Romeo's Decisions In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo's Decisions in Romeo and Juliet Leads to Death
Humans are able to make their own decisions and actions throughout their entire life. In the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo makes irresponsible actions and decisions holding him accountable for the heartbreaking end to the play. The protagonist of the play, Romeo, has dreams that give him messages. Romeo ignores the dreams and makes his own decisions, which leads to his death and also Mercutio's death. In addition, Romeo lets his emotions guide himself throughout the play, instead of thinking about the situations his emotions cause reckless actions to take place, which soon takes his life and Juliet's life.
In the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo's emotions throughout the play makes negative actions leading to his and Juliet's death.
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Romeo lets his emotions guide him and make his actions. After Mercutio was killed by Tybalt, Romeo says, "Away to heaven, respective lenity, / and Fire-ey"d furry be the my conduct now! [. . .] Either thou or I, or both must go with him"(3.1.119-120,125). Romeo Is emotionally affected by Mercutio's death, his emotions strongly influence his decision making, leading to the rash death of Tybalt. This fight in the streets of Verona then causes Romeo's Exile and death of Lady Montague. Secondly, Romeo is also impulsive causing irresponsible decisions and the death of himself. Near the end of the play, Balthasar, Romeo's servant tells him false news that Juliet has died and that she has been placed in Capulets monument after Romeo had a dream. Romeo then spontaneously decides that he will join Juliet in the monument of the Capulets saying, "Well, Juliet, I
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