Romeo And Juliet Impulsive Decisions Essay

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Two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are rivals. Romeo the son of the Montagues and Juliet the daughter of the Capulets fall in love. They try to find a way to be together between their families’ endless quarreling. The attempt to be together and simple miscommunication led to the suicide of both Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is at fault for taking his and Juliet’s lives because he made impulsive decisions and did what was best for himself without thinking of others. Throughout the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is spontaneous when it comes to making decisions and does not think them through. Romeo had come to Lord Capulet’s party hoping to find Rosaline, but completely forgot about her when he saw Juliet: “My lips, two blushing pilgrims,…show more content…
However, if Romeo had not been impulsive and did not married Juliet, she would not have had to choose between Paris and Romeo. Parents not a problem cause no need for forcing cause she no like romeo. Therefore, Juliet wouldn’t be driven to drink the poison that causes both Romeo and Juliet to die. Friar Lawrence warned Romeo of his impulsiveness when Romeo told the Friar of how his: “...heart’s dear love is set On the fair daughter of rich Capulet. As mine on hers, so hers is set on mine, And all combined, save what thou must combine By holy marriage,” (3.2.61-65). Despite the Friar’s warnings, Romeo still went along with the marriage. Some may think that Friar Lawrence is a bigger part of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths than Romeo is because the Friar would rather end the Montague- Capulet feud than keep the two lovers together. All in all his plans to end the feud with Juliet drinking the poison fails with Romeo and Juliet dying. This argument doesn’t consider how sad the Friar was when he found out about the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He is found crying by one of the watchmen of the graveyard: “Here is a friar that trembles, sighs, and weeps” (5.3.191). If he didn’t fully intend for them to end up together, why would he be so sad? Although the
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