William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

1813 Words Mar 18th, 2016 8 Pages
Romeo and Juliet is an amazing tragedy that depicts two families who have been feuding for a long time. William Shakespeare, a legendary playwright who blew away the drama world when he came out with this play in 1595. Many people were addicted to the story, and Shakespeare’s expertise in writing. Shakespeare also comes up with his own form of writing called Shakespearean sonnet. It not only has a gripping plot, but also portrays many themes of importance. One of them being the act of rebelling. In this play many characters rebel against their peers, social norms and many other things. Characters like Romeo, Juliet, and Tybalt try to rebel against their families, and pay the ultimate price of death. The way Romeo and Juliet act during the play shows people where destiny sets up the unavoidable deaths, such as when Friar John is unable to take his message about Juliet to Romeo. This message would have told Romeo that Juliet was still alive, just asleep for the time being. If this message got through there would be no death other than Tybalt. Also the sheer chance that Romeo bumped into Tybalt after Tybalt sent his letter of challenge was fate stopping Romeo to be with Juliet (Nevo 1). If Tybalt had not have died none of this would have happened. When you go against the social norm, and try to change destiny you will die. Although Romeo, Juliet and many others deaths seem for the greater good, people must realize that rebelling for, love, hate, or destiny comes at a too great…

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