Romeo And Juliet Impulsive

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Were Romeo and Juliet old enough for their relationship? Romeo and Juliet is a famous play written by Shakespeare about two star-crossed lovers. Until the end of the book, Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other was prominent. However, when Romeo makes some poor decisions, he is banished from Verona and is sent away. This leads to Juliet pretending to kill herself so Romeo can return, then Romeo killing himself because he assumes Juliet is dead. Once Juliet wakes up and sees Romeo’s body, she takes a sword and stabs it through her heart. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet occurred because of the age of the victims and the infamous traits that are introduced with puberty.
Romeo and Juliet constantly showed signs throughout the book of being immature.
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Romeo is caught in the situation of killing someone without thinking twice about it more than once. When Romeo kills Tybalt out of anger, he doesn’t think about the repercussions this will have on his relationship with Juliet. Some may say the family feud is to blame for their death; however, from the start of the play, it is suggested that Romeo and Juliet were fated to die. Even if there wasn’t a family feud fate, which is what the whole story is based on, would’ve still played out and they would’ve died. Juliet is exceedingly impulsive. When Romeo is banished because of his imprudent act, Juliet is quick to threaten to kill herself. Luckily, Friar Laurence provided a better plan, nonetheless, an inadequate plan that was not a good decision to agree to so quickly. Even though the plan was unpropitious, Juliet still followed through with it. However, Juliet contemplated the aftereffect more than Romeo. One of the most impetuous acts was when Romeo and Juliet got married only one day after meeting. This is extremely immature because they don’t think about how this can affect their relationship in the…show more content…
Lord Capulet was very passionate about Juliet marrying Paris, but Juliet didn’t want to marry anyone. Even before Juliet met Romeo, she was persistent on not marrying Paris. Not only did she rebel against marrying Paris, but she also rebelled and married Romeo. Romeo and Juliet both disobeyed their parents when they got married to each other. Not only did they not tell their parents, but they also married someone from their enemies family. One of the major things they did that was rebelling towards their parents was continuing their relationship with each other, even after discovering they were from their enemies families. According to MIT, “Teens also show a heightened desire for emotional intensity, and for the thrills, excitement, adventures, and risk-taking that are likely to generate high emotion.” This shows that it is not uncommon that teenagers are purposefully rebelling against their parents to get a type of rush. Some teens, like Romeo and Juliet, crave the thrill of rebelling and are willing to do anything, such as deliberately disobeying your parent's orders or their
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