Love, expounded by Shakespeare, is characterized as an overpowering force pushing Romeo and Juliet to carry out extreme actions in achieving true love. Romeo’s and Juliet’s love is not blessed nor supported by their families, but somehow, their passion for love overcomes these challenges. To maintain their secret marriage, they were willing even to abandon their family. As Juliet says, “ Deny thy father and refuse thy name,” (P34) to express her passionate love towards Romeo. Romeo soon responds, “ Neither, fair maid, if either thee dislike,” (P36).
Romeo and Juliet are destined to be in love, despite the two families holding a grudge over each other since antiquity. Romeo says, "O dear account! My life is my foe 's debt.” Romeo’s life is Juliet but she is the daughter of the Lord Capulet, whom his family has a strained relationship with. Regardless of Romeo and Juliet born in feuding families, Romeo can’t withstand Juliet because he expresses his love for her before he identifies her true identity as a Capulet. Therefore, it is indicative that fate has to lead to Romeo’s true love and life , Juliet being forbidden from him.
Micheal Jordan famously wrote “If you accept the expectations of others then you never will change the outcome” (Jordan). One can appreciate the context of the quote when relating it to one of William Shakespeare’s greatest work, “Romeo and Juliet”, in which two long-feuding families finally end their strife after their children defy the societal expectations, and consequently take their lives away. The two lovers struggle to live up to the expectations society demands from them, which oppose the existence of their love. For example, the audience sees Juliet challenge her family’s expectations in order to protect her relationship with her true love, Romeo. Additionally, both Romeo and Juliet challenge their gender roles in order to love freely without any opposition from society.
Romeo and Juliet, the two cross lovers, who brought raging commotion to their families, finally saved the feud peacefully by their own death. Romeo and Juliet, lovers by fate, change importantly due to love's grievousness; with their families at war both decided to keep their love secretly for the sake of rivalry, but however, their love for one another causes a tragic incident at the end of the book. The two “star-crossed” lovers change significantly throughout the book from young and slow to full common sense and maturity. Juliet, a bracing protagonist in Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, has an effective determination to be with the one she loves no matter the damage it would cause. At the beginning of the story Juliet is this young and obedient girl.
Romeo and Juliet’s families were enemies must have been the reason of why the teenagers wanted to be together just so they can rebel against their families. Also, the unfortunate couple demonstrate immaturity as they both become desperate for each other in a short period of time. Romeo and Juliet are nonage as they both thought there love was forever-lasting and marriage is everything to complete that love. Rather than immaturity, moving the relationship rapidly is also a cause of extravagant love. Juliet is hesitated for the night to come, while Romeo is desperately trying to get Juliet’s attention at the feast.
When you love someone that you’re suppose to hate someone always gets stabbed in the back. Tybalt, Romeo, and Juliet have created a triangle full of love and hatred among the Capulet and Montague family, that later creates a deadly resolution in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare has created multidimensional characters that have both strengths and weaknesses. Romeo son of Lord and Lady Montague is impulsive and romantic when the subject is love. Young Romeo loves the fact of being “in love” with anyone.
Strong and independent, Juliet seeks to escape her family’s will to marry her off to Paris, a kinsman of the Prince. Fate ties these adolescents’ lives together binding them to witness the ill-fortunes of Romeo and Juliet’s love. Romeo and Juliet prove themselves woefully impulsive through their words and actions, which ultimately lead them along a series of unfortunate mishaps. Romeo’s numerous rash decisions demonstrates his great impulsiveness. Romeo at first grieves over his unreciprocated love for Rosaline, but after he sees Juliet; he forgets about Rosaline entirely.
Being young and in love can be overwhelming, especially when your families are rivals. That’s how it was for Romeo and Juliet, in fourteenth century Verona, Italy, where their love was forbidden. Shakespeare uses metaphor, personification, and dramatic irony to tell the story of Romeo and Juliet, how they are alike in their passion for each other, how they represent naive, innocent, irrational, stubborn teenagers “in love”, and how willing they are to risk their lives, family honor, and morals for one another. In Act 1 Scene 5, Juliet and Romeo have just met, and already they are deeply infatuated with one another. “Go ask his name, if he be married.
In the play “Romeo and Juliet”, Shakespeare determines the outcome of flaws through the ancient grudge, Romeo’s **and Old Capulet’s threat. The Capulet’s and Montague’s ancient struggle has a great impact on the outcome of the plot. The hatred has restricted their children from loving who they desire. The hate between the families is so great, they do not spend the time to understand their children and support them. Some say parents know what’s best for you, but in this case, it is proven wrong.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a drama about the controversial role of authority that children have over their own lives. Juliet, at the beginning of the play is willing to concede anything for her parents. Romeo and Juliet’s progression from obedient to independent is a major factor in the play. If Romeo and Juliet had obeyed their parents, they would not be dead. Juliet would have been married to Paris and Romeo wasting his days looking for love.