The Theme Of Insanity In Romeo And Juliet

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In the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, the characters Romeo and Juliet commit acts of insanity for the love they believe they have for one another. In the 15th century, in Verona, Italy, two royal families live in feud. Romeo is a Montague while Juliet is a Capulet. One day the families fight After, the prince explains if there is another fight, death will be immediate. Later in the day, the Capulet’s hold a party where Romeo sneaks in. During the party he meets Juliet where soon, they fall in love and marry the next day. The next day, there is a fight between the Montagues and Capulet’s and Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin Tybalt and fled the scene. The prince orders that Romeo is banished from Verona. Most of Romeo’s actions in the play shows Romeo act in madness because he marries Juliet, kills Tybalt and commits suicide.…show more content…
That young lady was Juliet. Juliet then notices that Romeo has eyes on her and advances to him. Once they come together, Romeo confesses his love to Juliet. After the party, Romeo sneaks to the Capulet’s orchards and starts talking to himself about Juliet. “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.”(Act 2, Scene 2, line 2-7) This explains how Romeo loves Juliet.. As a result of their brief meeting at the party, they marry. Friar Laurence marries them because he believes that the two families can live in peacefulness not in
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