Further more, as the play progresses, after multiple impulsive acts, Romeo decides to kill himself when he finds Juliet “dead”. If he had chosen to simply think about what he was going to do or went to Friar Lawrence to make sure that Juliet was truly dead, Juliet would have been able to wake up and none of them would be dead. Ultimately, it was Romeo’s ignorant choices combined with his impulsive ways that ended up killing him and his
For example, when she trusts the Friar to get the information to Romeo. This information never gets to Romeo, which leads him to kill himself. Juliet could have told Romeo about her plan to take the potion and this would have prevented both of their deaths. Another bad decision was the marriage which complicated the already difficult situation. In conclusion Romeo and Juliet both sacrifice their own lives due to a lot of bad choices.
Later, Romeo hesitates again about the party but Mercutio convinces him once again. Mercutio and Romeo are ready for the party, they leave: “I fear, too early for my mind misgives some consequence, yet hanging in the starts shall bitterly begin his fearful date” (I.IV.106). This shows that Romeo does not know how to control himself by getting peer pressured again by Mercutio. Several time Romeo doubt his own feelings about not attending the party, but Romeo’s desires get the better of him by leading to his death. Further more, Romeo getting married to Juliet is another bad choice of his.
He later, then sneaks onto Juliet’s balcony where he openly tells her that he is in love with her. Juliet warns him saying that if anyone were to find him there, he would be killed. But, Romeo being the stubborn boy he is, replies with “And but thou love me, let them find me here.” and decides to risk his life for a girl he barely knows. He then impulsively asks for her hand in marriage “Thy exchange of thy love’s faithful vow for mine.” (Act II, ii, 124) based on the romantic emotions he was feeling at the moment. This was careless and senseless of Romeo to do, as a couple of hours ago he was “in love” with Juliet’s cousin Rosaline.
I do spy a kind of hope, which craves as desperate an execution as that is desperate which we would prevent. "-Friar(Act IV.I.68-70) This states that the Friar is willing to reunite Romeo and Juliet without Juliet killling herself first. Juliet will be willing to stab herself to death before marrying Paris. Juliet will do anything to not marry Paris.
He pushes them into a hasty secret marriage, without the knowledge or permission of their warring parents. This sets the stage for the secrets that create the tragedy to come. Unable to face the banishment for killing Tybalt, Romeo seeks the advice of Friar Lawrence who scolds him for his despair, “Hast thou slain Tybalt? Wilt thou slay thyself, and slay thy lady that in thy life lives by doing damned hate upon thyself?” (3, 3, 116,) then when Romeo is at his lowest, Friar Lawrence cheers him up, suggesting a comforting visit to his Juliet and then his escape. “Go, get thee to thy love, as was decreed.
Who killed the Star-crossed Lovers? A family feud leads into two deaths. William Shakespeare wrote “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet”. In Verona there are two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, who despise each other. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet, therefore, they are forbidden to fall in love.
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.
Heidy Guerrero Mr. Dorflinger English 9- Per.1 May 17, 2012 The Romantic Tragedy Of Romeo and Juliet In life, love is often forbidden due to certain circumstances such as gender, race, religion, and even one’s parents’ disapproval. In William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”, two unlucky young teenagers both belonging to enemy families, Capulet and Montague, fall into a forbidden love at first sight, and yet commit suicide to end the family’s feud. Shakespeare provides evidence in Act 1 that foreshadows the upcoming events, which are the death of Romeo and Juliet. In the Prologue, lines 5-7, the Chorus provides evidence that Romeo and Juliet will die in the end. The Chorus states, “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life; whose misadventure piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents’ strife.” This quote is an example of foreshadowing because it clearly states that Romeo and Juliet are going to die in the end.
Thought when things do not work out and Juliet finds Romeo dead, she abruptly makes the decision to kill herself. Juliet’s unguided decisions caused the biggest disaster of the play and shows the mistakes made by a youth who acted before