Romeo and Juliet Elements of a Tragedy Examples

Tragic Hero Romeo
Hamartia Impetuosity
Comic Relief Mercutio
A Struggle Between Good vs Evil Love vs Fued
External Conflict Montagues vs Capulets
Internal Conflict Love or Family
Lack of Poetic Justice R+J Die, Mercutio Dies, Many Others Die
Catharsis M+C Settle the Feud, Bury R+J
Tragic Waste Bad = Feud, Good = Love (R+J Death)
Supernatural Element Fate -> Fortune’s Fool – Lucky to be Married, But Died Because of It