Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Rongione 6The Parental Roles in thePlay Romeo andVincent RongioneMrs.SherwoodPeriod 4People for many years have loved to read to pass time, be entertained, and to learn. The most important part is learning about life situations and family life. Every book has an important lesson to be learned which is also known as the theme of the story. There are many themes in the play, Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare. One theme in the play is to have a good relationship with your parents and their role. The role models were the Capulet's, Montague's, Friar Laurence, and the Nurse. People learn a lot while reading. They learn many life lessons in the process like learning about the role of the parents.The role of the parents in the play Romeo and Juliet was very important. The role of the Montague's was especially important. They always had the best intentions for Romeo even if they didn't show it during the play. When he was isolated from his parents and they didn't have a very good idea what was going on in his life they had to ask Benvolio what was going on with Romeo. Lord Montague was concerned about Romeo's black and portentous humor (Hamilton 17). He was very upset and wouldn't come home and his parents were very worried for his wellbeing and had no clue what was going on with their own son's life. They weren't always the best parents but they always had the best intentions in mind for him. When Romeo was going to get banished for slaying Tybalt his father intervened and didn't want Romeo to get the death penalty. He got the Prince to reduce the penalty to banishment from the town. This shows no matter the circumstances he would stand up for his son even if what Romeo did was wrong and deserved the punishment. He did care about his son a lot even though it wasn't always shown. He did the right thing by protecting his son from the death penalty. When Romeo got banished Lady Montague died of the stress and sadness from him being banished and eventually taking his own life (Halio 31). This also shows that she very much cared about her son and didn't know what she would do without him in her life. After his death they decided to build a statue of Romeo in the center of town to show him off and keep him in there memories. They didn't want to just forget about him after he died. The Montague's may not have always seemed like they were looking out for Romeo's best interests or cared about him all that much but in reality they really did care about him and do whatever it takes to keep him safe and out of trouble. (R&J 771-874)The role of the Capulet's is equally as important as the Montagues in this play. They always thought they knew Juliet better than anyone else even if they never spent time with their daughter. They thought they could make a huge life decision like agreeing with Count Paris to let him marry Juliet. Juliet didn't even have a say in if she wanted to even though Lord Capulet asked Juliet if she wanted to. She said no and...

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