Romeo decided that he was in love with Juliet upon sight without knowing who she was (Shakespeare 924). This was a terrible choice Romeo had literally no idea who she was and this could have stopped the whole conflict of the play. Romeo then ignored his dreams which he believed told his destiny (Shakespeare 921-1009). While if Romeo listened to these dreams which he believed told the future he would have been much more cautious because he would know that he was going to die prematurely. Also, by him listening to his dreams he would have made either little or no poor choices later in the play which results in his death.
Throughout The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet disobey their parents multiple times. Two examples are when Juliet rejects marrying Paris and when Romeo and Juliet get married. When Juliet rejects marrying Paris, her parents get mad and tell her that she has to marry Paris anyways. “I pray you tell my lord and father, madam, I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, Rather than Paris. These are news indeed (III.v.
Romeo and Juliet are not in love with each other because just a day before they met, he felt heartbroken because of a girl named Rosaline who didn 't love him, he pressures Juliet to profess her love to him, and after just barely meeting, they both agree to get married. At the beginning of this popular Shakespeare play, Romeo claims to be in love with a girl named Rosaline. He cries for days about her before he meets Juliet because she rejected his love for her. When Romeo first appears in the play, he appears to be too distracted with his heartache from Rosaline’s disenchantment of Romeo’s affection. His dwelling over his “love [for Rosaline], feel no love...”(Shakespeare, Act I, line:177) seems to take up all his attention, making him only want to talk about how glum he is rather than the carnage of the town after the fight between the Montagues and Capulets that happened just moments prior to his arrival.
Friar Laurence’s rash action in marrying Juliet, his hasty plan to avert Juliet from an unwanted marriage with Paris, and his failure to get his message delivered to Romeo in time all contribute to the death of Romeo and Juliet. When Romeo goes to see Friar Laurence after his new found love, they immediately begin to talk about marriage. Friar Laurence sees the opportunity to unite the two disputing families by marrying them. When Friar Laurence and Romeo are discussing a possible marriage, he tells Romeo “ wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast” (Shakespeare.2.3.95-96). Friar Laurence agrees to marry them knowing the danger in making such an immense commitment in just 24 hours.
During Juliet’s conversation with Lady Capulet regarding the death of Tybalt, Capulet walks in to share news of Juliet's suitor, Paris. While Juliet appreciates the gesture of her father find a potential husband, she politely declines due to her relationship with Romeo. Capulet is outraged and disowns Juliet for apparent stubbornness, but Juliet attempts to justify her decision: “Proud can I never be of what I hate, but thankful even for hate that is meant love” (3.5.152-153). Juliet explains that she dreads the idea of Capulet arranging for Paris to marry her, secretly due to her complications with Romeo, but loves that same idea because she understands that her father’s intentions were only of care. Juliet is able to be empathetic to her father’s temporary anger since she knew it is only a result of his deep love and support.
“A gentler judgment vanished from his lips-- Not bodys death, but bodys banishment” (Shakespeare 10). Here, it is explained by Friar that Romeo’s punishment is not death, if not banishment from Verona which will later cause conflict with his secret marriage to Juliet. Romeo’s feelings are hurt after hearing this and prefers death and threatens to kill himself since the nurse confuses him into believing that Juliet is mad at him.” Moday! Ha, ha! Well, Wednesday is too soon.
But If Romeo and Juliet never met so many things would have happened differently. Romeo is to blame for the deaths of him and Juliet, Getting exiled from the town, and Juliet and Paris aren 't getting married. Romeo came into the picture and ruined the plans that Juliet’s family had set out for her. Since Romeo came to the Capulet’s party he and Juliet laid eyes on each other and instantly fell in love. This messed everything up because that is where Juliet and Paris were supposed to meet.
Shows he is trusted by Romeo) and credible priest, but aAs the story goes on, he exposes his true characteristics of being very selfish and irresponsible. Romeo and Juliet ultimately die an untimely death as the direct result of Friar Lawrence’s intervention - he marries them due to his irresponsibility of marrying them with knowledge of the threatening feud and without their parents’ consent. In doing so, their trust in him is misplaced and he does not turn out to be the trusted guide to their future,. Even worse, and he abandoning sJuliet in the Capulet crypt, leaving her to see Romeo, her dead husband and her dead husband-to-be. Romeo and Juliet eventually end up perishing because of Friar Lawrence marrying them without the consent of both the feuding families.
Essentially what is going on during this time is that Mercutio and Benvolio are forcing Romeo to go to a party so he can invest his time in a new girl instead of moping about Rosaline, who is the girl Romeo loved before. If they had never urged Romeo to go to the party, he most likely wouldn 't have gone to the party, and had never met Juliet, thus stopping the unfortunate events that were to happen next. Another example would be the event where Mercutio gets killed by Tybalt. Since Romeo’s best friend dies, he gets extremely angered, causing him to kill Tybalt. This event could have been easily avoided by Mercutio choosing his actions differently and wisely to avoid getting killed by Tybalt, or he could have calmed down instead of engaging in violence.
This is shown when Juliet and Romeo ask the Friar to marry the couple. The Friar has complete knowledge that the two households have a strong hate against each other yet, he marries the couple in good intention in hopes to heal the hate bond between the households. This plan does not work out because, Romeo (Montague) kills Tybalt (Capulet) which provokes a marriage between Paris and Juliet and the banishment of Romeo. Juliet asks the Friar what she could do in order to cancel the marriage. The Friar comes up with a plan to fake her death to avoid the marriage and send a letter to Romeo to notify she was not dead.