Romeo And Juliet Haste Quotes

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In Romeo and Juliet, the motif haste controls all the events in the story. Haste also drives the characters to make mistakes because they aren’t thinking through the outcome of their decisions. When Romeo and Juliet first meet at the party they hastily started making plans to get married. In the next few days, they got married. At their secret wedding, Friar Lawrence foreshadows Romeo and Juliet's future by stating that “These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume.” This quote means that this fast delight of their quick marriage will go up in flames as fast as it started. Friar Lawrence is foreshadowing the future of the marriage, and how it is going to destroy itself
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