Romeo And Juliet Hasty Quotes Analysis

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In the play Romeo and Juliet, most of the characters live their lives in haste among much conflict in Verona, which results in no good. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in this play is definitely not caused by fate, but it is caused by their rash and hasty decisions throughout the play. There is no sense of patience or carefull thoughtfulness in this play from most of the characters. The author William Shakespeare, portrays tragic flaws in each of the main characters that ultimately lead to the death of the antagonists in the play. The hasty decisions and actions of Romeo, Friar Lawrence, and Juliet result in the final tragedy of the play. Romeo is the most guilty of hasty decisions and actions because he does not think about his actions and mostly acts on quick impulses that usually lead to death. In Act III, when Tybalt kills Mercutio because of Romeo stepping in the way, Romeo acts impulsively and attacks Tybalt. Romeo then cries out and says, “Away to Heaven, respective lenity, / And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now!”(Shakespeare 429) Romeo then kills Tybalt, which is an impulsive act that gets him banished from Verona. Romeo regrets his actions later in the play. Romeo seems to rush his actions or respond too quickly based on illogical ideas. Romeo also makes a rushed decision when he…show more content…
This horrible tragedy starts off with two star-crossed lovers and two families in conflict. Throughout the play, the characters spread ideas and thoughts which are acted upon by the main characters, Romeo and Juliet. Juliet’s plan is portrayed by the Friar, which kills Romeo who killed Paris and then Juliet takes her life as well. This tragedy is very important because it shows all the tragic flaws that the characters portrayed and how a huge tragedy can be caused by some dumb impulsive thoughts and some even worse hasty
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