Romeo and Juliet Impulsive Behavior

Decent Essays
A simple flaw can be more fatal than death itself. In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, this becomes apparent to the reader in many cases. Romeo is a very flawed character whose impulsive behavior led to the death of not only himself but also his beloved Juliet. Romeo quickly changing his undying love he felt with Rosaline to Juliet without any remorse, later when he kills Tybalt without thinking of the consequences, and again when he learns of Juliet’s death. Romeo’s hasty attitude plays a huge role in his life, and this shows just before Romeo is about to enter the Capulet uninvited without thinking much about it. At first, Romeo goes to the party to see his thought-to-be love Rosaline, but than quickly changes…show more content…
Romeo’s impulsiveness does not only cause the love to Juliet, or the killing of Tybalt, but Romeos impulsive character causes possible the biggest mistake of his life. After killing Tybalt, Romeo is banished from Verona. He is told that he is lucky not to be killed for his actions. Romeo does not think that way at all, as Romeo stats he would rather be dead than have to live without his sweet Juliet. Friar Lawrence and
Get Access