Examples Of Impulsive In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare was a tragedy. Romeo and Juliet face many conflicts such as their families absolutely hating each other. If anyone in either of the families finds quite a few of them will die. Romeo is very sensitive and impulsive during this time in his life. Romeo is going through a lot and needs to make tough decisions. Juliet acts childish and stubborn during this section of her life. Juliet also needs to make some life changing decisions during this part of her life. Neither of them know what they’re doing, and all they know is that they love each other. You can characterize both the characters Romeo and Juliet as rash, since they don’t do a lot of thinking before making a lot of decisions. Romeo and Juliet don’t…show more content…
Romeo is even more of a sensitive person when it comes to things involving Juliet. For example, when Romeo says to Juliet, “A thousand times the worse, to want thy light! Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; But love from love, towards school with heavy looks.” (2.2.155-156), and this shows Romeo is very sensitive because all Romeo wants to do is make Juliet happy. Since Romeo isn’t used to having a girl love him back because of his history with Rosaline, he gets very excited to discover she loves him back. Romeo acts very impulsive when making decisions involving Juliet. Romeo says to Juliet, “Th’ exchange of thys love’s faithful vow for mine.” (2.2.127). This shows Romeo is impulsive because Romeo consistently makes impulsive decisions without thinking first. One of his major impulsive decisions was when he decided to marry Juliet after less than 12 hours of knowing her. Romeo isn’t the best decision maker, as he doesn’t think before he makes life changing…show more content…
Although she did fall in love with him after only 12 hours of knowing him, they have very different lives. Juliet acted very childish when confronting Romeo about how she needs to go to sleep when he was talking to her on her balcony. Juliet says to Romeo, “Sweet, so would I. Yet I should kill thee with much cherishing. Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow That I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.” (2.2.182). Juliet was explaining that if they go to bed now, it will be morning sooner. This shows how childish Juliet is because when little kids are excited for something, their parents tell them to go to bed so morning will come sooner, and Juliet is acting like a little kid. Juliet is also stubborn, but won’t admit to it. Juliet thinks a little more than Romeo when it comes to situations involving their future. When Juliet says to Romeo, “It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden,” (2.2.118). This shows Juliet as stubborn, because she wouldn’t give in to Romeo at first. Although, eventually she did give into the peer pressure and she did marry Romeo. Juliet did find it a little suspicious that Romeo wanted to get married so soon into the relationship. This doesn’t last very long, but there was still a moment where she wasn’t positive about it. Juliet is a little smarter when it comes to decision making, but she still isn’t perfect at
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