Romeo And Juliet Impulsive Quotes

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Fate is the development of events beyond a person’s control. While this statement may be true, decisions made can affect how fate might play out. An example of this would be the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. They choose to stay together, but are destined to be ruined. In the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare uses fate to convey how being too impulsive can create misunderstandings and horrible endings. The most significant misunderstanding in the play is Romeo believing that Juliet is dead, without thinking or waiting, he kills himself. “Ah, dear Juliet, why art thou yet so fair?” (923) “O, true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.” (924) Romeo sees that Juliet looks as if she could be living, but doesn’t realize that she might still be alive. He wastes no time to take the poison and drink it, dying quickly. If Romeo had been more patient, he would’ve seen that Juliet was still alive, and the misunderstanding could have been avoided. Instead of jumping to conclusions, people need to be less impulsive and more patient so they might avoid problems for themselves. Not only can impulsiveness lead to misunderstandings, but it can also lead to horrible endings. …show more content…

“Now, Tybalt, take the “villain” back again that thou gavest me; for Mercutio’s soul is but a little way above our heads, staying for thine to keep him company. Either thou or I, or both, must go with him.” Romeo is angry that Tybalt killed Mercutio, so he makes the decision to fight Tybalt until one of them is dead. Romeo and Juliet are both very impulsive. Romeo doesn’t think of the consequences that will come for him after the fight, so it ends with Tybalt dead and Romeo banished. As soon as Juliet hears the news, she’s ready to kill herself, showing how impulsive she is. Many people in the real world also don’t stop to think before they

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