Responsible For Their Own Fate In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet
A major thing that led them to their fate was they were never honest or forward about their love because they are star crossed lovers. Their families hate …show more content…
Love is defined as “an intense feeling of deep affection”, Romeo and Juliet thought that they felt this between each other. When in fact they felt lust for each other and they weren’t able to see that. You can clearly see that throughout the story/play. For example when Romeo and Juliet are about to get married the Friar has to struggle to get them to stop showing any type of affection. Even when he got them to separate you could still acknowledge that they want to continue showing affection. We as people can get confused between what feeling love towards a person and having an attraction towards a person, and in Romeo and Juliet they aren’t able to see that. It could be that they’re both very young and probably haven’t experienced true love or maybe they were blinded by their own attraction/lust for each other. No matter what the reason could be one of the reason they are to blame is they never were able to see that they didn’t truly love each other.
We as people can learn from Romeo and Juliet that keeping secrets from people in time of need can lead you into a worse situation than the you are in right now. Even if we keep secrets no matter what we and the other people involved with our secrets the only ones to blame when we end up in terrible situations. Hopefully it won’t be as tragic as Romeo and Juliet’s situation but we can all learn that our fate is based on our and