Hamlet’s relationship with Ophelia is a subjective, however, even though Hamlet may appears to loathe Ophelia. In , in reality, he proves he truly loves herthat truly loves her and vise versa. Throughout the course of the play, Shakespeare displays Hamlet and Ophelia’s relationship as a typical Shakespearean love story. A man and a woman fall in love, but life obstacles prevent them from marrying each other. For example, Ophelia’s brother, Laertes, and father, Polonius, forbid her from seeing Hamlet because Hamlet is a prince and is ought to marry a princess; Laertes describes Hamlet’s love to Ophelia as, “Forward, not permanent, sweet, not lasting, The perfume and suppliance of a minute-No more” (1.
Capulet has a arranged a young fine man, Paris to marry her daughter but Juliet refuses and wants to marry Romeo, the son of Montague, Capulet’s enemy. Romeo and Juliet’s marriages were important as they were the only child of their families. This may be the cause of the tension between juliet and her parents relationship. Juliet’ mother is not a caring mother. The nurse was the one who raised juliet hence, Juliet’s mother still treats Juliet like a child and did not get to spend more time with Juliet as much as the nurse did.
Juliet doesn’t know that romeo is there but she is talking to herself and is wishing that they didn’t half to do deal with the feud anymore so that way her and Romeo could be together. However, the effects of the feud between the families results in romeo and juliets courageous decision to secretly get married. Due to the feud, Romeo and Juliet must get married secretly and they are allowed to do so because of friar lawrence.
He tries to make all his decisions revolve around her. Capulet has a suitor, Paris, ready for Juliet, but Juliet does not find anything in Paris and instead finds another man she loves, Romeo. Juliet knows that Capulet would not approve of Romeo because he is a Montague, so she keeps it a secret. At the beginning of the play, Capulet makes thoughtful and rational choices, but the play progresses, his decisions become more fueled by emotions and impulsive. Capulet is capable of thinking objectively and analytically as shown in the beginning of the play.
Some would argue that love conquers all and that the lack of trust should not dissolve a marriage. However, that is not the case in Othello’s marriage and in most marriages worldwide. When their trust was broken, Othello turned against Desdemona and was unable to see her as the person he once married. In the beginning of the play Othello tells Iago Desdemona had became” [his] soul’s joy,” since they met and believes their marriage will last (II.I.200). Even though Othello believe Desdemona would be loyal to him because,” she had eyes and chose [him]” they still hadn’t been married for a long time when their trust was tested (III.III.194).However, when
Although Lady Capulet is an adult, she is still a woman in Shakespearean time and is portrayed as powerless. When Juliet is begging her to not make her marry Paris, claiming to love Romeo and threatening suicide, she tells Capulet, her husband, that she does not want to marry Paris. When Capulet is belittling Juliet, calling her worthless and threatening to strike her in front of Lady Capulet, she does not intervene. This is not because Lady Capulet does not care, but because she cannot go against her husband’s wishes since she is a woman. Lady Capulet responds to Juliet’s grovelling with “Talk not to me, for I’ll not speak a word./ Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee.” (3.5.202-203) because she cannot show that she sympathizes with
In Taming ofthe Shrew the play starts off by introducing two sisters Bianca, and Katherine. Bianca has two men who want to be her husband, but she cannot marry before her sister who is known as “the shrew”. Katherine is rude to men and women and threatens people. Unlike Bianca who is very quiet, and does as she told by her father, Katherine is very independent , and is outspoken, and does as she wants. Bianca is liked by more men because she is more submissive to what the
Shakespeare displays the feud between the two families as an immense obstacle Romeo and Juliet have to bypass in order to achieve a lifetime of happiness and love. Support Even if their relationship is seen as impractical and impossible, Romeo continues to discreetly meet Juliet and marry her in secret, with the exception of Friar Lawrence and the Nurse. Romeo’s actions show how willing he is to go against the odds just so he can follow his heart and be with Juliet. Romeo goes against his family’s belief that the Capulets are his sworn enemies.
She also thinks that I have problems with men who remind me of the men in my family. Maybe you’re afraid that you will end up like your mother” (Cruz 63) is the instance in which Soledad really opens up about her feelings in regard to the relationship she has with men. She willingly falls for artists and aims to avoid men who remind her of the men in her family. Because Soledad has problems with men who remind her of her family, it is safe to say that she does not want to repeat the cycle that she has escaped. The role that her family plays in this situation is that they have brought her back home when she was determined to stay
In Much Ado about Nothing, by William Shakespeare, Hero sacrifices her self-respect to maintain her reputation within her community, which helps to illuminate Shakespeare’s message about how forgiveness and compromise are essential in a healthy relationship. Despite this, Shakespeare uses Hero’s character to demonstrate a flaw in relationships, that both partners should be equally assertive and love each equally. Hero’s surprising decision to marry Claudio despite all the false accusations reflects her flat character. Ultimately, Hero can’t defend herself verbally, physically, or emotionally. She is not an assertive character.