“All are punished”
‘Romeo and Juliet warns against the dangers of holding grudges as well as warning against the consequences of deceit’ It is evident that Romeo and Juliet warns against the dangers of holding grudges as well as warning against the consequences of deceit. As a consequence of two households holding grudges against each other, it causes to be divided in two halves and it also leads to many innocent deaths. Romeo and Juliet also warns us of the dangers of deceit. Shakespeare, through the ideas and characters, warns the audience against the risks of resentment.
As a result of two households holding grudge against each other, it initiates the divide in the town. The fight affects not only the two families, but the whole town. The Capulets and Montagues force civilians to decide on who they will support. The Prince says “Three civil brawls, bred of an airy word, By thee, old Capulet, and Montague, Have thrice disturb'd the quiet of our streets” after the fight that started between the servants of each household. The Prince words illustrate to us that because of a quarrel between the servants of each household, it has affected all the civilians surrounding. In the balcony scene Juliet says “Tis but thy name that is an enemy.” Juliet expresses that the only reason that she may not love Romeo is for his name. The resentment between the houses is strong enough to make the star-crossed lovers question their love. Juliet also states that “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Juliet thinks that people should not be defined by their name. The names of people should not divide the town; people should be able to be with who they want and not rely on a name. Undeniably, the grudge concerning the Capulets and Montagues is the reason for the split of the community.
Undoubtedly, Romeo and Juliet warn us of the consequences of holding grudges. The result of holding grudges causes many deaths. For if there was no hatred then...
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