Family's Ruin Positive Fate Essay

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Think if you did not get to choose you married and your parents did. The Montague's and Capulets have been fighting for a long time. The families can’t put there fighting behinds when both of there children fall in love. Both of the families do not approve of this love, but Lady Capulet is really against it. Lady Capulet has her mind made up that Juliet will marry Paris. Juliet hasn’t yet made her mind, until she meets Romeo. Juliet and Romeo don’t tell there parents at first, but when they do it results in death.

Then two capulet servants are walking on the street and making fun of the Montague's. They ran into two Montague servants and started to the fight. The fight grew bigger ...view middle of the document...

O, she is rich in beauty; only poor that, when she dies, with Beauty dies her store.”(1.2.222-230) When Romeo loves Rosaline he knows that she will never love him back. He is depressed and really sad for a long time because of it. Then at the end of the day, before the ball, Romeo, Mercutio and Benvolio were walking through the streets to the Capulets ball. Romeo was still depressed and sad over Rosaline. Mercutio was trying to cheer Romeo up so he told him a story, but Romeo told Mercutio to stop. He told him it would not work. Romeo was really worried about the Capulets finding out the some Montague's were at the party. Even the biggest parties and the biggest balls the other family would not come to because of the fighting.

At that time the marriages were a lot different. Most of the time your parents would decide who you marry for you. Even if you do not want or like that person you will be forced to. This plays a big role in Romeo and Juliet's love story. A big part why Romeo and Juliet die, is because of the arranged marriages, and that her parents don’t agree with it. Romeo and Juliet were “star-crossed lovers”, they loved each other so much that they would do anything to be with each other. If the parents would have approved of the marriage, it would be a whole different story. We might not have been reading a tragedy, we would be reading a love story.

Lady Capulets is Juliet’s mother, but they are not very close. It maybe one of the reasons that Juliet left the Capulet house for Romeo is that Romeo...

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