Essay Romeo and Juliet

Topics: Romeo and Juliet, Romeo Montague, William Shakespeare Pages: 2 (790 words) Published: May 3, 2012
Paola Gonzalez I.

Cover letter
For this essay I chose the last topic, number 18, which consists of choosing a novel or play that depicts a conflict between a parent and a son or daughter. I chose “Romeo and Juliet”, the play by William Shakespeare because I think it’s a perfect example of how the relationship between parents and their son and daughter influenced a lot more than they intended to. Even if it was not directly, Romeo and Juliet’s parents are to be held responsible for their early and meaningless death. Throughout the essay I put quotes to lines present in the play that I considered important to support my point of view and that are useful as evidence of what I’m saying. This is a persuasive essay. It is narrated in the third person, it uses a tone of persuasion with the finality of convincing the reader that Romeo and Juliet’s parents are guilt of their death. It uses a little bit of irony, because of the fact that the parents are responsible for their death, when the role of a parent is to protects their child.

Killer Parents
Why not letting the person you love the most be the happiest person in the world? This is a question that should be answered by Romeo and Juliet’s parents. In William Shakespeare’s novel, “Romeo and Juliet”, the main characters love each other so hard that they literally died for each other. As it is known generally by the people who is familiar with Shakespeare’s work, Romeo’s and Juliet’s parents are to blame for ending their son’s and their daughter’s life. The reasons for the responsibility of their death can be generalized into 3 important ones. First of all, for being unsupporting parents; second, for being selfish; and third, for the rivalry the two families had between each other. Both the Capulet and the Montague families were unaware of the existing love Romeo and Juliet felt for each other, but after noticing all the hate the families had in between, it’s obvious that they wouldn’t support them as a...
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