(Stabs herself) There rust and let me die.”-P. 579 lines (169-171). It’s really sad that all of this could have been avoided if Juliet would’ve just left with Romeo or if their families gave up their hatred for one another. Throughout Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet’s personality drastically changes. At first Romeo was love-sick and Juliet didn’t want anything to do with marriage. Then they meet, fall in love and get married.
Thomas 1 Graydon Thomas Mrs.Venturini ENG2D June 1st 2014 Unnecessary Suicide The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a romantic and suspenseful story enjoyable to all. Romeo and Juliet fall in love, later to find that they are enemies. They continue to practice their love secretly, until things become complicated, making suicide a choice. Their deaths were their own fault. Although their miserable ending could’ve changed into a happily ever after.
Their relationship is doomed from the outset, which is made clear to the audience within the prologue, ‘two star- crossed lovers take their life’. There are many factors that take place prior to this scene that can be argued as contributing to the death of the protagonists but overall the family feud seems to play the leading role. The purpose of this essay is to discuss both the feud and the effects of the other factors on the young lovers’ fragile and fate- driven lives. The scene begins outside the tomb with Paris and his page; he is visiting Juliet with flowers because he is under the illusion that she is dead, ‘Sweet flower, with flowers thy bridal bed I strew’. She is in fact only sleeping for 24 hours as a result of a poison she has taken as part of a plan concocted by her and Friar Lawrence in order to ensure her love for Romeo survives.
Romeo for his immature behaviour and killing Tybalt which made him banished, Friar Lawrence for helping the two lovers in their plans to be together, and love, because Romeo and Juliet were so deeply in love they could not live without each other so they both killed themselves. Without these three key elements in the play Romeo and Juliet would not have been
The Betrayal of the Only Child In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet, from rivalling families must hide their love for each other, or face the wrath of their parents. Throughout the play, many characters are subject to a betrayal, or betray someone or something else. For example, Friar Lawrence betrays his duty as a priest in Verona by marrying Romeo and Juliet, and Tybalt betrays Lord Capulet by hunting Romeo. However, the most significant betrayal in the play is Lord and Lady Capulet's betrayal of Juliet by forcing her to marry Paris, and completely disregarding her wants. This betrayal hurt Juliet in many ways, and it hurt her parents a little too, as this would soon lead to her death.
Who is to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? The play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a romantic tragedy written by William Shakespeare, where the eponymous characters play a vital role in relation to their untimely death, thus can be blamed. In the addition to the protagonists, Friar Lawrence and the nurse indirectly contribute to the disastrous outcome, partly due to their lack of guidance to the young romantics. These four characters in the text are all held to be somewhat responsible for the disastrous occurrences that ultimately result in two suicides and 4 deaths. The play explores a short journey of “two star crossed lovers” who unite their two rivaling families through grief.
Both families are very stubborn, they both refused to solve a feud that they didn’t even know the reason for the feud. By thee, old Capulet and Montague, Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets, And made Verona’s ancient citizens Cast by their grave beseeming ornament To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker’d with peace, to part your canker’d hate (1.1.88-93) The prince is telling both families that their feud is not only affecting them, but also everyone around them too. All the citizens are scared because of this feud. Where are these enemies? Capulet!
Although Friar Lawrence’s intentions were good, his decisions and actions were the sole cause of Romeo and Juliet’s death. Do you agree? Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is the story of two young lovers who fall for one another only to realise that due to the feud their families’ share their love is destined for destruction. With all good intentions the minor character, Friar Lawrence was one of, but not the complete cause of their tragic end. There are three dominant aspects of their deaths, the feud between the two families, Friar Lawrence and most importantly, fate.
Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, they experience love and violence throughout the play. When Romeo sees Juliet for the first time they fall in love almost instantly which leads to killing and deaths later on. The actions of the adults and children caused Romeo and Juliet to die because of their miscommunications with Romeo and the feud between the parents and the Capulets. In addition, with Tybalt’s arrogance to fight Romeo. To start off, the parents fighting with the Capulets led to the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Juliet acts impulsively when she meets Romeo. “O Romeo, Romeo! Where fore thou art Romeo” (II.ii.33). Juliet wonders why Romeo had to be a Montague. The feud between the two families keeps the star-crossed lovers from being with each other.