Romeo And Juliet Fall In Love Too Fast

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The magnificently written Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare is a tragic tale about lust and love, and the lovers take their own lives. The tale takes place in a Italian city called Verona were two rival family are in a dispute against which house is superior, but out of this, two destined lovers found each other and fell in love. But in thinking too fast their plan gets crushed and turns into something far more depressing then it should have been.
Don’t fall in love too quickly, this is Shakespeare’s warning to us when he says, "Wisely and slow/they stumble that run fast." The entirety of the play’s theme is summed up in this quote. The whole play takes place in a time span of three days and in those three days they fall in love, get married, …show more content…

later in the story it gets worse were He sates “That one short minute gives me in her sight/Do thou but close our hands with holy words/Then love-devouring death do what he dare/It is enough I may but call her mine.” at this point it is were Romeo is climbing into Juliet’s window. ( Soon the two are married and Romeo can hardly wait. He remarks that he is not worried about a thing after the two are married, even death. Here Shakespeare’s employs situational irony and foreshadowing to carry his theme. The play continues for a little less than three days, yet another example of how Shakespeare demonstrates his theme, by allowing the play to only continue for three days he gives his readers a feeling of quickness and shortness. This puts the reader, or audience member, in place where they can feel the inappropriateness of their rushed love.
On the first day there is love and on the third day there is death. Death because their love came too quick, and their lust replaced everything including sensible action. “...let me have/A dram of poison, such soon-speeding gear/As will disperse itself through all the veins/That the life-weary taker may fall dead/And that the trench may be discharged of breath/As violently as hasty powder fired/Doth hurry from the fatal cannon’s womb/.” Romeo buys his poison and brings on his own death because of the loss of his Juliet. Both of their deaths are bought upon them because of poor decisions made …show more content…

Penelope was the wife of the hero Odysseus in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of Icarius and Periboea.
When the suitors for the hand of Helen were gathered at the court of Tyndareus, Odysseus realised that the odds were very slim that he would become Helen's future husband. So, he advised the king to call for an oath, the Oath of Tyndareus, according to which all suitors would protect the groom and the bride no matter what the outcome would be. In exchange, Odysseus asked help to marry Penelope.
When Helen was kidnapped (or eloped, according to some accounts) by Paris of Troy, the Oath of Tyndareus was invoked and everyone was summoned to fight against the Trojans; Penelope had just given birth to Odysseus' son, Telemachus, but Odysseus was forced to leave in order to honor his pledge. The Trojan War lasted ten years, and it took Odysseus another ten to reach his homeland, Ithaca. When he arrived, he disguised himself as a beggar, to test whether his wife had remained faithful to

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