Juliet Strengths And Weaknesses Essay

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Romeo like Juliet and the Friar has many strengths and weaknesses that he shows throughout the play. First of all it is obvious that Romeo is in love and all he wants is love. However Romeo being in love can be a bad thing because the woman he is in love with is supposed to be an adversary. “Oh me! What a fray was here? Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love” (Shakespeare 776). From this quote it is obvious Romeo is in love even though the play has not advanced enough yet to know Romeo is in love with Juliet and not Rosaline. Whoever Romeo is in love with he should get to know first because it could put him in a bad situation. Another bad characteristic of Romeo’s is his bravery. Surprisingly …show more content…
The play starts out with Juliet being this sweet, innocent child but one day she changes her mind and becomes a rebellious child. “Good father, I beseech you on my knees, Hear me with patience but to speak a word” (Shakespeare 839). From this quote we can tell that Juliet is no longer this perfect child, but rather a stubborn child. Another bad characteristic of Juliet would be how determined she is. She wont stop until she gets what she wants. Obviously what she wants is to be with Romeo, but this will cause her many hardships.
Like Romeo Juliet doe shave good qualities one would be her braveness. The fact that she risked her like by taking the poison, and doing many other bad or scary things shows how brave she truly is. She is also loyal. Even though Romeo killed her cousin and is a Montague she still loves him. She also ends up killing herself to be with Romeo because she is destined to be with him.
If I could give Juliet some scripture I would give her Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (The Bible ESV) I would give this verse to Juliet because if she would trust and God He could have given her the future she
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The Friar really only has one bad characteristic and that would be his deceitfulness. He went behind the Capulet’s and the Montague’s and married Romeo and Juliet without their consent. Another example would be when he gave Juliet to potion. The potion was used to trick everyone into thinking she was dead, but even worse the potion could have killed Juliet. Still the Friar married them and helped Juliet fake her death.
Since the Friar is considered to be a “father in faith” or a “pastor” he does have many noble qualities. One, he is trustworthy. If he weren’t trustworthy Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have picked him or have gone to him as much as they did for help. Another quality would be his wisdom. “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast” (Shakespeare 805). When the Friar says this to Romeo he is telling him that if you move to quickly in a relationship it will collapse. He is right in saying this because things did collapse.
Even though the Friar is already a religious person if I got the chance to share a verse with him it would most likely be James 4:17. “So whoever know the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. I think this verse says that even though the Friar has lots of wisdom God still gave it tom him. He needs to use his gift in the right ways, and if he doesn’t well like the verse says he would be

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