Tragedy In Romeo And Juliet

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Love? Tragedy? Romeo and Juliet “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Juliet is thinking about Romeo and his family ties.Although Juliet is unaware that Romeo is in orchard below, she accurately points out of a primary conflict in their relationship. Romeo did love Juliet because he called her a holy shrine, he was determined to marry her as soon as he could and he took a poison vial just so he could be with her forever. Firstly, when Romeo doesn’t think he can get over Rosaline, Benvolio and Mercutio try to convince Romeo to go to Capulet’s party to find a new girl. Romeo says, “Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like a thorn” (1.4.25-26). This quote shows that Romeo is asking himself if…show more content…
Romeo says to himself, “O she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night. Like a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear- Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear! Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night” (1.5.44-45). Romeo tells himself that Juliet’s beauty is as bright as a torch and that she shines in the night like an earring in the ear of an Ethiopian. Romeo thinks that her beauty is too great for the Earth. Lastly, Romeo sees Juliet and he thought she was dead but she wasn’t, so he drank a poison vial and died. He did that so they could be together forever. “Then i defy you,stars” (5.1.24). After learning of Juliet’s death, he declares himself openly opposed to the destiny that so grieves him. Sadly, in “defying” fate he actually brings it about. Romeo’s suicide prompts Juliet to kill herself, thereby ironically fulfilling the love’s tragic destiny. In conclusion, Romeo did love Juliet because he called her a holy shrine, he was determined to marry her as soon as he could and he took a poison vial just so he could be with her forever. This is a play of love and hate, and “Fortune and Fate.” In terms of fate, once the couple meets, there is no turning back. And the only problem that affects their “love at first sight” is not their love, but the hate of their
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