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Society Suffocates True Love Essay

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How would you feel if you were in love with someone but society didn’t think you should be together and your families don’t like each other at all? For example in the play Romeo and Juliet society didn’t help their love out nor did their families like each other and it ended with both of them dead.
Juliet’s family, the Capulet’s wanted Juliet to marry a charming man named Paris. They thought that he was a very nice man but they wanted him to marry her when she was finally old enough to get married because she was only 13. After a while though her parents were really wanting her to marry Paris she wouldn’t marry him though and her dad had told her if she did not marry ...view middle of the document...

The prince, Mercutio’s cousin, who had died because of fighting sent Romeo to Montau seperating his and Juliet’s love. Tybalt and Benvilio had been warned that if they fought, they would be sentenced to death. But Tybalt insisted on fighting Mercutio, which ended in his death. For the consequence Romeo than fought Tybalt which ended with Tybalt being killed by Romeo. The Prince who had warned them before of fighting, if anybody fought they would be sentenced to death. Luckily though, Romeo was not sentenced to death but was exiled form Verona. “ Immediately we do exile him hence. I have an interest in your hate’s proceeding, My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding” (3.1 202-205)
Friar Luarence, the only one helping out their relationship and one of the only ones that knew about it tried his best to let them live together forever. He had a plan and the plan was to have Juliet drink something to make her seem dead, than her family would think she is dead and have a funeral. He was going to have a letter sent to Romeo about the plan but the letter didn’t get sent to him. When Romeo got there he thought she was dead, so he drank poison and than when Juliet woke up and he was dead she also killed herself. The person who didn’t send the letter was Friar John, is probably the biggest reason why they both died. If he would have sent the letter to Romeo telling him about the plan Romeo would have known to take her back to Montau.
The Nurse, part of Juliet's family also...

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