Suzanne Eastwood Dr. Caughron Literature Class 4 10 December 2012 Romeo and Juliet: An Analysis of Various Forms of Love In the romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare illustrates through character relationships the power of Romeo’s and Juliet’s agape love for each other and its transcendence over all other forms of love. Shakespeare permits the way the characters speak and relate to each other to reveal truths about the general nature of love and the distinguishing features of agape love. Particular relationships in the drama, Romeo’s love for Rosaline and Friar Lawrence’s fatherly love for Romeo, provide evidence for the potency of Romeo’s genuine, sacrificial love for Juliet. One particular relationship which accentuates Romeo’s love for Juliet is Romeo’s love for Rosaline which demonstrates eros love. While Romeo felt passionate, eros love for Rosaline, the sincerity was lacking and eventually deteriorated.
When Love and Hate Conquers… ‘Love and Hate’ is the best theme possible for the beautiful piece of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. W. Shakespeare wrote this piece to show what love can do to anyone and to show the inevitable effects of hate that might ruin a human life. Love is represented in the tale by the sacrifices as well as the sufferings of Romeo and Juliet, while Hate is signified by the feud between the Montague family and Capulet Family. The Story started when Romeo and Juliet’s eyes met; the two fell in love with each other that instant. “If I profane with my unworthiest hand: this holy Shrine.
Friar Lawrence: Unnoticed Importance In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, many secondary characters play an essential role in the play. Friar Lawrence is one of the most important secondary characters in the play. He marries Romeo and Juliet, helps Romeo and Juliet grow in their love for one another, and eventually helps end the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues. He helps the characters in the play grow in a way they would not have on their own. Friar Lawrence affects the action of Romeo and Juliet by marrying Romeo and Juliet, helping Romeo escape Verona safely, and helping them reunite by giving Juliet a sleeping potion to fake her death.
all men call thee fickle:... wilt not keep him long,But send him back”. Juliet begs fortune to be kind to her by changing she and Romeo’s terrible fate. Juliet foreshadows her and Romeo’s fate. Love and Hate: Examples Romeo(a Montague) and Juliet(a Capulet) were born into two fighting families Despite their two families hating and fighting each other constantly the two fall in love
William Shakespear is a wonderful writer that uses different methods to get his message across in a creative and interesting way. In the play “Romeo and Juliet” he uses the different categories of the English language to bring to the audience attention that Romeo and Juliet are “star-crossed” and fate brings them together. Inevitability of fate would be one of the main themes of the play. Romeo and Juliet’s love for one another brings them closer together but the fight between their two sides would lead to the death of these two lovers. William Shakespear often us motifs to paint a picture of what’s going on in the story.
Love doesn't always have a happy ending. In the play of Romeo and Juliet, the couple are brought to their untimely death. There are many factors to blame for these wretched suicides; the fate that destined unfavourable things to happen, the Priest and the Nurse that encouraged and abetted them and then betrayed them, the conflict between the two families that labelled their love as forbidden, and of course Romeo and Juliet who rebelled against the wishes of their family . Fate is the first major contributor in Romeo and Juliet's passing. In the prologue the story is briefly critiqued, describing Romeo and Juliet as star crossed lovers.
True love is worth dying for, according to Romeo and Juliet. In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the young couple falls in love. Juliet is a Capulet, Romeo is a Montague, and the families are sworn enemies. In the end they both commit suicide because they can’t be with each other. The main causes of Romeo and Juliet’s death are the friar, their own emotions, and their feuding families.
After the quote – This clearly shows that….. Shakespeare uses the description….to discuss…. *- language, staging, characters Topic sentences examples – - In ‘Romeo and Julliet’, Shakespeare explores the theme of passionate love through act two scene two by…..* - The use of * enhances the depth of romeo and Juliet’s love… - The * plays a large role in making this scene powerful. Quotes – ‘I’d rather be murdered than not be able to talk to you’ This shows how Romeo was completely besotted. ‘swear not by the moon - Juliet is being logical as the moon keeps on moving. Fairest star in all of heaven – Romeo – night, The sun – Juliet is the most important thing in the universe and everything revolves around her.
Two friends, almost complete opposites when it comes to their personalities, both attend Valencia High School. While one is cautious and keeps peace, the other loves a challenge and has many enemies. Their relationship is similar to that of Mercutio and Benvolio in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. These characters add flavor to the play in representing good and evil, influencing lovesick Romeo, and by adding wit to a serious-toned play. Mercutio, the hot-headed best friend of Romeo, adds wit and humor to the play Romeo and Juliet and was included in the play to make the audience laugh and also to keep them on the edge of their seats with suspense.
Explore Tybalt’s role in Romeo & Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a romantic tragedy written by William Shakespeare about two lovers whose families hate each other, yet fate brings them together and despite the grudge that each family holds for the other they fall in love. Unfortunately they can’t be together, because their families hate each other. In the end they both commit suicide and because of their deaths their families are reconciled. In the play Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin, a member of the Capulet family. He is a very cocky and aggressive character who’s always looking for a fight.