For instance, he speaks his mind after finding out that Juliet does not want to marry Paris. He screams, “Mistress minion, you, thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds, to go with Paris to Saint Peter’s Church, Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither. Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage! You tallow-face!” (III.v.151-157) Its obvious, that Lord Cap is mad, but its Romeo that Juliet doesn’t want to marry Paris for.
He insults Polonius calling him a Whore-Monger. After this exchange Polonius remarks “Though this be madness, yet there is method in't” (II, II, 204). Meaning that Hamlet could be mad but that there seems to be intent behind his madness. When Rozencranz and Guildenstern visit Hamlet he receives them kindly until he learns they are spying for his mother. He then increases his feigned madness.
Tybalt completely forgets about Mercutio and says to him “Well, peace be with you, sir. Here comes my man.” This quote suggests that Tybalt was looking for Romeo and he saw his enemy. While Romeo and Tybalt are still arguing about their hatreds towards each other, Romeo gets insulted by Tybalt by calling him a “villain”. This was insult towards Romeo because in the reign of the Elizabethan time that word was very insulting especially for someone like Romeo as he comes from a noble family. Mercutio joins in the conversation and says “O calm, dishonorable, vile submission!
ctions, even ifnot purposely. This shows that, in the end, Friar Lawrence is merely ahypocrite offering his distorted option.One of the places that Friar Lawrence offers hypocritical advice iswhen Romeo consults with him on how he wants to marry Juliet. When Romeofirst goes to Friar Lawrence, excitedly telling him about his new love, Juliet,Friar Lawrence is outraged, telling Romeo that he, like most young men, isnot really in love, but simply lusts for a new woman so quickly after he wasdying for his last. He says that Romeo is being too hasty and unwise inmarrying Juliet, and that he will eventually move on to someone else. Butdespite his own advice, the Friar marries the couple.
241-243). Do quips, taunts and harsh written words stop a man from getting what he wants? Of course not! By the use of “paper bullets of the brain” we create an image words shooting like bullets, mercilessly teasing him but it still will not keep him from changing his mind about marriage. Shakespeare uses diction and imagery to oversee the transformation in Benedick as defends his former hatred towards marriage by deciding that people can change overtime.
Throughout the play, Romeo exemplifies many instances of where his emotions take over. It is shown at the beginning of the play that, Romeo is portrayed as someone who is overly dramatic, as he has been sulking over a girl who does not love him back.“Well, in that hit you miss. She’ll not be hit with Cupid’s arrow.”
Different events throughout the play lead these relationships to change, and lead both Romeo and Juliet to distrust their parental figures. For example when the Nurse, whom Juliet trusts deeply, refers to Romeo as a “dishclout” despite knowing that he is Juliet’s husband, this then leads Juliet to distrust the Nurse. When Capulet’s “fingers itch” after Juliet has disobeyed him, this could also be seen as failure on Capulet’s part to be a good parent. Some may argue that these events are examples of how Romeo and Juliet are failed by their parents and parental figures. In Act 3 scene 5 it could be argued that Juliet is failed by both her parents.
This neglect that Claudius shows her will bring Gertrude to her downfall. In Oedipus Rex by Sophocles Jocasta is neglected by Oedipus. When Creon and Oedipus are fighting Jocasta enters and begs Oedipus to believe Creon’s story “For the love of God, believe it, Oedipus!” (Sophocles, 43). Jocasta Begs to be heard but Oedipus ignores her and does not listen. The action of Oedipus ignoring Jocasta later leads to jocasta’s death because Jocasta is begging for Oedipus to believe her brother by him ignoring her plea he adds to her emotional breakdown in the end when she realizes the truth and the fact that Oedipus
“Friar Lawrence, less ambitious and more desperate than his fellow manipulators, does not hope that Juliet’s death will dissolve the families’ hatreds but only that it will give Romeo and chance to come and carry her off” (Snyder). At this point Romeo and Juliet’s relationship could not solve the problems between the families and the Friar was only uniting them. This is what made the Friar so repulsive. Even now after deaths and family issues, He treated the situation like a game. “Hold, daughter, I do spy a kind of hope, / Which craves as desperate an execution / As that is desperate which we would prevent (4.1.69-71).
When Romeo finds out the news that he is banished, he reacts immaturely. So the friar bluntly says, “art thou a man? They form cries out thou art; thy tears are womanish.” (III.iii.109) The friar is saying that he shouldn’t be crying over something like this, and that he’s not manly. There’s always a time and place for everything. People can act completely different from how they really are.