How Does Romeo And Juliet Make Bad Decisions

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The play Romeo and Juliet has many immature characters. Most of the decisions the individuals make are very childish and harm them. Many of the adults also just allow the kids to do whatever they want and comply with their decisions like the Nurse and Friar Lawrence. The adolescents and adults are not acting in an appropriate manner given because they are making bad and hasty decisions as if they don’t know how to make good ones. The adolescents in the play act very childish and make many decisions that harm them. The biggest example of this so far is when Juliet says, “Three words, dear Romeo, and a good night indeed. / If that thy bent of love be honorable, / Thy purpose of marriage, send me word tomorrow, / By one that I procure to come to thee, / Where and what time thou wilt perform the rite, / And all my fortunes at that foot …show more content…

The worst decision one of the adults decided to make is shown in this quote, “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be, / For this alliance may so happy prove / To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” This quote is from Friar Lawrence when he gives in and decides to marry Romeo and Juliet. This was a very immature decision. He knew how young they were and that it was a bad idea but he decided to give in anyway. This decision would later prove to be an extensively awful one. The nurse made the same bad decision. She decided to help the young couple. She knew they barely knew each other yet helped them out anyway. The adults should have acted mature and held their ground. They recognized it was a bad decision yet they went along with it. Both the adolescents and adults in Romeo and Juliet act way beneath their age level. They both make very bad decisions that hurt them and the people around them. Their fate seems to always be against their favor. The characters know they make bad decisions yet continue to make mistakes

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