Romeo And Juliet Impulsive Quotes

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Impulsiveness is a perpetual X factor. One’s perilous and impulsive mindset can be revealed by examining one’s actions. In the tragic play, Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare characterizes Romeo as impulsive, which leads to irrational behaviors that are often seen in society’s young minded. Due to being an emotionally guided individual, Romeo’s makes ill-conceived decisions.
Accordingly, Romeo’s decisions are based on his own priorities. He assumes that his egotistical attitude grants him the right to make impetuous decisions and become exempt from all the risk factors. Romeo is impulsive about his relationship with the young women he is attracted to. His urge to hastily switch fondness from Rosaline to Juliet is an example …show more content…

Not long before meeting Juliet, Romeo is determined to marry her instantaneously. He does not wait and immediately goes to Friar Lawrence's cell to ask for his blessing. Friar Lawrence attempts to advise Romeo, telling him to slow down and explains to him that rushing into a relationship will lead to a broken heart. Nevertheless, Romeo dismisses the advice. The last time Friar Lawrence saw Romeo, he was still in love with Rosaline but now, “what a change is here / So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then lies / not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes” (2.3.65-68). Meeting someone and then spontaneously marrying them is a questionable act. Engagement and marriage are meant to be thought out, not imprudent. Romeo’s hasty decision essentially led to his proclamation of love and vow to marry Juliet. This is seen as irrational because they met each other for the first time that night. Additionally, when Romeo witnessed the death of his best friend, Mercutio, he instantly wants revenge. Without any consideration, he murders Tybalt. Romeo sees Tybalt “alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain away to heaven respective lenity, and fire-eyed fury be my conduct now” (3.1.129-131). Instead of letting Tybalt receive any type of civil punishment because of the severe crime he committed, he inconsiderately allows his vengeance guide his actions. In times when it is hard to stop and acknowledge the scene, before proceeding an immediate action, one must be wise in order to not make a regrettable and rash decision. After killing Tybalt, Romeo discerns that he has made the situation more intractable than it was before. Due to Romeo’s actions being driven by his emotions and impulsive nature, he tends to act before thinking about the repercussions, which leads to horrible

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