Romeo And Juliet Identity Quotes

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In Act 4 scene 1 between lines 55-70 Juliet says, “And with this knife I’ll help it presently. (shows him a knife) God joined my heart and Romeo’s, thou our hands … ’Twixt my extremes and me this bloody knife … I long to die”. She says this because she doesn’t want to marry Paris and loves Romeo. I find this insanely imprudent. She is a rich and allegedly gorgeous 13-year-old girl, yet she wishes to die because she has to marry an extremely wealthy and allegedly handsome man. This situation screams “first world problems”. The elderly, sick, disabled and destitute still strive to live on every day but she wants to throw it all away just because she is bound to some boy she met and married within a few days. Juliet has what nearly everyone wants, beauty, health, money, and a good partner. She acts this way because she’s a spoiled brat and has never known true suffering. You have heartache because you miss your beloved …show more content…
Let not the Nurse lie with thee in thy chamber. (shows her a vial) Take thou this vial, being then in bed, And this distillèd liquor drink thou off, When presently through all thy veins shall run A cold and drowsy humor, for no pulse Shall keep his native progress, but surcease. No warmth, no breath shall testify thou livest”. This man has already made an atrocious mistake by marrying a couple of teenagers just over a day after they meet. I forgive Juliet’s idiotic action and chalk it up to teenage hormones, but the Friar is an adult, who also happens to be a leader in the religious community. He could’ve just told Juliet to refuse to marry Paris so then her family disowns or kicks her out so she can run off with Romeo. However, he decides it’s a great idea to give Juliet a potion that forces her into a death-like state. There’s absolutely no way that could turn out badly, what a sound decision. I almost feel bad for Juliet since she decides to blindly trust