Is it their youth, their steadfast devotion in life and following into death, the tragic events that lead to their demise, or a mixture of possibilities? The characters of Romeo and Juliet, however, challenge these ideas and incorporate traits of the opposite gender.
When Juliet finds Romeo lurking outside her balcony, she asks him a series of specific and direct questions about how he got there and who he is.
The stereotypical males are domineering while the stereotypical females are submissive and inferior to their husbands. Women, on the other hand, were supposed to be subservient to their men in their lives and do as ever they wished.
Mercutio wants to be the typical young male, and he is certainly not afraid to do as he says. In using genre theory we create an insufficient lacerate in how we are to describe cloudy.
When paired with Juliet in scenes, his male role is increasingly diminished. It is clear that Shakespeare created characters — both males and females — with very specific gender roles.
In society, especially in the world, Shakespeare builds in this play; contains a problematic power dynamic that is characterized by racial and gender differences that will be elaborated on when analyzing these characters actions. In Romeo and Juliet the typical gender roles that men and women were supposed to play had an influence on the fate of their lives The two fall in love, but cannot be together because of their feuding families.
By my holy order, I thought thy disposition better tempered. Juliet also manipulates her father, Lord Capulet, when she defies his order that she marry the Prince Paris and fakes her own death to control her destiny.