After Romeo has been banished from Verona Juliet's parents forced her to marry Paris. To get out of this Friar Laurence gave Juliet a potion that will make her seem dead when she is just in a very deep sleep. But he fails to get the message to Romeo which makes Romeo believe Juliet is dead. Romeo has no idea of the plan, as he clearly states, “Is it e’en so? Then I defy you, stars! /Thou
This ended in Juliet becoming more confident and her desires changed. “I will not marry yet, and, when I do, I swear It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, Rather than Paris.” This quote shows Juliet refusing to marry Paris which is also her disobeying her parents. After this refusal, Juliet grows her independence and defiance of her family’s expectations. As she falls in love with Romeo these traits increase.
Foreshadowing is throughout the whole play. They give hints as to what is going to happen and it is like the characters are seeing or predicting their own fate. (Act 2, Scene 5) Friar Laurence advises the Romeo and Juliet to be cautious in love, "These violent delights have violent ends ... Therefore love moderately.
The reader can see this in Act 4 when he is telling Juliet: “Hold, daughter. I do spy a kind of hope, / Which craves as desperate which we would prevent. / If, rather than to marry County Paris, / Thou has the strength of will to slay thyself. / Then is it likely thou wilt undertake / A thing like death to chide away this shame, / That copest with death himself to ‘scape from it. /
In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare constructs a theme by his use of foreshadowing and dramatic irony which suggests that you should not allow your conflicts to affect other people. First, Shakespeare using the literary element of foreshadowing to present the theme. For example, an officer says, “Clubs, bills, and partisans! Strike! Beat them down!
William Shakespeare’s use of foreshadowing in “Romeo and Juliet” emphasizes Juliet’s rebellion due to the distant relationship with her mother growing up. The Montagues and the Capulets are two families who have despised each other for generations. Despite this anger, two people from each family fall in love, Romeo and Juliet. As the two get closer Romeo says, "I fear . . . some consequence, yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night's revels . . .
”(3.5.218-220). She expresses the feeling of doubt because she believes that Romeo will not return home. She does not want Juliet to wait and long for her husband’s arrival. These four characters’ impatience cause the tragic
Juliet on the other hand did not have any desire of doing everything her father tell her to, making way for a major conflict between herself and her father. Juliet came to a point where she was on her hands and knees begging for the marriage between herself and Paris to not take place. Juliet made it explicitly clear to her father that she had absolutely no desire to marry Paris, but her begging came to no avail. Capulet refused to agree and began threatening her by saying, “But if you will not wed, I'll pardon you. Graze where you will, you shall not house with me!”
In the morning, the nurse discovers her and pronounces her dead. Of all the things the Friar has done so far, giving Juliet the poison is the worst of his actions. As the Friar’s plan goes, Romeo did not receive the letter from the servant describing the situation of how Juliet is not dead, only sleeping. Romeo then kills himself when he sees his ‘dead’ wife, and when Juliet rises only to see her dead husband, she ends her life with a
Shakespeare uses figurative language like metaphors and oxymorons and obvious, unclear, and hidden views of fate to convey the implied thematic message that fate is present for the duration of the entire play. In the beginning of the play Shakespeare deconstructs the theme that one way fate is present is in an obvious way. He illustrates the view in act 1 scene 5 as the Capulet party has come to a close and the two cursed lovers are infatuated with each other Juliet turns to Nurse and discloses her situation,
Romeo sees what he thinks is Juliet lifless and cold. He professes his love for her and kisses her. Romeo says, "Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide!/ Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on/ The dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here's to my love (drinking)/ Oh true apothecary/
Later when Romeo hears of Juliet’s death he blames fate and tries to kill himself, “Is it e’en so?-Then I deny you, stars!” (5.1.25). In this example Romeo is taking responsibility for his past actions by defying fate and taking things into his own hands. Juliet is also a naïve and impulsive girl that
Juliet only loves Romeo so this drives her to go to Friar Laurence whereupon attempted suicide he prescribes a potion that will make her appear dead. Romeo and Juliet’s decision to be married starts a string of events including Juliet’s “death”, Romeo killing Paris, Romeo killing himself, and Juliet killing
She is able to deceive the Nurse from suspecting that she fell in love with Romeo. Furthermore, Juliet struggles with another problem when her parents decide that she was to marry the Count Paris when she was already married to Romeo. When Juliet refuses to marry Paris, she states, “I will not even marry yet, and when I do I swear it shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, rather than Paris.” (III.v.126). She is not obedient to her parents like she used to.
( II, ii, l. 121-122) She even agrees to get married to Romeo the very next day. Juliet’s rebellious streak is yet again evident when she says she will not marry Paris. In the patriarchal society that she lives in, she is expected to obey her father's . When Juliet says that Paris "shall not make me there a joyful bride".