Free Will In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo And Juliet is a universal and timeless story that can be connected to any day and time. Also, the story has a certain touch that leaves you wanting to read it over and over again. The deaths of Romeo and Juliet were caused by free will because Romeo and Juliet were not being forced to be together although they still ended up together that leads up to both of their deaths. Romeo and Juliet did not have to be together, they clearly made bad decisions and ended up being together. There were several points in the story that show how these two children did things that ended them both to be with each other. A party was going to be held in the Capulet house ,Juliet’s house. The Montagues,Romeo’s house and Capulets do not get along. One of the several bad decisions Romeo makes is “ why, may one ask? I dream’t a dream tonight” (1.4.49-50). Romeo is speaking with his best friend Mercutio and he is telling him that he dream’t some stuff that he is…show more content…
They do things they are not supposed to do at that age or moment. They do things without honestly thinking about how it would affect others. Romeo sneaks into the Capulet house and finds Juliet’s balcony and says “It is my lady, on, it is my love oh that she knew she were!”(2.2.10-11). Romeo is calling Juliet his wife, his lady and the love of his life. Even though they are still strangers to each other. Another way that they go behind others backs and do things that they are not allowed to do is when Romeo goes to make peace with Tybalt because Romeo had just gotten married “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, Staying for thine to keep him company Either thou or I, or both, must go with him”(3.1.123-128). Romeo is speaking with Tybalt about how he made a very big mistake for killing Mercutio and now he is going to
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