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Impulsive Choices In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Rushing and taking impulsive actions can be goo sometimes, but mostly can lead to a downfall. I Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, readers enter he city of Verona and observe two lover struggle to keep there love alive. In William Shakespeare’s Rome and Juliet, the lover’s own decisions to rush marriage, family member deaths, and dying for each other revel how impulsive choices lead to their untimely death.
To begin, the decision of Romeo and Juliet to marry soon as possible leads to a tragedy. As Shakespeare writes in Romeo and Juliet, “Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow”(2.2.151). This shows that the marriage was rushed because Romeo and Juliet decided to get married with in the hours of their meeting. The marriage was done in secret the next day. Romeo and Juliet made an impulsive action, which leads to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.

Next, Revenge of Romeo leads his banishment and a step closer to death. As Shakespeare writes in Romeo and Juliet, “Now, Tybalt, take the villain back again that late thou gavest me, for Mercutio’s soul”(3.3.130-131). This shows that Romeo is mad and wants to take revenge on Tybalt for killing Mercutio. After Romeo kills Tybalt he gets
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As Shakespeare writes in Romeo and Juliet, “There is thy gold, worse poison to men’s souls”(5.2.84). This shows Romeo buying poison which he will use later to kill him self. When Romeo arrives to the fake grave of Juliet he takes the poison and kills himself. As Shakespeare writes in Romeo and Juliet, “Here’s to my love. O true apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thou with a kiss I die”(5.3.119-120). After Romeo killing himself Juliet awakes from her sleep and see’s Romeo is dead and kills herself to. As Shakespeare writes in Romeo and Juliet, Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O, happy dragger, this is thy sheath, there rust, and let me die. This shows Juliet killing herself after seeing Romeo
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