Romeo And Juliet Character Analysis

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Romeo and Juliet is a classic play written by Shakespeare, about two “star-crossed lovers” from warring families who take their lives. Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet’s dance, but after they have kissed they realize they are from enemy families. They try to meet in secret and proclaim their love, but then there is a fight and Tybalt kills Romeo’s friend and Romeo in vengeance kills Tybalt and becomes banned from the city. Then, Juliet is going to be forced to marry Count Paris, so she drinks a sleeping potion that makes it seem like she’s dead. After this Romeo hears about it and buys a potion that will kill him so that he may lie with Juliet forever and heads to Juliet’s grave. Romeo reaches her grave and Count Paris arrests him and then they duel and Romeo kills Count Paris than drinks the poison and kisses Juliet. After this Juliet wakes up and seeing Romeo dead kisses him one last time and then stabs herself with his dagger. Romeo is a very rash person who does things without thinking and based on impulse. For example he says when he first meets her “Well then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do. Their prayer is “Grant a kiss, in case I lose my faith.”” In this Romeo is asking to kiss Juliet when he had just met her which shows he didn’t wait to learn more about her than what she looks like. Also after Benvolio is killed by Tybalt, Romeo without thinking kills Tybalt in order to avenge his friend without letting the law deal with Tybalt. This shows he
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