Examples Of Rational Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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How one is treated, feels, and ultimately grows, is all based off of personal involvement, leading into important decisions. Rational decisions do not come out of being impulsive. Quite frankly, it is the opposite. When any being makes a decision expeditiously, the out come is being based off of one thought, not because one feels there is an apparent destiny that has to be withheld. In the tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet, and “Pyramus and Thisbe” the impatient decisions of not only the “star-crossed lovers” but their companions and families conclusively result in the death of the children. In Romeo and Juliet, The children of the Montague and Capulet families had no idea their doomed love would end in the “destiny” of death. Nevertheless…show more content…
One mistake can alter the whole future, without one 's knowledge. Most people make what one may believe as a rational thought to give information, even if it is not necessarily needed. In, Romeo and Juliet many characters used their judgment before the thought of others. Many times, others told Romeo or Juliet information that ended up hurting them. It is not a sense of destiny when miscommunication leads to something so unfortunate. After Romeo so graciously interrupts the Lammas Eve supper, Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin is outraged. Because of this he challenges Romeo to a duell, where unfortunately Romeo kills Tybalt. This leads to Romeo 's banishment from Verona, where Juliet lives. From the death of Tybalt, Juliet is forced to marry Count Paris and of course, Juliet will have no part in this. The most stubborn Juliet goes to seek advice from Friar Lawrence, where she is given the solution to fake her death. Juliet had a plan to run away to Mantua with Romeo, but before this could happen and before Friar send word to Romeo. Balthasar, Romeo 's friend, had mistakenly told Romeo Juliet was dead, yet she was not. “Her body sleeps in Capels’ monument / And her immortal part with angels lives” (5.1.18-19) 5.1.18-19). Balthasar has no idea this simple act would lead to such devastation. Many times in the unfortunate lives of Romeo and Juliet, other characters leave an effect on the couple, unintentionally. When Juliet goes to Friar Lawrence to receive advice on how to refrain from marrying Count Paris, he gives her guidance that he has no ideas will end in the most hapless events. “ hold, then. Go home, be merry, give consent / To marry Paris. Wednesday is tomorrow. / Tomorrow night look that thou lie alone; / Let not the nurse lie with the in thy chamber. / Take that with this vial, being then in bed, / And this distilled liquor drink thou off” (3.1.89-94). Little does Friar know that this advice, and decision
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