Romeo and Juliet-Formative Literary Essay

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Romeo and Juliet-Formative Literary Essay Romeo and Juliet are two star-crossed lovers who willingly took their lives for each other. They are a pair of lovers whose relationship is often interfered with by outside forces. Their tragic outcome can be described as fate, which is a force outside of your control that makes circumstances occur. However, their outcome is the exact opposite of fate; they undoubtedly took events into their own hands resulting in a series of tragic events. Romeo and Juliet, is a play written by William Shakespeare. Illogical behavior is most responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet because each illogical action causes increasingly severe conflicts and overreaction to situations which has a snowball effect resulting in Romeo and Juliet’s death. Romeo and Juliet’s illogical actions cause conflicts and overreactions to situations that lead to their tragic deaths. To begin with, the family feud between the Capulet and Montague household started the conflicts between many characters, especially the servants. Once Tybalt approaches, Mercutio says “O calm dishonourable, vile submission/ Alla stoccata carries it away. (draws his sword)/ Tybalt, you ratcatcher, will you walk?” (3.4. 43-46). This shows that Mercutio gave an illogical reply by fighting with Tybalt. In addition, it caused severe conflict when Mercutio’s death angered Romeo. By doing so, it caused Romeo to also take an illogical action and kill Tybalt, as a result of his cousin’s death. This event is ultimately responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, because it led to Romeo’s banishment. The banishment subsequently created complications for Romeo and Juliet being together that later led to them killing themselves in order to be with one another. Furthermore, overreaction to situations is another cause of their illogical behavior. Both Capulet and Juliet overact to
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