Examples Of Impetuous Behavior In Romeo And Juliet

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In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, it is evident that many of the characters show rash and impetuous behaviour. One such character is Tybalt. Although Tybalt displayed his rash and impetuous tendencies throughout the entirety of the play, it is one of his actions in particular that affects the rest of the play more so than any other - Mercutio's murder. When Tybalt killed Mercutio, it caused Romeo’s banishment, Capulet to try to force Juliet into marrying Paris, and the eventual death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo’s banishment has a direct cause, that of which is Tybalt’s murder of Mercutio. Shortly after Mercutio’s murder, Tybalt comes back into the streets and starts trying to get the distraught Romeo to fight him. This leads to Tybalt’s

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