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Juliet is presented as quiet and obedient; however, she possesses an inner strength that enables her to have maturity beyond her years.
When her mother suggests that she marry Paris because Paris is rich and good looking, Juliet responds: When she meets and falls in love with Romeo, she is prepared to defy her parents and marry Romeo in secret.
In Act III, Scene 5, Capulet demands his right as her father to marry her to Paris, threatening her with disinheritance and public shame. Juliet, however, is resolute in her decision to die rather than enter into a false marriage: In her relationship with Romeo, Juliet is loving, witty, loyal, and strong.
When Romeo and Juliet kiss at the feast, Juliet teases Romeo for using the popular imagery of love poetry to express his feelings and for kissing according to convention rather than from the heart: This establishes a pattern for their relationship in which Juliet displays greater maturity, particularly in moments of great emotional intensity.
The lyrical language Juliet employs as she waits impatiently for the night to come underscores the intensity of her feelings: All this is comfort. She reflects on the plan but prepares to face the dangers involved bravely:BALCONY SCENE CHARACTER COMPARISON Romeo & Juliet Character Profiles Romeo And Juliet - Tragic, Not Stupid Romeo And Juliet's Tragic Flaws Romeo And Juliet: Romeo - A Tragic Hero Romeo and Juliet Character Analysis - Mercutio Romeo's Tragic Flaw The Tragic End Of Romeo And Juliet Was The Result Human .
In my opinion, Mercutio is a good character but is one of the characters to blame for the tragic events because of his negative characteristics such as being ill-tempered and being provocative.
I think Shakespeare included him into the play because he is the link between the Montagues and Capulets and his death symbols the humour leaving the. Tragic Heroes are usually people with great qualities but, have one horrible flaw. In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet can be considered as a Tragic Hero.
Juliet was willing to sacrifice her life in order. Romeo's tragic flaw is his rashness.
He rushes into action without thinking quickly, such as when he marries Juliet after only knowing her for a short time. Romeo's tragic flaw is his impetuosity. Mercutio, The Tragic Hero Mercutio is a relative of the Prince of Verona, so he is of high status, but he never really shows this.
He has a very cocky, arrogant, and funny personality, and is always joking around even in serious times. Romeo and Juliet: Plot Summary (Acts 1 and 2) Act 1, Prologue The play begins in Verona, a city that has had its peace shattered by the feud between two prominent families, the house of Montague and the house of Capulet.