Thus, it can be well said that Romeo’s pushy and impulsive actions are responsible of the tragedy in the book. This will be proven by several quotes and passages from acts II, III, and V. Romeo’s decisions are rash and incoherent. Due to desire, Romeo is in love again, fooled by the charms of a pretty face and is willing to take any risk to see the love of his life. After meeting Juliet, daughter of mighty Capulet, in a ball he was not even supposed to attend he chooses, after their separation, to go back to her because he feels incomplete. Just the fact that he chose to jump over the Capulet’s wall was a bad decision in itself.
Also, if they truly love each other, they will be inseparable. Love can be a very mysterious character because you won’t know where it lies and when you feel it. The power of ‘love’ has guided Romeo to go back to the tomb to die with Juliet. The love at first sight can be seen as the most common way of falling in love with somebody because you are simply attracted to them when your eyes lock-on to each other and this happens in the play when Romeo sets eyes on Juliet during the Capulet feast. From then on, all the events that happen after that go downhill for Romeo and Juliet which mean they cannot be together so they decide to die instead, which is a brave, yet sad and emotional ending to the play.
Hours after their introduction they fall in love, therefore reflecting the capriciousness of love and the intoxicating nature it has that causes him to make rash and illogical decisions. Within days they hastily get engaged and married at the young age of thirteen and sixteen which makes them reckless and inexperienced lovers. Upon discovering Juliet’s death, Romeo’s ardor and lack of sense of self prevents him from putting his life in perspective as he considers suicide to be his only option. Within the first scene of the play, Romeo’s impulsiveness is evident due to the fact that he is distraught and deeply depressed over Rosaline’s choice to leave him. Romeo displays emotional immaturity by believing that he could never love anyone besides Rosaline.
To even more complicate the plot, Mr. Capulet promised Paris that will Juliet “shall be married to” him (R&J 3.4.21). This arrangement happens because Juliet was sad about Tybalt’s death and Romeo’s banishment. The marriage forces the Juliet to fake her death, which is the reason for Romeo’s suicide. Romeo committed suicide because he did not her death was fake. This is a bad decision because Juliet and Friar Lawrence should have found a way to tell Romeo before she fakes her death.
Also this quote reveals to the audience Romeo’s hamartia. Since he is too quick and rash it will inevitably lead him to his fatal death; and through this quote you could see where Romeo went wrong and how it will greatly affect him. Furthermore Romeo leads the audience to believe that he is just infatuated by Juliet’s looks; due to the fact he was strongly in love with Rosaline and then all of sudden falls in love with Juliet and forgets about Rosaline which he claimed to be his one and only love. “Young men’s love then lies Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.”(II.III.65). This quote that Friar Lawrence states planted into the readers mind that Romeo might not be truly in love but rather infatuated.
One of the greatest plays of all time, Romeo and Juliet, is a love story that ends with a tragedy. Two teenagers, Romeo and Juliet, fall in love, despite them coming from feuding families; hence their label as star-crossed lovers. At the end of the story, the star-crossed lovers make the bold decision to take their own lives. Although they are responsible for taking their own lives, Friar Lawrence is the one who led the star-crossed lovers towards their suicidal path. Friar Lawrence holds the title of being at fault of Romeo and Juliet’s death through his lack of good judgment.
As he takes the poison Juliet arouses and kills herself when Romeo dies; the depth of his feelings for Juliet is finally established Romeo is being true to his convictions. Overall Romeos has an irrational and impulsive nature; this got him into a great deal of dilemma. However if Romeo was not irrational and impulsive he would have never found or experienced true love and the bitter feud between the Montague's and Capulet's would persist.
Juliet’s love for Romeo largely dictates her brash decisions and speech. If Romeo did not enter Juliet’s life, she would never have known the hurt and heartbreak she experiences throughout the tragedy. Ultimately, Romeo and Juliet become embodiments of impulsiveness. Through their rash words and actions in the tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”, Shakespeare sets forth that both are too hasty in their decisions, leading them into unfortunate events. As the plot unfolds, Romeo and Juliet’s futile love is torn apart by their family’s hate and animosity towards each other.
(Shakespeare, I.v.138-141) In this quotation, Juliet explains how her only love has risen from her only hate, because Romeo is a Montague. She continues to say that love is a monster for making her fall in love with her only enemy. By saying this, it is clear that love is not under the control of the mind, but is uncontrollable and predetermined by fate. As cruel as fate was making two people from feuding families fall in love, fate also gives Juliet a second admirer named Paris. Paris asks for Juliet’s hand, and eventually her father accepts, not knowing that Juliet ... ... middle of paper ... .... Romeo missing Rosaline, and bumping into a Capulet servant, who invites them to the Capulet party which Rosaline was attending, is a coincidence which leads to Romeo and Juliet meeting and falling in love.
In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare depicts the story of how Romeo and Juliet struggle to stay together despite the fact that they are from rival houses. He also demonstrates a common human error, rather than fate, lead to their demise. The characters’ lack of consideration for possible negative consequences of their good intentions not only caused the meeting of the two forbidden lovers and the failures of their plans, but also their death. Romeo’s decision to go to the Capulets’ party helps start this tragedy. When he was confronted by one of Capulet’s serving men and asked to read a party invitation, he sees his former love’s name, Rosaline, on it.