Romeo, doff thy name, And for thy name, which is no part of thee, Take all myself. Gregory and Sampson are the Capulet servants. Mercutio is not part of the Montague family, he is however a friend of Romeo's and related to the Prince of Verona. Photo by Ellie Kurttz Paris is a family member of the Prince and a nobleman. Conveying her intense emotion towards the situation. After Romeo kills Tybalt, Montague pleads with the Prince to spare him of execution as Romeo did only what the law would have done, since Tybalt killed Mercutio.
It is nor hand nor foot, Nor arm nor face, nor any other part Belonging to a man. At the end of the play, Romeo kills himself. Tybalt is an expert swordsman even if he has character flaws. He, Mercutio was dying from a scratch! Shakespeare initially introduces Romeo to be a romantic sentimentalist, who is over-obsessed with his own emotions. In many ways, this scene provides ample evidence for this useful — albeit unkind — assessment.
Scholars have pointed out that Valentine is more strongly connected to a major character than other ghosts, as he is given a direct connection to his brother. Photo by Reg Wilson Lord Capulet is the head of one of the noble families of Verona, the Capulets. It returns as a prologue to act two to foreshadow the tragic turn of events about to befall the new romance between the title characters. She is seen as a good willing, obedient child at the start of the play. Though emotionally detached from Juliet and generally clueless about her motivations and desires he genuinely loves his daughter and decides that it would be best for her to be paired off and married to Dave Paris, the most eligible bachelor of their time and son of the governor. Not only does she end up dead, she doesn't get nearly the love that Romeo does.
Mercutio is the driving force behind the play, as he fortells or is the cause of most of the major events. In fact, they gave even Mercutio a very minor role. Despite having few lines, she communicates this quiet strength very well. I think she should have just gone to Romeo because the end result is the same without the unnecessary complications. These are not the words of a submissive child content to follow rules as she has been instructed. He is shown joking and punning with Romeo on heaviness and lightness as well as how it relates to love. And would you even want to be that girl? Rosaline Rosaline never appears on-screen, and for all intents and purposes is a completely imaginary character that Romeo is absolutely smitten with in the beginning of the film.
In addition to making a theatrical play vibrant, characters play a significant role in sustaining the momentum of a r. She offers no advice or caution to what Juliet should be doing, although she clearly knows that Juliet is young and inexperienced. Meanwhile, Juliet's father plans to marry her off to Paris, a local , within the next few days, threatening to turn her out on the streets if she doesn't follow through. We also have to remember Juliet is only 13 at the start of the play and little more than a child; but she has potential to mature during the course of the play. Juliet is not comfortable with confiding anything to her father. Juliet marries Romeo in secret the next day but they are separated after Romeo kills her cousin Tybalt. Juliet, for all the emotional maturity she gained throughout the play, is still a woman.
Characters speak out his name throughout the play. Photo by Ellie Kurttz Tybalt is the nephew of Lady Capulet. Like Romeo, she is willing to face all obstacles of society, fate, and death to be with her love. I feel this was a necessary decision due to her other option, which would not lead to a promising future with no money or skills. To dispraise my lord with that same tongue Which she hath praised him with above compare So many thousand times! Friar Lawrence plays a pivotal role for reuniting the lovers. The Friar is forced to return to the tomb, where he recounts the entire story to , and all the Montagues and Capulets. When Romeo requests that the Friar marry him to , he is shocked, because only days before, Romeo had been infatuated with Rosaline, a woman who did not return his love.
The party is a major event in the play because Romeo meets Juliet there, and consequently decides his love for Rosaline was nothing but a crush. These differences between the versions produce two entirely different interpretations of the story. It is these negative character traits that lead to his demise later on. They fight, and Romeo kills Paris. Juliet gives glimpses of her willpower, strength, and strong-mindedness, in her initial scenes, and offers a partial view of the woman she will turn out to be during the four-day period of Romeo and Juliet. That honor goes to Rosaline, a niece of Capulet, and an unseen character in the play. At the start of the play she tells her daughter Juliet about the proposal of marriage from Paris and is excited for her.
So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows As yonder lady o'er her fellows shows. This character may have been intended to be the same as Peter, and is usually identified in scripts either as Peter or as a Clown. The Nurse is her closest friend and advisor. Highly theatrical, she seems entirely preoccupied by cultivating her appearance—she is first seen in the film, for instance, donning an ornate Cleopatra costume. This imagined or proposed transaction is radical as it undoes all sorts of patriarchal assumptions. The nurse is the first individual to whom Juliet professes her love for Romeo. Romeo Played by Leonardo DiCaprio, Romeo is the young son and successor of Lord and Lady Montague.
. She then realizes that she is in love with an enemy of her family. Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee. They are unaware she has just married Romeo. We know Juliet's mother bore her first child by the time she was 14, Juliet's age, and her husband is many years older than she. This however, is quite a childish in her ways of being obedient and she has an immature idea of love.