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The Results of Hostilities in Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare

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Argumentative behavior and hostility can force people to take undesired actions and change their morals. In Romeo and Juliet, many characters experience the rapid moral change in themselves after a fight starts between the Montagues and the Capulets resulting in them only able to follow orders since they sided with a family. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet delves into the duality that conflict can be damaging and altering in one’s mind as a consequence of Sampson and the Montague guards, Romeo and Juliet, and the Montagues and the Capulets.
When honor is at stake, one might find themselves trying to instigate another in order to get attention. Sampson in swayed by the rift between the Montagues and the Capulets forcing him to take pride in the family he supports and decides to get attention through “staging” a fight. As Sampson bites his thumb at Abram, Abram asks
“Do you bite your thumb at us, sir? SAMPSON: I do bite my thumb, sir. ABRAM: Do you bite your thumb at us, sir? SAMPSON: (aside to GREGORY) Is the law of our side if I say “ay”? GREGORY: (aside to SAMPSON) No. SAMPSON: No, sir. I do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but I bite my thumb, sir. GREGORY: Do you quarrel, sir? ABRAM: Quarrel, sir? No, sir.” (Shakespeare 3)
As Abram asks if he is being insulted, Sampson and Gregory respond by saying they are just biting their thumb. Then they flip their perspective and say that Abram is quarreling with them. In light of the situation, the author describes the first few morals shown in the Capulet family. Shown to be filled with trickery, Shakespeare gives a bad reputation of the Capulet family by making the first few scenes of trickery and arguing. But it is not Sampson’s fault. Since he is driven by his masters, Sampson follows ...

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...lems that could have been solved and avoided but because of their ignorance, everything turns out bad.
Quarrels and arguments can influence people to take unnecessary actions and change their morals. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet explores into the dichotomy that conflict can be devastating on one’s mind as a result of Sampson and the Montague guards, Romeo and Juliet, and the Montagues and the Capulets. Many characters throughout the story of Romeo and Juliet experience the true power of the rift between the Capulets and the Montagues. Because of their arguing, many characters change due to their surroundings. It also affects their minds in a way that makes them forget their personal morals and follow their families. Humanity has evolved into following what the leader says. Because of this, people tend to forget who they really are and who they are supposed to be.
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