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.
He is a wealthy young man yet so self-absorbed and demanding. The Capulets chose him and think very much of him to be the perfect man for their daughter, Juliet. He is more possessive than he is romantic and an example of this would be when he called Juliet his wife before they even got married. Paris is conflicted with a few situations, first he wasn’t given permission straight away to marry Juliet, then she refuses to marry him since she is already “secretly” married to Romeo. When Tybalt is killed, Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet, and Paris think she is unhappy because of her cousin’s death, which makes Paris respond to this conflict by scheduling the wedding earlier to make Juliet happy again, and that’s one of the biggest conflicts since she told Friar Lawrence she would rather do the most dangerous things than marry Paris.
(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.
During a tremendous argument between Juliet and her mother, Lady Capulet claims that Juliet must marry Paris, an innocent, charming man who wants to marry her, but she refuses and shouts, “ He shall not make me there a joyful bride…I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear it shall be Romeo” (3.5.132-137). Even though Juliet was already married to Romeo, she could have accepted her fate because of the hatred between the Montague and Capulet families. Yelling at her parents causes them to be mad at her, and lying makes the situation worse. Eventually, the choices the two “star-crossed lovers” made led to their
Romeo, in an act of revenge, kills Tybalt. The Prince, trying to maintain peace, banished Romeo from Verona. The Nurse brought the news to Juliet “Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that killed him, he is banished” (Romeo and Juliet 2. 2. 69-70 ) This made Juliet miserable over Romeo's banishment, meanwhile her parents thought her unhappiness was over Tybalt's death.
Romeo and Juliet Who is most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? It depends on your point of view. If you look at it a certain way everybody had role to play in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. First off, Juliet herself was responsible for her own death, because she should not have engaged with a male who likes to hang around in her backyard attempting to look into her window, but should have paid attention to her mother and father instead. Also Juliet should have not have went along with Friar Lawrence's foolish arrangement, or forced him into propositioning it in the first place, she also committed suicide so that was her fault.
Also in the play Tybalt was basically asking to be killed because he started with them for no reason. Before Romeo killed Tybalt Lord Capulet actually liked Romeo and Tybalt wanted him to not make him like him anymore and it worked. And now Juliet has to lie to her father about everything and how she wants to marry Paris but she really wants to marry Romeo. So Tybalt basically ruined everything that Juliet wanted. Yes, Romeo does help us see them as complex human beings because it puts together how Tybalt and everyone else in the story and how they are all connected and how they all are different in the
The situation is complicated by Juliet being betrothed to Paris by her father, Lord Capulet, against her wishes. This causes conflict between Juliet and her father when Juliet refuses to marry Paris. Street fighting between the males of the opposing
First of all, Capulet wishes to have Juliet marry Paris and tells his wife: “’Wife, go you to her ere you go to bed; acquaint her here of my son Paris’ love and bid her… a Thursday, tell her, she shall be married to this noble earl’” (3.4.17-24). Capulet’s verdict to say Juliet will marry Paris without her consent leads to the disaster because Juliet is already married and does not want to break her promise to Romeo. Even though Capulet has no idea of Romeo and Juliet’s marriage, he still should have asked if Juliet would like to be married to Paris. Because Capulet did not ask Juliet first, she was hysterical when she was told the news of her wedding to Paris. Secondly, when Juliet tells Capulet that she does not want to marry Paris, Capulet declares to Juliet: “’But, and you will not wed, I’ll pardon you.
Tybalt (who is Juliet’s cousin), was killed and her parents believe that is the reason for her heartache and committing suicide. As soon as the nurse discovers that Tybalt is dead her reaction to Juliet is quite troubling and she does not exactly know how to tell her so the end result is her saying, “Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that kill’d him, he is banished.” (3.2.69-70). Juliet’s reaction is angry and she is very upset, she