Examples Of Thinking In Romeo And Juliet

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Think Think Think William Shakespeare wrote in one of his other works,”Go wisely and slow. Those who rush stumble and fall,” This theme of thinking before you act and before you speak are both revalent themes in Romeo and Juliet. In Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, the characters of Romeo and Juliet teach the readers three important lessons in their tragic love story. These characters show the importance to communicate effectively, thinking before an action, and understanding that all actions have consequences. Throughout the play, the characters in Romeo and Juliet fail to communicate effectively, even the most eloquent. This is shown when Friar John states, “I could not send it-here it is again-(Gives Friar Lawrence…show more content…
The most profound example of not thinking before an action is from Romeo Montague. Romeo was not thinking ahead when he killed himself, because he believed the love of his life was dead. Romeo quickly concludes there is no point to living anymore when he states, “From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last. Arms, take your last embrace. And, lips, O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss a dateless bargain to engrossing death. (kisses JULIET, takes out the poison) Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavoury guide. Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks thy seasick, weary bark. Here’s to my love! (drinks the poison)...”(V. iii. 121-131). What Romeo fails to remember that he was in love with someone else prior to Juliet. He also believed she was the love of his life until he met Juliet. This proved that he could be happy again. After all, Romeo was young, he had the rest of his life to find love. Earlier in the play is another example of Romeo reacting without through thought, “Alive in triumph—and Mercutio slain! Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now. Now, Tybalt, take the “villain” back again That late thou gavest me, for Mercutio’s soul Is but a little way above our heads...”(III.i.84-91). If Romeo recalled what the Prince stated after the servants fight [for know on, fighters will be killed or

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