate prevents Romeo’s and Juliet’s intense love. The play is about these two teenagers during the Renaissance who fall in love, but they are from different families, Capulet and Montague who are in a prolonged quarrel. Despite the obstacles, Romeo and Juliet wed and a sequence of events cause Romeo and Juliet both to die. There are multiple occasions where fate gets in the way of Romeo and Juliet such as when Romeo killed Tybalt, Romeo being banished, Juliet being forced to marry Paris, the failure of Romeo being informed of Juliet’s fake death and Romeo killing himself.
“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” (740) William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, is the tale of two star-crossed lovers from Verona who love each other despite their feuding families, but ultimately meet their end. Romeo and Juliet are predestined to die because of fate, but the foolish mistakes and reliance on luck and chance by multiple characters are what contribute to the star-crossed lovers’ destinies coming true. Throughout the play, fate ensures that Romeo and Juliet will come to their demise. Romeo says this quote, “Alive, in triumph! And Mercutio slain!
At the beginning of the play, Romeo wanted to keep himself out of the light because the woman he loved, Rosaline, did not love him. Later, he is comparing Juliet to the Sun as a bright light, since Juliet is now the one true love of his life. Then, when the two lovers were together on Juliet’s balcony, they became saddened when it began to become light out, for Romeo would have to leave if he didn’t want to be killed by Juliet’s family. Then, Capulet has heart full of light because he is so excited for the wedding of Juliet and Paris. Finally, in Juliet’s resting place, he was saying that Juliet was lighting up the entire tomb with her beauty.
At this point, Romeo is infatuation with Rosaline, Lord Capulet’s niece and a girl who sworn to remain chaste, is still present. However, as soon as Romeo lays eyes on Juliet, he forgets entirely of his previous love for Rosaline. In fact, Romeo begins to question whether he was actually in love with Rosaline. This establishes that Romeo already makes hasty decisions when it comes to love. Next, while speaking to Romeo in secret on her balcony, Juliet proposes the idea of marriage: “If thy bent of love be honorable / thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow” (2.2.143-144).
The fearful passage of their death-marked love, and the countenance of their parents’ rage, which but their children’s end, naught could remove, is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage; the which if you with patient ears attend, what here shall miss our toil shall strive to mend. (Romeo and Juliet. Prologue. 1-14) This quote shows that fate is present in Romeos life because he meets the love of his life Juliet at a party he happened to be at by choice. Romeo did not have to attend the party.