Coincidence In Romeo And Juliet

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Although fate as coincidence plays an important role in the play, Romeo and Juliet are doomed by their own actions. Actions which were done without thought and done impulsively can have many consequences. Yes, Romeo and Juliet’s actions were done without any consideration, and they paid a price for it – death. Firstly the killing of Tybalt, secondly falling in love and getting married quickly, and lastly the fact that they killed themselves lead them to their tragic end. Killing Tybalt was a foolish decision of Romeo’s. At first when Tybalt fights with Romeo, Romeo refuses to fight as he knows that Tybalt is his family after his marriage to Juliet. Mercutio dies which makes Romeo angry with Tybalt and he starts fighting with Tybalt, causing…show more content…
Romeo had killed himself, because he thought Juliet was dead, if he had not taken that action, he would have seen Juliet wake up. Furthermore Romeo had bought poison from Mantua. This shows that he had already planned to kill himself. “Let me have A dram of poison, such soon-speeding gear As will disperse itself through all the veins that the life-weary taker may fall dead, and that the trunk may be discharged of breath as violently as hasty...” (Act V, i, 61-64), was what he said to a poor apothecary. Here’s to my love! O true apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die,” (Act V, iii, 119-120) were Romeo’s last words. “Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O happy dagger, this is thy sheath. There rust and let me die. “(Act V, iii, 167-170), were the final words of Juliet. Romeo and Juliet caused their own doom by killing themselves. Romeo and Juliet may have been lovers meant to be, but they didn’t last due impulsive actions of their own. If Romeo hadn’t killed Tybalt, or if they just taken some time to see if they were really in love and they were ready to get married and furthermore if they hadn’t killed themselves this play wouldn’t have been such a tragedy. All these actions were easily preventable, and avoidable. If only Romeo and Juliet had taken the advice of Friar Laurence, and thought more wisely and took smaller step they surely wouldn’t have stumbled. Indeed, “These violet delights
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