We see the best is brought out of Romeo as he is showing maternity and respect for his ‘Family.’ Overall, love is a marvelous force for good because it is everlasting through time and hardships, it brings people together, and it has the potential to bring the best out of people. Love outshines hate in ‘Romeo and Juliet’, disregarding the fact that it is labeled as a tragedy. In “Sonnet 116” true love is proven to be something that doesn't grow old or alter with us, but instead, it grows as more connections are made. The irresistible love read about in books and fairy tales and the movies we see about ‘Happily Ever Afters’, can be a dream come true after
Friar Lawrence agrees to get Romeo and Juliet married This was a happy day for Romeo and Juliet, So smile the heavens upon this holy act That after-hours with sorrow chide us not. (I.vii.1-2) Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry Juliet even though their family is enemies, he is very confused and against the idea, but eventually gets them both married because he thinks that it will cause an end to their family feud. The Montagues and the Capulets hated each other for a long period of time, by marrying the both young lovers he thinks that both families will be in peace. Friar Laurence has sacrificed by marrying both of them without any of their parent's permission.
While Romeo is single-mindedly focused on love, Tybalt is more focused on pride. When Romeo first meets Juliet he completely disregards their family fued and states, “I take thee at thy word. Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptized; Henceforth I never will be Romeo.” (II, ii, 49-51) Romeo is completely giving up his pride, his family name, and surrendering so he can love Juliet. Tybalt highlights this by disregarding anything that comes in the way of
‘Prodigy’ in modern times, often refers to a precocious youngster. In Shakespeare’s time, it would refer to something abnormal. Juliet is clearly expressing her love for Romeo but also her hate for love
The people in the play take many risks because of love for each other. Romeo takes many risks because of his love for Juliet. One of the risks he takes is that he goes to the Capulet’s orchard even though he is not necessarily allowed to. He goes because he wants to see Juliet again. Romeo states to Juliet, “With love’s light wings did I o’er-perch these walls.
Similarly, Romeo knew that he was in love with Juliet from the moment that he had met her. As a result, Romeo was willing to do anything to keep his love satisfied, often sneaking into dangerous territory just to be with her. Both Romeo and Gatsby knew their love from the moment that they met them; furthermore, both characters went to extraordinary lengths to prove the love they held for their
Romeo and Juliet claim that they love each other, but that isn’t possible. How can they possibly be in love when they have only known each other for a few short hours before declaring their undying love and uniting in Holy Matrimony? Love is a limitless and condition-less devotion, based on an intimate knowledge, to another person, whereas lust is an emotional obsession based on physical chemistry and appearance. Lust initiates a desire to acquaint ourselves with someone, but our interactions with and increased knowledge of a person are what cause us to love. Romeo and Juliet definitely lusted after each other.
The hatred between the Montagues and Capulets is due to selfishness. The selfishness drives certain family members to make rash decisions which lead to good or bad outcomes. However, in this quest to prove themselves superior, both sides suffer fatalities and loss. Romeo is sad because Rosaline will not love him back. In an attempt to relieve his sorrow, he attends a Capulet party where he meets Juliet.
The story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare revolves around Romeo and his troubling love life. Romeo overcomes many obstacles and broken hearts on his journey to find the love of his life with his best friend Mercutio by his side. A young Juliet walks into Romeo’s life leaving him speechless and amazed, but their parent’s rivalry will end up being the reason why Romeo and Juliet kill themselves, so they won't have to live a life without each other. Although Romeo and Mercutio are best friends, they are both very different in the way they live their life. Although they both are very friendly and caring people, Mercutio and Romeo differ in their feelings about love and how serious they take life.
“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.
For centuries, people have debated about the right way of parenting, and finding a happy medium between passiveness and authoritarianism. However, time has shown that being either extreme could have a severe negative impact on a child. In Romeo and Juliet, a tragedy by William Shakespeare, both titular characters are raised under social constructs that cause their parents to set inflexible expectations and rules for their children. Due to this parenting style, their children are never able to develop necessary skills. Throughout the play, Shakespeare shows that strict parenting is destructive because it prevents children from developing decision making and socialization skills, and ensures that a child will become more rebellious as the parents’
In the play, “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet are teenage that love each other, but some might say that they didn’t love each other. In the play, Romeo and Juliet’s family hate each other for some reason, but they still loved for each other. Well, they did love each other because they got married, they killed themselves, and they risked their lives for each other. Well, do they love each other or no? Do they show love to each other?