Romeo And Juliet Reason Quotes

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Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare that shows the theme of passion and reason. The theme of passion and reason is seen when Romeo decides to kill Tybalt as an act of revenge, when Lord Capulet reasons with Tybalt by telling him not to attack Romeo because Romeo is benevolent and not causing any trouble during the Capulet party, and when Juliet decides to take the potion from Friar Lawrence knowing that it could kill her and she could never see Romeo again. Firsty, the theme of passion and reason is seen when Romeo decides to kill Tybalt as an act of revenge. When Benvolio tells Romeo that Mercutio has died, Romeo states, “Alive in triumph! And Mercutio was slain! / Away to heaven, respective lenity / And fire-eyed …show more content…

What Lord Capulet meant by these two quotes is that although Romeo is a Montague, Romeo is a virtuous and well-governed-youth who is not causing any trouble at the party, and that Lord Capulet would not do him disparagement in his house for the wealth of the town. He then tells Tybalt that Romeo should be endured. Lord Capulet is able to use his reasoning and wise judgement and tells Tybalt to back off. Lord Capulet also does not want to start a fight with Romeo because it will disrupt the peace of the town, and also because the two families fighting is forbidden. Lastly, the theme of passion and reason is seen when Juliet decides to take the potion from Friar Lawrence knowing that it could kill her and she could never see Romeo again. Friar Lawernce finds a solution for Juliet and Romeo to be together, which involves Juliet drinking a potion and faking her death in front of her parents. Juliet now has to decide if she's going to listen to the Friar and take the potion. Juliet states, “Bid me go into a new-made grave / And hide me with a dead man in his shroud / Things that, to hear them told, have made me tremble; / To live an unstain’d wife to my

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