Attributes And Flaws In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo’s Attributes and Flaws When Shakespearean Theater comes to discussion many minds immediately refer to the iconic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. It is a play that persuades the a person to think of one's own true love and the heart to indulge in the game that comes with the players. One of the main characters, Romeo, is a man that is complex and possesses a variety of attributes that highlight his flaws and strengths. At times he can be a very sweet and gentle lover, but one the other hand he can be a brash and impulsive young fool who makes questionable decisions. During the majority of the play, it is palpable that Romeo is a man that loves very easily and frequently. In the first act he is hopelessly in love with a woman named Rosaline who has sworn him off in an effort to stay chaste. He then becomes depressed and only thinks about her in his endeavors afterwards. He talks of her with incredible passion and infatuation by saying, For beauty, starved with her severity, Cuts beauty off from all posterity. She is too fair, too wise, wisely too fair, To merit bliss by making me despair. She hath forsworn to love, and in that vow Do I live dead to tell it now. (1.1.227-232) Then the very next night, he encounters Juliet for the first time and…show more content…
He loves Rosaline and then Juliet with so much passion. That is what makes him such a great lover and companion. But with this quality comes a sense of blindness to the mind and body. After falling in love with these two women and then not being with them immediately, he submits into a states of despondency and hysteria. He is seen walking aimlessly through the woods for Rosaline, balls and has a temper on the floor concerning Juliet, and contemplates suicide about his banishment from Verona. He does not have the quality to think rationally and make good decisions about the women he
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