Upon fir SST seeing Juliet, e asks to a Serviceman, “What lady’s that, which doth enrich / the hand / Of yonder knight? ‘ (II, v, 3840). Romeo immediately spots Juliet across the dance floor and is mess merited by her beauty. Juliet is young and naive, so when Juliet meets the very attractive Romeo, she too, falls in love with him at first sight. After having not met each other for not even a full day, they essentially decide to get married, despite knowing the identities of each other and the feuds that occur between their two families.
In , love is an overpowering force that prevails over all other values, loyalties, and emotions. Romeo and Juliet are starched lovers and this is a f act that can never be changed fate controls them forever. When Juliet hears about Rome go’s’ banishment from Verona, she does not even care that this was because he killed her ova,JNI cousin Table she is just glad that Romeo is still alive.
Upon hearing of her arranged marriage e with Paris by her parents, she’d rather commit suicide than be with him because she is lealer day married to her love, Romeo.
She does not even take into consideration her parents’ wish sees for her wellbeing that they have her marry Paris, all because of her unbreakable love with Romeo. When Romeo hears news of Gullet’s death, he acts in haste because his beloved d Juliet is no longer with him in this world.
He says, “Well, Juliet, will lie with thee tonight. / Lets see for means” (V,I, 3435). Instantly, he decides to commit suicide at Gullet’s side. Blind deed by his love for her, he disregards everything and wishes to die so that he can join Julia et in her grave to die together and never be separated from her. ) Friar Laurence plays the part of a wise adviser to Romeo and Juliet , along with aiding in major plot developments. Alone, he foreshadows the later, tragic events of the play with his liquor about plants and their similarities to humans. When Romeo requests the Friar marry him to , he is shocked, because only days before, Romeo had been infatuated with Rosalie a woman who did not return his love. Nevertheless, Friar Laurence decides to marry Romeo and Juliet in the attempt to stop the civil fee du between the Capsules and the Montague .
When Romeo is banished for killing Table and flees to Mantra , Friar Laurence tries to help the Non lovers get back. Prince says, “We have still known thee for a holy man. ” 3) Romeos decision to approach Juliet on her balcony is fraught with consensus hat Juliet makes very clear, basically telling him that he will face death if her f amply spots him there. It is also true, however, that Juliet pushes Romeo to declare h is intent to marry her. I suppose she does this knowing that her parents want her to m et Paris, but it is a hasty decision, and one which leads to their deaths.
If he had not been banished, the whole Juliet faking her death would have goon e down much differently, because Romeo could have been close at hand and known t he details. For me, the most impact choice is Gullet’s decision not to share her plan wit h the Nurse. Had she done so, the Nurse, as she has done so often, would have pro detected Juliet. Even though she told Juliet to forget about Romeo and marry Paris (eve n after Juliet was married), her motivation was to see Juliet happy. With Juliet since SSH e was born, she adored her and, like her mother, was brokenhearted to see Juliet so unhappy.
The Nurse was even resentful of Romeos hand in Table’s death, buy t for Juliet, she would eventually have gotten over it. However, because Juliet does not take the Nurse into her confidence, there is no one at her side when Romeo shows up. It seems safe to assume that the Nurse would have been there waiting, though certainly Friar Lawrence should have been. Having backup plan in place would have saved Gullet’s life, and she and Romeo could have run away together until their parents got over losing them both. The marriage of Romeo and Juliet which occurs only a “blink of an eye” after t hey meet is the most devastating action they take.
For, after this act of union, Romeo a ND Juliet have committed themselves to one path and cannot change or return to not her. Were they not married, Romeo would not have tried to calm Table, and Mercuric may not have died. Were they not married, Juliet would not have been faced with the d lemma of what to do about marrying Paris. If Romeo and Juliet were more gradual about expressing their love, perhaps t hey could have eased their parents into the idea of their loving someone who has long b en declared an enemy. Perhaps the choice with the most impact was the decision to keep this relation unships and marriage a secret.
Romeo and Juliet basically eloped. Their parents and the p urine were unaware of their decision. Perhaps the marriage might have been prove need if the families were aware. Perhaps the feuding would have stopped or at least Oslo deed. Certainly Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have ended up in the same situation if the eye had been honest about their relationship Romeos initial choice to court Juliet despite the feed between their families s memos like the most significant choice of the play. Essentially all of the action (and turmoil I and tragedy) of the play stems from this decision. Hint the choice Of Romeo to have gone to the party, and after leaving the pa arty he decided to talk to Juliet is the crucial turning point. If he had been turned away y from seeking her attention at some point, the rest of the story would never have ha penned. L also believe the fact that Romeo could not tell his parents about his love, and when he killed gullet’s cousin that was a great turning point as you can never go back oaf terror have done that. 4) Most of the events that happen in Romeo and Juliet lead up to the final con occlusion of the couple dying.
Many, if not all, Of the characters also play an ultimate role in the Eire tragic deaths. The characters that cause the most dramatic effect upon Romeo and Gullet’s d death are Friar Laurence, Table, and Gullet’s father, Lord Caplet. Friar Laurence marries Room e and Juliet, which causes most of the problems, since they always want to be together, eve en though it is very difficult for them to accomplish this. Table is the reason Romeo is to be banished, and Gullet’s parents are the cause for Juliet to become enraged and make rash decide sons.
Friar Laurence plays a very large role in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet since he baa socially is the go between man’ in this play. First off, he marries the two “actresses lover The rest of the events in the story tumble down from here since nothing see ms to ever go right for both Romeo and Juliet. The Friar gives Juliet a potion, which is intend deed not to kill re, but allow to her to run away and have a better life with Romeo. It does en d up causing them both to die, since there is much confusion and immix. The letter the Fri. r sent did not get to Romeo in time, causing him to become extremely upset and to kill him elf.
Secondly, Table, his hatred towards the Montague family, and the actions he takes end s in Romeo being banished. When Table strikes Mercuric down with his sword, Mercuric says, “Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm”(act Ill, SC I, 9798), Or memo feels guilty and decides to avenge his friend by killing Table. As a result, he become s banished, which in turn, devastates Juliet, causing her to feel hopeless and suicidal. With Romeo gone from their town of Verona, news cannot reach him easily therefore communion action becomes difficult.
This road block’ causes him to get the news of Juliet being dead, eve n though she is not. This causes both of them to make bad choices that end in their deaths. L ghastly, Lord Caplet, Gullet’s father, causes Juliet to become so flustered and sad, that she decides to take drastic actions and fake her own death. Gullet’s usual obeying behavior is cruse heed when she finds out of her father’s plans for her to marry Paris. She becomes upset, and decides to just lie about being excited and happy, in order to trick her parents. With a rash d session, she fakes her death.
This causes Romeo to become misled and inevitably kill him elf. When Juliet awakens from her deathlike slumber, she sees Romeo dead and in devastates n, kills herself as well. Almost every decision leads up to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, and there a few characters that also play a very large part in their deaths. These character s are Friar Laurence, Table, and Lord Caplet, and they assist fate in succeeding in not al lowing Romeo and Juliet to be together. Of course, in real life, communication is much easier to come by with the use of phones, computers, and faster methods of transportation.
Love e a very difficult thing, especially when there are outside forces not wanting you, and y our lover, to be together like in Romeo and Gullet’s situation. In the final scene, the Prince speaks rightly when he blames Lords Caplet an d Montague for not only Romeos and Gullet’s deaths, but also for the deaths of the Prince’s o won relatives. The Prince blames their hatred and their feud for all of these deaths. We see t his accusation in the prince’s lines: Where be these enemies? Caplet, Montage, See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love!
And l, for winking tatty, discords too, Have lost a brace of kinsmen. All are punished. (Act 5, Scene 3) However, others are also indirectly responsible for Romeos and Gullet’s death s. While Friar Laurence broke no law nor holy sanction in marrying Romeo and Juliet without t parental consent, even though his motive seems noble, one has to question the sensei lenses of his decision. Friar Laurence agrees to marry them because he believed the “Lillian CE may so happy prove, / To turn your households’ rancorous to pure love. ” In other words, he believed that uniting Romeo and Juliet in wedlock would put an end to the feud.
The flag win his plan is that the marriage was performed in secret with no immediate plan unveil the marriage. Had he been wiser, he would have foreseen that the ongoing feud would prevent any real relationship between Romeo and Juliet, sabotaging his efforts to create peace. Instead, he should have postponed the marriage until he, himself, could prepare Lords Caplet and M Montague for the union. Friar Laurence continued to make things even worse by lying to Lord C applet in eloping Juliet fake her death. For all of these reasons Friar Laurence is indirect lay responsible for their deaths.
However, he is rightly pardoned by the Prince, because ultimo tell, their deaths are the fault of Lords Caplet and Montague. Table is also indirectly responsible. Had he not had such a hotheaded temper and instead agreed with his uncle to let Romeo alone for crashing the ball, Table, as well a s Rome and Juliet, would have remained alive. Table’s death led to Romeos banishment, which led to both his and Gullet’s deaths. Finally the Prince also holds himself indirectly responsible because he did not heck Lords Caplet and Montague sooner, nor try to stop the feud sooner.
His personal b lame is seen in the line, “and l, for winking at you, discords too, / Have lost a brace of kinsmen. ” 6) Metaphors . “What, ho! You men, you beasts,That quench the fire of your pernicious rage” (Act 1 Scene 1) The Prince compares the Capsules and Montague to beasts, because they have just had a fray. He then compares their rage to a fire. 2. ” Peered forth the golden window of the east,” (Act 1 Scene 1) Benevolent is telling the Montague where Romeo is, and compares the east to a golden Indo when talking about the sun. 3. My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss (Act 1 scene 5) Romeo compares his lips to pilgrims when talking to Juliet. Similes . “Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn. ” (Act 1 Scene 4) Romeo is talking to Mercuric before the Capsules’ party, and compares love to a thorn. 2. ” Begot of nothing but vain fantasy, Which is as thin of substance as the air” (Act 1 Scene 4) Mercuric is talking about dreams, and compares vain fantasy to the air. “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It Seems she hangs upon the cheek of night Like a rich jewel in an Tiptoe’s ear” (Act 1 Scene 5) When Romeo describes Juliet, he compares her to a rich jewel in an Tiptoe’s ear. Dramatic Irony understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters. Situational irony actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected. Verbal Irony person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is the opposite Of the literal meaning.