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Romeo And Juliet Bad Decisions

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In the world that we live in today, there are many things that we face daily. Whether it be illness, love or just bad decisions, everybody encounters them and many more. Rash decisions are made on a very common basis among people. A lot of stuff affect the decisions you make. May it be, being too young and not having enough experience to make good decisions, or just the lack of care of the outcome. William Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet” is about, two young people falling in love two different rivaling households. Having faced the utmost odds, Romeo and Juliet fall in love upon first sight, and pursue each other. However, while trying to be together, they make some unfortunate decisions that ultimately lead to the tragic end. In the story…show more content…
The worst decision of the story is them, continuing to pursue each other after they meet at the dance. After meeting at the dance, Romeo and Juliet continue to pursue each other. Romeo speaks to Juliet, and tells her “I take thee at thy word call me but love and I'll be new baptized. Henceforth I never will be Romeo” while he is under her balcony. (Shakespeare 2.2.50) From the quote, you can see that the decision of Romeo to go after Juliet after the dance helps them get closer to the tragic end. This is not the only careless decision from continuing to pursue each other. Romeo and Juliet start to make it a pattern of making poor decisions, like them waiting to be married. Juliet is speaking to Romeo about, “Thy purpose marriage” while Juliet is on her balcony and Romeo is below. (Shakespeare 2.2.144) The quote shown helps it to be seen that Romeo and Juliet going after each other is causing them to make not good decisions. You can see the constant atrocious decision-making, from the past two to the next. Romeo and Juliet continue to make lousy decisions such as them officially getting married. Friar Lawrence speaks to Romeo and Juliet about being “incorporate two in one” before he leaves them “shall not stay alone.” (Shakespeare 2.6.35) From the brief passage from the story, you can see how many bad decisions are being made and how they are adding up, leading towards the tragic end. As can see from reading, the
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