They took the meaning of “love at first sight” to the extreme. Love takes time to grow and requires the knowledge of one another. In Act 1, Scene 1, Romeo says about Rosaline, “Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers ' eyes; Being vexed a sea nourished with lovers ' tears: What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.” He senses the insanity right away. It is the madness of infatuation which Romeo and Juliet are far too young to handle and in the long run, it leads to their ruin.
In The Tragedy Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Romeo demonstrates impetuous qualities that lead to his eventual suicide. Romeo is infatuated with Rosaline and becomes deeply depressed with her decision to become a nun. Romeo vacillates emotionally from Rosaline to Juliet, the daughter of a feuding family. Romeo’s impulsiveness is best exhibited through his unrequited love for Rosaline which leaves him predisposed to easily fall in love with Juliet. 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.
Young love is a very deep immature feeling, which tends to misguide those affected by it, and the affected ones fall too deeply in love, which leads to a tendency of self-destruction. The concept of the young misguiding love is emphasized in the drama, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet are young when they first see each other and make the mistake of loving each other without knowing their family names. Their deep love without any understanding of the concept of love leads to the young lovers committing suicide, which is a rash decision. They do not embrace their situation, and think about other solutions other than suicide.
When you love someone that you’re suppose to hate someone always gets stabbed in the back. Tybalt, Romeo, and Juliet have created a triangle full of love and hatred among the Capulet and Montague family, that later creates a deadly resolution in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare has created multidimensional characters that have both strengths and weaknesses. Romeo son of Lord and Lady Montague is impulsive and romantic when the subject is love. Young Romeo loves the fact of being “in love” with anyone.
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.
/ Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptized. / Hen... ... middle of paper ... ...s tragically. In essence, Romeo greatest flaw in the book was his impulsiveness and his habit to be very pushy. The tragedy from the book was then, the final result of consequential impulsive actions made by a specific character: Romeo. The possibility of tragedy was established with Romeo attending the Capulet’s masque, pushing Juliet to agree to marry him and at last be married.
The outcome of the play was changed because of there irrational thinking. This essay will argue how the immaturity and naivety of the main characters lead to their downfall in the play of Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the play we see a lack of maturity in Romeo as he makes quick decisions without thinking them through and the reader realizes how fast Romeo can be in and out of love. In the beginning of the play Romeo is shown, as he’s heartbroken over Rosaline a couple hours after the reader sees him love-struck over Juliet and talks the same way about Juliet as he did about Rosaline hours ago. The reader will learn he falls in love easily.
In Shakespeare's story, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare perceives love with the personalities and actions of the characters, Romeo and Juliet. Both Romeo and Juliet are characterized as immature and irrational due to their "love." In addition, both characters fail to realize the reality of life and go towards the path of adolescence. Even though Romeo and Juliet are doomed at the end of the journey of "love," their demise was caused by their rash and silly decisions because their belief of everlasting love blinds them from reality and shapes their lives into an unstoppable time bomb. Romeo and Juliet choose their own actions through their judgments, which were caused by their belief of everlasting love.
Both, through mere days of desperation, elation, deception, and grief, were ultimately cheated out of their lives by their love. Shakespeare develops a similar opinion through Helena in A Midsummers Night’s Dream. Helena is able to recognize love as a volatile creature, yet with uncontrollable power over the heart.The transient nature of love is channeled through deception and clouded judgement. Although seemingly constant, love changes on impulse to align with wanton desire. In Act I, scene 2, of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is introduced as a classic Petrarchan lover, pinning over the beautiful Rosaline, who has sworn to be chaste.
Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me That I must love a loathed enemy. (1.5.152-155) Like Romeo, if Juliet had just taken some time to think things through, this disaster might have never occurred. After the two lovers had met, they made many hasty decisions and actions that only made their circumstances worse. The night the two sweethearts met the decided to get married: Three words, dear Romeo, and good night indeed.