What is the main theme of Romeo and Juliet?

Love is naturally the play’s dominant and most important theme. The play focuses on romantic love, specifically the intense passion that springs up at first sight between Romeo and Juliet. In Romeo and Juliet, love is a violent, ecstatic, overpowering force that supersedes all other values, loyalties, and emotions.

Why is Lord Capulet so protective of Juliet?

Expert Answers If you look at this scene, you will see that Lord Capulet (at this point in the play) is really trying to do what is best for his daughter. I think you can call that being protective. Specifically, he tries to protect her from getting into a marriage that she does not want.

Why does Lord Capulet want Juliet to marry?

Lady Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris because it is the best way for Juliet to secure a stronger social position, while increasing the family’s…

How is Lord and Lady Montague responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet?

The deaths of Romeo and Juliet were a kind of sacrifice caused by the mutual hate of the two families, the Montague’s and the Capulets. The deaths stopped the war between the families. Don’t forget the Capulets, and that Paris, Tybalt and Mercutio were killed as well. Even Romeo’s mother died from grief.