William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

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The words, love and choice are known for their positive, warm and pure meaning but Shakespeare proved it wrong. The story, Romeo and Juliet written by Shakespeare is both a loving and a heartbreaking drama. In this tragedy two star-crossed lovers named Romeo and Juliet try to be together despite their opposing family status which suggests otherwise. Examples of wrong choices made by this young and innocent couple will be discussed. You can interpret this tragedy in many ways, but undoubtedly Romeo and Juliet is suggesting that love blinds young people, and it leads them to making poor choices.

In the first place, the failure of these young lovers of making the wrong choices can be linked to secrecy as well as my own topics, which are love and choices. One of the major examples of how this young couple made wrong choices, is them lying to their parents about their secret marriage, which can also be counted as a form of secrecy. These two lovers met each other at a party and instantly fell in love, but at first they did not have any clue about their family backgrounds. Romeo is from the Montague household and Juliet is from the Capulet household. These two families have been fighting for a long time and now their rivalry has been engraved. This famous rivalry has been pointed to in the prologue of the play,” Two households, both alike in dignity/(In fair Verona, where we lay our scene)/ From ancient grudge break to new mutiny /Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.…

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