If two eight-graders came up to you, would you agree to help them elope? In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, two star-crossed lovers struggle to love due to their feudal families, the Montagues and the Capulets. In order to stay with each other for eternity, Romeo and Juliet commit suicide, which at the same time, ends the enmity between the rival families. However, part of this tragic death was brought upon by Friar Lawrence, their trusted friend and advisor. Through Friar Lawrence, Shakespeare shows us how shortsightedness will avert our true responsibilities.
Tragic deaths- powerful, dreadful, and unfortunate, in many cases it comes in like a wrecking ball. William Shakespeare, author of Romeo and Juliet, tells a story of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. Set in Verona, Italy, this pair of ill-fated lovers cannot openly show their affection for each other because their families had been feuding for many generations past. Juliet’s nurse, Friar Lawrence, and Lord Capulet, are the three people most liable for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Though not completely responsible, the nurse contributed more or less to the death of the misfortunate lovers.
Also, she does not feel guilty that she allowed Newt to kiss him and felt no guilt even though she is about to get married.Despite Catherine dismissing Newt's perceptions of her, she still ends up in his arms at the end of the story. In the story, she says (2) " I'm extremely fond of you as a friend, but it's just too late." And when she admits that women aren't very clever at hiding love and Newt starts to see love. She emphasizes that she does indeed love him but it's just too late to come to the consensus. Us readers immediately pick up the love Newt has for Catherine.
Then they meet, fall in love and get married. Romeo is more impulsive and doesn’t think where Juliet is smarter about and thinks about things. But in the end love and fate triumphs and they die for each other causing their ancient family feud to
When Gatsby found out that Daisy was married he was heartbroken. As a result he did the thing that most people would when they are obsessed by a person. He tried to steal her away from her husband. Love or not, a person should realize that it is not the best thing to do to steal someone’s wife, especially if the person has a young child. He is so obsessed hat he is willing to break up a family just to have his love.
Romeo and Juliet wish to get married soon after they meet even though they know their marriage will cause great unrest for both families. Because Juliet wants to marry Romeo and not Paris, she drinks a sedative before she is to marry Paris to make her appear dead so that she may later marry Romeo. However, when Romeo hears that she is dead he becomes hysterical and gets drinks a vial of poison so he could be with her. None of this would have happened if the families could put aside their hate for each other. Similarly, Mercutio and Tybalt hate each other and will take any chance they get to kill the other.
/ For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night” (I.v.50-51) This shows his impulsiveness by not mentioning Rosaline at all and starting to fall in love with a girl he does not even know. Yet does he know she is a Capulet. Romeo’s action of falling in love leads to much grief of others. It leads to the deaths of Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Mercutio, Paris, and Lady Montague. The fates and lives of these people, Romeo included, could have been spared if his tragic flaw had not taken over when
It is also effective in describing its protagonist so that the reader can envision them before getting deep into the play. Conflict is displayed between Beatrice and Benedick. They call each other nicknames and also insult one another. As the scene progresses, Claudio displays how much he admires Hero. He wishes she could eventually become his wife because she is beautiful and compassionate.
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet tells the tale of how two teenagers, Romeo and Juliet, from feuding Italian families fell in love. Their unlikely meeting at a ball led to their eventual marriage, and, ultimately, to their death. Although it was an extreme crisis to both families, the demise of romeo and Juliet provided a new opportunity for the ending of a century-old feud. The families, having realized that their mutual hate was pointless after it brought forth the death of their children, decided to reconcile and to end their feud. The catalyst to this great decision was, of course, a catastrophe.
World Literature: Written Commentary The passage takes place in the last act of Henrik Ibsen’s play, “Doll’s House.” Before the passage, Helmer had just discovered Nora’s past actions of saving Helmer’s life by getting a loan from Krogstad and taking Helmer to Italy. When Helmer finds out about Nora’s action, he is, at first, infuriated at Nora, as Krogstad had threatened to ruin Helmer’s reputation by suing Nora. However, when Helmer later finds out that Krogstad is not going to sue Nora, he suddenly approves of Nora’s action. When Nora observes Helmer’s sudden change of behavior, she tells Helmer that she will be leaving Helmer and the conversation that ensues is the passage. Throughout the passage, Ibsen utilizes various languages to reinforce the theme of stereotype toward woman.