Examples Of Bad Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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We all make bad decisions everyday. For example, watching TV when you have a bunch of homework to do, or playing video games all day instead of going outside to play. Now even though these are bad decisions, they don’t really seem to affect us long term. In the play, Romeo and Juliet, so many bad decisions are made that it leads to the death of two young teenagers that are in love, even though their families are bitter enemies.Throughout the play, their decisions keep getting worse and worse. In the end, their deaths boil down to three terrible decisions, Friar Lawrence marrying Romeo and Juliet, Romeo killing Tybalt, and Romeo killing himself.
The first, and seemingly least important bad decision made, was when Friar Lawrence married Romeo and Juliet. The marriage in itself wasn’t a bad decision. The two teens were in love and it wasn’t weird to get married at that age back then. The problem was that the two families hated each other so they couldn’t tell anyone about it. Even though they couldn’t know it at the time, this decision lead to almost all of the problems that they faced later. …show more content…

Tybalt was Juliet’s cousin, so once he and Juliet were married, they were actually related. Romeo was pushed to kill him, but still, think about going out and killing one of your in laws. It would have made everyone in Juliet's family very mad at Romeo and even less open to their marriage if they were to tell people about it. Also, Romeo had to be punished for the crime that he committed. He was banished from the city of Verona, which took him away from his new wife, Juliet. After he had to leave Juliet was so upset, but her parents just blamed it on Tybalt’s death. Her dad, to lift her spirits, planned a wedding with a guy she didn’t even know. Of course, this couldn’t happen because she was already married. The one decision to kill Tybalt lead to all of these different problems in the

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