Romance. Tragedy. These two classics are filled with both of those characteristics. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, and Titanic by James Cameron are two classics that everyone knows about. Romeo and Juliet and Titanic suggest that pure love, love that is not a means to an end but is an end in itself, cannot survive in the real world. These two classics have more similarities than we think; some of them are the genres, the settings, and the characters.
Literary Analysis Romeo and Juliet In act one scene three of Romeo and Juliet Lord Capulet states “…She hath not seen the change of fourteen years. Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride.” This means that Juliet is not quite fourteen years old and her father is not sure if she is ready to become a wife and mother. There are many differences between how people marry today, and how they married in the time of Romeo and Juliet.
When people hear of Romeo and Juliet most think about a tragic love story of two young people who died because they could not bear being without one another, but how did that tragedy come about? Romeo and Juliet meet at a party one night and immediately fall in love. They soon find out they are from families that greatly despise one another and know that they should not be together but they are already too far fallen for one another. Romeo and Juliet's parents were bad influences on their kids because of their refusal to end a long lasting feud, teaching hate towards the opposing family and pushing their kids to do things against their will.
Shakespeare plays have fascinated audiences with their ability to seemingly portray the depth of the meanings and descriptions of each scene. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was for many years the world’s best love story and influenced readers and writers from around the world. Understanding the contrasting natures is one of the most important themes in this play and underpins the plot. Love and hate, life and death, lastly, missions and reality will only increase every reader’s sense of curiosity.
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare take place in the fourteenth century in Verona, Italy. Most of the play will take place in Capulet’s house. Romeo and Juliet fall in love at a party. The problem with this is that their families have an ongoing feud that has lasted centuries. They are both aware that their families would not approve of them being together, let alone getting married, so they get married in secret with the help of Friar Laurence and Nurse. All was going well until Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, in order to get revenge for Tybalt killing someone in his family. He is banished by Prince.Juliet’s parents then tell her she is to marry Paris. At first, Juliet refuses, but then later agrees to marry Paris because of Friar
Family bond is strong, but the seal is often broken by young members caught up in love. Two couples find themselves separated by the weighed and measured differences of their own counterparts. In Romeo and Juliet, a similar yet separate upper-class family with an ancient grudge; the fight stands between the Montagues and the Capulets, respectively. The fair Juliet recognizes the pending doom the moment her love is found to be her family’s foe, “Prodigious birth of love it is to me, that I must love a loathèd enemy” (Shakespeare.I.v.140-141). Forced to hide they are surrounded by a civil war, but far too deep past the point of retreat.
Star-Crossed Lovers Romeo and Juliet is fully summarized in Shakespeare 's prologue: "Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood make civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star crossed lovers who take their life" (Universal, 1996). This movie is a masterful culmination of the director 's phenomenal ability to create a powerful introduction, to select a realistic, but surreal setting, to choose realistic actors, and to enact specialized dramatic effects. The fantastic story of Romeo and Juliet set in a current city of Verona Beach.
Michael Certo Ms.Bergamotto Academic English 1 - Block 1B 13 May 2014 Romeo and Juliet Paper William Shakespeare once said, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” For example, Romeo and Juliet's love for each other started off good, but the friar made their love for each other a bad thing due to his lack of thinking things through. This proves that the deaths of Romeo and Juliet came from Friar Lawrence's poor decision making and not because of fate. Three key mistakes and two children end up dead because of those mistakes. The friar caused their deaths by being irresponsible, like when he gives the poison to Juliet, makes to many poor decisions since he trusts someone else with a letter of great significance, and he acts like a coward when he flees the tomb as soon as the watch arrive .
In Friar Lawrence's cell, Romeo dramatically cries, " There is no world for me outside the walls of Verona." Romeo murderer Tybalt, and the result of that Romeo was banished. In addition, the law states that death will be brought to whom kills. Romeo ridiculously does not accept his responsibilities. Romeo reveals his immaturety for assuming it is the end of the world for being banished from a place his "soulmate" lives. After Juliet and Romeo make love, Romeo passionately cries, " Let me be put to death. I am content if that's what you want." Romeos irrational need to stay with Juliet is becoming a foolish remedy. Knowing he would be put to death if he does not leave shows how lustful and courageous Romeo truly is. If Romeo wasn't being irrational then he would have kissed Juliet goodbye without a lustful thought of having to stay. As a result, Romeo barely made it out of Juliets home. If he had not he would have been executed.
A lot of Love (An essay on the similarities between Romeo and Juliet and Pyramus and Thisbe) The drama, “Romeo and Juliet”, shares many similarities to the ancient text, “Pyramus and Thisbe”. Even though these two tales’ origins are far apart in geographical location and time period, they are surprisingly related. This proves the truth of universal themes. Universal themes are ideas that span nations because of their relevance to mankind.