Conflict – Analysis Conflicts are the difficult challenges that we must overcome in order to grow as people. Nothing shows conflict quite like Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. With its themes like love and hate, light and dark and life and death it is a perfect example of conflict. Love and hate are each other’s opposites, love being to show deep compassion and hate being to show intense dislike. The love in this story is shown through Romeo and Juliet with their forbidden romance.
There love is forbidden because of their Emily feud between the Capsules Elite) and Montage’s (Romeo) which brings us to our hate. “ Two houses, both alike in dignity, from ancient grudge to new mutiny/’ an quote from the prologue of the text which states hate with “ ancient grudge”. “ Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; Being vexed a sea nourished with lovers’ tears: What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet. ” This Is a quote from Romeo where he describing love.
Love and hate are perfect example of conflict because they are opposite, if there Is love there can be no hate and If there Is hate there can be no love Life and death are also each other’s opposites Light and dark doesn’t always mean good and evil but Instead It helps they text have contrast. The contrast can be used In conflict very well showing more meaning Like when Romeo sees Juliet he compares her to a torch shining In the darkness “ O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! ” Romeo and Juliet Is a great example of conflict related text, It show tremendous examples of conflict through Its themes and techniques.