Essay On Impulsive Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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“Impulsive actions led to trouble,and trouble could have unpleasant consequences”,(Stieg Larsson). The story of Romeo and Juliet is about two lovers from opposing family this cause problems for them.They met at the Capulet party where Romeo Juliet both fall in love with one and other. Juliet had asked Romeo to marry her and they impulsively married within meeting. Romeo murdered one of Juliet’s family members after he had killed Romeo close friend this cause Romeo to implusly kill him in anger. After that he was banished from his homeland, Juliet is forced to marry and the two lovers found out that both supposedly died so they both commit suicide. Shakespeare makes a point that both Romeo and Juliet make impulsive decisions that lead to their death. During the second scene of Act II, Romeo and Juliet decide to get married after having met hours before at the Capulet party. In the scene that follows, Romeo asks Friar Lawrence, “but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us today” (Shakespeare 410). Here, Romeo is requesting that Friar Lawrence marry him and…show more content…
One case in Act V “Let me have A dram of poison, such soon-speeding gear As will disperse itself through all the veins That the life-weary taker may fall dead”,(Shakespeare 469). Romeo impulsively wanted poison to kill himself without understanding the whole of the situation. His action causes not only himself death but this influence Juliet to kills herself due to the loss of her love Romeo. “ Impulsivity generally drops throughout life, starting at about age 10, but this love of the thrill peaks at around age 15”,(Dobbs 4). Both Romeo and Juliet are under this age so they both seek the thrill of love. Therefore indicate their action is the play Shakespeare could show this when the opposing center action and accept other actions. Shakespeare shows both characters, making an action based on the love for one and
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