The Effects Of Dishonesty In Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare

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The wedding was all set! The music was ready; the food was ready; the groom was ready. The wedding was set for Thursday. It was all well planned. The only thing that was left was the bride. Wait, where was the bride? No one could find the bride anywhere! Everyone looked and looked, but they couldn’t find the bride! The bride was nowhere to be found! Suddenly a voice from the nurse said, “Alas, alas! Help, Help! My lady’s dead!—(IV,5,17) The bride was dead; she was dead! What were they going to do now? Everything was set, but the bride was dead! It was a tragedy, and the wedding couldn’t keep going. This is the story of Romeo and Juliet. Juliet was not really dead; she was just faking her ...view middle of the document...

“Sealed up the doors and would not let us forth”(V,1,11).Friar John got stuck in a house and the guards didn’t let him out. Friar John couldn’t deliver the plan to Romeo. Romeo was still thinking that Juliet was actually dead; he couldn’t believe the fact that his lover was dead! The one that he had long desired to be with his whole life was dead!
Romeo, then goes to a drug store and buys a potion that will slowly kill him. Romeo goes to Juliet’s tomb and sees her laying down dead. He couldn’t believe the sight. Romeo kisses Juliet’s lips and says his final words. “Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.”(V,3,131) He kisses Juliet’s hand and drinks the poison. What Romeo does not know is that Juliet will wake up again. While Romeo is dying, Juliet wakes up and realizes the plan didn’t work. Juliet then looks at Romeo and can’t believe her eyes. She then grabs Romeo’s dagger and kills herself because she cannot live without him.
As we saw in the story, many things can happen if we are dishonest to our parents and elders. One of the main reasons Romeo and Juliet died was because they were dishonest. It is true that Romeo and Juliet were in love. But we can’t truly be in love when we have only met someone for 4 days. Juliet and Romeo should have waited to get married. If they had waited, the feud between the two families could have been solved.
Juliet was very dishonest to her parents by faking her death. When we are dishonest to our parents, many things can happen. We can probably lie and be dishonest, but our parents will eventually find out. You can’t hide things forever.
In this story, Juliet’s character was very deceiving. No one knew what to believe. They didn’t know whether she was telling the truth or she was just lying. The night before her wedding, Juliet was very mad and did not want to marry Paris. The next day, she was very happy and agreed to marry Paris. I think Shakespeare meant to...

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