When asked if he was going Romeo replied "I fear, too early; for my mind misgives some consequence, yet hanging in the stars, Shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night's revels, and expire the term of a despised life closed in my breast, by some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage of course direct my suit. On lusty gentlemen". Tybalt is the nephew of Lady Capulet. Tybalt is angry with Romeo because he is at the Capulet feast and The Capulet family and the Montague family is sworn enemies.
Juliet was pulled from her dance as well, having been “interrupted by Juliet’s[her] mother” (Bloom 44), who had seen her flirting with another man; she talks to Juliet about marrying Paris. Juliet’s absolute refusal to do so foreshadows that the issue will come up again later, and Juliet would be forced t... ... middle of paper ... ...up the plot, while foreshadowing to the end of the story. As the story progresses, the tension builds as Tybalt and Mercutio die, and Romeo is banished from Verona. Every time Romeo and Juliet are happy, an unfortunate event tears them apart, driving them to desperate measures. In the end they die together, devastated that their love ultimately was never meant to be.
When Romeo discovers Juliet is dead, he curses the stars for making this their fate. Seeing Juliet “dead” prompts Romeo to kill himself, and then Juliet inevitably kills herself. Romeo defies his fate when he ironically is what made it so. Throughout the play, a recurring theme of loyalty is presented. Romeo and Juliet are consistent with their loyalty to one another, but never with their own families.
Capulet talks to his cousin about how long ago it was when they took part in a masque. Romeo sees Julies and falls in love with her immediately. Tybalt recognizes Romeo’s voice and is ready to fight. Capulet stops Tybalt and tells him to ignore Romeo for now and try to keep the peace. Romeo and Juliet keep talking and end up kissing, Nurse runs in the middle of them and tells Juliet to go find her mother immediately.
At the beginning of the play the prologue tells us that Romeo and Juliet are a pair of “star crossed lovers.” Romeo believes what will happen will happen. “I fear too early for my mind misgives, some consequence yet hanging in the stars.” Later on when Romeo hears of Juliet’s death he cannot believe it and says, “then I defy you stars.” Romeo says he feels his future is “hanging in the stars” and he is “fortunes fool.” Often in life things happen by chance. Throughout the play there are many incidents that happen by chance. One of these is the accidental meeting of Romeo and the illiterate servant Peter carrying the Capulet’s invitation list. Romeo reads the guest list and finds out that Rosaline, his true love, will be there.
Romeo and Juliet get married on a Monday evening in Friar Laurence’s cell. Romeo then leaves to meet his friends. He finds out that Mercutio is killed by Tybalt and goes after Tybalt to return the favor and kills him. Romeo is caught by the Prince and is banished from Verona. Juliet later finds our everything that happened and becomes suicidal.
Instead of pausing a moment and thinking about the situation in an adult manner, Romeo allows "fire[ey'd] fury be [his] conduct..." and instantly kills Tybalt. Although a bit more realistic than Romeo, Juliet has instances of emotional drama and impatience that symbolize a thirteen year old girl with a terrible infatuation. True, her father is insisting that she marry Paris, but Juliet never lets her feeling for Romeo be known to her parents. Instead of telling the truth about her marriage to Romeo, she leads her parents to believe that it is
Romeo been mad and angered due to the loss of his best friend jumps in and demands to fight Tybalt and slews Tybalt. The night before everything was fine but now Romeo is banished and Juliet is short of a cousin and a husband. Many of Romeo’s actions were rash and uncalled for but as a result to fate it all ties together to the beginning of Romeo and Juliet’s story. Halfway throughout the book fate unexpectedly twists the story to a darker note.
Friar Laurence grieves, “Unhappy fortune! The letter was not nice but full of charge / And the neglecting it / May do much danger / Get me an iron crow, and bring it straight / Unto my cell” (5.2.17-22). Friar Laurence realizes the tragic impact of the letter not getting to Romeo. Since the letter never made it to Romeo, he and Juliet fulfill their destiny of dying together. The feud ends because the tragic death occurs.
In Act 2 Scene 3 Romeo turns to Friar Lawrence for advice and the Friar agrees to marry them stating, “For this alliance may so happy prove / to turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” The Friar is saying that he will agree to marry them with the hopes of ending the Capulet/Montague feud. In reality the Friar’s good intentions cause the exact opposite. The hosti... ... middle of paper ... ...tion the audience does he confronts Romeo and loses his life in a fight. In the most heartrending instance of dramatic irony, Romeo kills himself after seeing Juliet in her grave. Romeo’s death is all the more tragic because the audience is aware that Juliet is in fact not dead, and had this information gotten to Romeo neither him nor Juliet would have died.