Friar Laurence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet, even though it is risky. These two characters share good intentions and love for Romeo and Juliet, and share the responsibility for their deaths. The Nurse helps Juliet to marry Romeo because she is just thinking about Juliet’s feelings without thinking about the problems this marriage could cause. In Act I, Scene. v., lines 137-138, she tells Juliet who Romeo is.
The Queen Mab Speech accentuates the difference of the fantasy that Romeo and Juliet imagine to be living in and the reality of their young love that Romeo and Juliet are oblivious to. The two are unknowingly being intoxicated by their own love, which causes them to make rash actions as they gradually depart from the world of reality. The love becomes so overpowering to the point where the lovers are willing to end both of their lives in order to preserve their love. Despite the tragic end of the lovers, the feud between the families does cease to an end, further displaying the riveting force of love. Through the portrayal of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare conveys that in reality, young love is not as dainty as what most perceives it to be; it is often delusional, intoxicating, and it results in both rewards and tragedies.
We also know Act 1, Scene 5 is dramatically effective because we are told when Romeo and Juliet meet they will become: ‘Star crossed lovers’ We know it is doomed love because it also says: ‘Take their life’ ‘Death-marked love’ The drama is built up before Romeo and Juliet meet. Romeo is keeping to himself and prefers night to day. He is already in love with someone else. Rosaline but she doesn’t feel the same. It is shown in this quotation: ‘Well in hit you miss: She’ll not be hit with cupid’s arrow’ The audience is told that Paris wants to marry Juliet but her father disagrees because he feels she is too young, however he invites Paris to the party to win Juliet’s heart.
As Juliet and Romeo first see each other, it becomes love at first sight and eventually impacts both families both good and bad. Just as important is when Tybalt sees Romeo at the ball, which unleashes a burning hate and leads to the duel between Mercutio and Tybalt. Lastly, Capulet marrying Juliet off to Paris and moving the wedding day ahead ruins Friars plan and leads to the death of two beloved ones but creates a new kinship between the two families. At the end of the play it is clear that although it came at a deep cost to everyone, love infact played a major role in causing the hate between two families to end for good.
Then they fell in love but their love has a catch; they come from two different families that despise each other. Romeo and Juliet express their love in different ways. Gender roles can also play a huge part in love because usually the girl would be the one who would get the guy and flirt. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is the one who went after Juliet but Juliet was also flirting. Although Romeo and Juliet just met and come from
This is something that Juliet told her nurse after she met Romeo, she basically wanted to know who he was. But when you read translations of that quote, Juliet is basically saying that she’d prefer to die alone if she cannot marry Romeo; that is something dramatic to say over someone you barely met. In the balcony scene, the same night they met, Romeo tells Juliet of how beautiful she is to him. Romeo said, “O, speak again, bright angel, for thou art as glorious to this night, being o’er my head as is a winged messenger of heaven” (2:2;25c- 28) . Romeo is so in love with Juliet’s looks, not with Juliet herself; he even compares her to an angel.
Two houses, both alike in dignity â€¦ From ancient grudge break to new mutinyâ€¦A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life: Whose misadventured piteous overthrows, Doth with their death bury their parents strife " "Romeo & Juliet" is a play of great love, but there is also great fighting and quarrelling in the play. As far as the aspect of love is concerned, when Juliet meets Romeo she realises for the first time in her life (although of course she is still not 14 yrs old) what real romantic love is. The attraction is instant & so immediate that she hopes Romeo is not already marri... ... middle of paper ... ...d example of the contrast between life and death can be seen in Act 2 Scene 3 when the Friar is gathering herbs and plants. He talks about plants that can kill if eaten but that are good for you if smelled. "Virtue itself turns vice being misapplied and vice plant Sometimes by action dignified .....Canker eats up that" You can see from all I have written Romeo & Juliet is a play in which Shakespeare makes great use of contrast.
(Shakespeare, I.v.138-141) In this quotation, Juliet explains how her only love has risen from her only hate, because Romeo is a Montague. She continues to say that love is a monster for making her fall in love with her only enemy. By saying this, it is clear that love is not under the control of the mind, but is uncontrollable and predetermined by fate. As cruel as fate was making two people from feuding families fall in love, fate also gives Juliet a second admirer named Paris. Paris asks for Juliet’s hand, and eventually her father accepts, not knowing that Juliet ... ... middle of paper ... .... Romeo missing Rosaline, and bumping into a Capulet servant, who invites them to the Capulet party which Rosaline was attending, is a coincidence which leads to Romeo and Juliet meeting and falling in love.
(Shakespeare 1.4.1016).’" However Juliet hesitates towards Romeo’s gestures because she doesn’t know who Romeo is. Then, Romeo continues with his romantic statements and the two kiss. Although Romeo is romantic, he is also very impulsive. After meeting Juliet Romeo was in love after just breaking up with Rosaline. When Romeo talks to Friar Laurence he explains “‘Then plainly know my heart’s dear love is set On the fair daughter of rich Capulet’ As mine on hers, so hers is set on mine, And all combined, save what thou must combine By holy marriage.
“Immature love says:’ I love you because I need you. ‘Mature love says’ I need you because I love you” (Fromm, Eric). Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story written by William Shakespeare, the play is based on teenagers who fall in love with each other without thinking about the consequences that there love will have. In the play the reader will see Romeos immaturity and irrational decisions that lead to his death, also the reader sees Juliet’s immature decisions and her lack of growing up and being more mature. The outcome of the play was changed because of there irrational thinking.