Hasty Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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“Romeo and Juliet” is a play about two “star-crossed lovers” and how they make hasty decisions to try and make their relationship work. The problem with making hasty decisions is that no matter what the decisions are someone always gets hurt. Romeo is a boy who falls in love too quickly and when his heart is broken he cries and weeps for days and stays in his room and almost never comes out. Juliet is a young girl who has almost never seen or explored the world. The first example of hasty decisions is when Romeo agrees to attend to the Capulet’s diner even though he was never invited to it. Then he falls in love with Juliet at first sight and tries to kiss her by saying: “Then move not, while my prayer's effect I take. Thus from my lips, by yours, my sin is purged.” He tells…show more content…
She looks to the Friar for help and then finds out that her father, lord Capulet, wants her to marry Paris. The friar accepts to help her and tells her “If, rather than to marry County Paris, Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself, Then is it likely thou wilt undertake A thing like death to chide away this shame,” by completing this promise Friar Lawrence starts a chain of deaths that he would have never imagined. The next example is when Balthazar travels to Mantua and tells Romeo “Then she is well, and nothing can be ill: Her body sleeps in Capulet's monument.” By this Romeo becomes sad and decides to go out and buy poison from a local merchant so that he may go to the Capulet’s tomb and kill himself. This is one of the major parts in the story because if Balthazar had told Romeo the truth then he (Romeo) would have never decided to buy the poison off the poor merchant. Romeo and Juliet is a story that teaches hasty decision making is hurtful t both oneself and others. The two lover’s story may have been good but it was full of bad choices and hasty
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