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  • Death And Violence In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    It is the instigator of their passionate love that ultimately leads to violence and their eventual death. That is their fatal flaw or hamartia. Romeo and Juliet’s ‘love’ was just an infatuation, they misunderstood physical attraction as being a genuine love, conceptualizing the idea of love for each other as a coping mechanism, as they were caught up in between a rock and a hard place. Basically, their supposed ‘love’, was actually a delusional fantasy of escaping their lamentable realities by being together; Romeo using Juliet as a rebound to get over Rosaline, and Juliet choosing Romeo to avoid marrying Paris, who she perceives as being undesirable. They are so attracted to the idea of being in love as a means to escape the predicaments of their lives, that they vehemently start to believe that it is actual passionate love. In Act 5 scene 3, Romeo erringly deduced that Juliet was dead. He was tremendously distraught and doleful, stating suicidally that “I still will stay with thee, And never from this palace of dim night Depart again. Here, here will I remain With worms that are thy chambermaids. Oh, here Will I set up my everlasting rest”. After he took the poison and killed himself, Juliet wakes up, only to grasp the forlorn truth that Romeo was dead. As the truth dawned on her, she…

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  • Masculinity In Romeo And Juliet

    male was to engage in feuds, violence, sexual domination, and conquest (Thomas, 2013).Simpson confirms this when he says “draw if you be men” (1.1.62), suggesting that one is less a man if they do not respond to a fight. However, Romeo does not subscribe to this portrayed masculinity. He instead is more feminine and submissive, writing romantic poems and longing for love. Women in this society are the opposite of men; they are objects to be conquered and possessed. Their voices do not count,…

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  • Conflict Of Love And Hate In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    The tragedy of Romeo & Juliet (1595) is a play written by William Shakespeare, in which the eponymous protagonists’ families are involved in a long-running feud. This conflict between the two families, the Montagues and the Capulets along with destiny culminates in the inevitable deaths of these ‘star-cross’d lovers’ Therefore, Romeo and Juliet’s love shall always be overshadowed by hatred, thus meaning that the play revolves around the conflict of love and hate. This conflict is strongly…

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  • The Presentation Of Juliet In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    Lord Capulet is talking to Paris and asking him if he would consider marrying his daughter. Lord Capulet says, “She is the hopeful lady of my earth./ But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart;/ my will to her consent is but a part/” (1.2.15-17). Lord Capulet is going out of his way to find his daughter, Juliet, the perfect husband. When he tells Paris, “But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart;/ my will to her consent is but a part/” he is telling Paris to go charm her and make her fall in love…

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  • Comparing Relationships In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    In the play Capulet is portrayed as a kind, considerate and loving father. Whereas in the film (by Baz Luhrmann) Capulet is portrayed as a mean, drunk and naive person. Juliet on the other hand stays the same in both the play and the movie. The relationship they share is very differently presented in each form of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In the play the relationship that they have between them is very close and loving, however in the movie it is shown to be very distant and controlling…

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  • Essay On Teenage Crushes In Romeo And Juliet

    In Romeo and Juliet, we see two ill-fated lovers from two feuding families fall in love for one another but soon die in the end as a consequence of their love. Teen crushes have a major impact during adolescence, as when Shakespeare explains the story. The lovers’ parents didn’t take the relationship seriously, thinking that it was just a phase, unaware that they were very much in love. Parents shouldn’t laugh off their children’s crushes, because teens can end up harming themselves and/or…

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  • Romeo And Juliet Argumentative Essay Argument

    find other ways. Even though Romeo and Juliet committed suicide, their untimely deaths are ultimately caused by fate and character flaw. Fate and character flaw are to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Some people may think that Lord Capulet and Tybalt is ultimately to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths. Lord Capulet brought Juliet to take her life by forcing her to marry Paris, and by creating the separation of Juliet and Romeo. Lord Capulet never put himself in Juliet's shoes to see…

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  • Victims Of Death In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    Right from the beginning of the passage, it is noticeable that after killing Paris, Romeo is kind to him. Romeo is compassionate and buries Paris with Juliet instead of being resentful towards him. What also stands out is that Romeo chooses to bury Paris with Juliet per his request, which proves to the reader that Paris did love Juliet. He was seen as a villain who came in between Romeo and Juliet by trying to marry her when in reality, he loved her just as much as Romeo did. These first two…

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  • Humorous Decisions In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    Juliet says “ Farewell!.God knows when we shall meet again...what if this mixture does not work at all? Romeo, Romeo, Romeo, i drink to thee!”(Shakespeare 456-457) The nurse gives the news to Juliet that she will be getting married in a few days to County Paris, but juliet can not stand the thought of being with someone she does not love and she goes over to Friar who gives her a potion to take the night before the wedding to make her look as if she is dead so she does not have to marry Paris.…

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  • What Is The Relationship Between Romeo And Juliet

    Her mother, who is also Lady Capulet, is one that simply doesn’t really care about Juliet until she is dead. She thinks of Juliet as a person to use as a source of power, wealth, and reputation status, as she wants her to marry Paris, the Prince’s kinsman. If this happens, then the Capulets will be closer to the Prince, and they will have an advantage towards the Montagues. Especially in act 1, Scene 3, Lady Capulet argues with the Nurse that Juliet should marry at this age as she is ready, but…

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