Essay On Bad Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet; a play that has awed audiences from all over the world. Romeo and Juliet meet, fall in love, and die in each others arms. With the tragic ending of the “star-crossed” lovers deaths; it was their lack of experience and a factor of adolescence that lead to the lovers deaths. The ending of this play was not fate. Therefore, the “start-crossed” lovers’ foolish decisions lead to the tragic ending of Romeo and Juliet.

The first bad decision in this play is in the beginning when Romeo was accidentally invited to the Capulets party. For their daughter Juliet to find a love. In the beginning, the Capulets servant runs around the city of Verona. The servant eventually runs into Romeo and Benvolio; who banter with him because he is running around like a mad man. The servant is running around frantically because he does not know how to read; he needs to read an invitations for his lord Capulet. Romeo ends up reading the invitation list; for this servant. Romeo asks the servant “Who’s supper?” The servant than states that “Now I’ll tell you without asking. My master is the/ great rich Capulet; and if you be not of/ Montagues, I pray come and crush a cup of wine.”(Shakesphere 385) However; Romeo still goes to this party even though he is a Montague.

With Romeos’ lack of
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In fact, in the prologue it says “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;” the phrase star-crossed means full of bad luck. So this play is meant to have bad luck (or bad decisions?). When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married or Juliet decides to fake her death and not tell Romeo. Those decisions were foolish and self-centered decisions. Even Romeo stabbing himself after he finds Juliet was a rash decision. These lovers could have lived a long, beautiful, and full relationship if they would have done it right and not behind everybody’s back. Because of their adolescence and foolish selves they ruined their
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