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Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Downfall

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Romeo is primarily at fault because of his lack of judgement and his inadequate reasoning skills. If he had not been impulsive and taken his life, then Juliet would have lived. Heedless reasoning and the desire for love hinder Romeo’s judgment and lead to his and juliet’s demise; this theme is illustrated in the following events: Romeo’s instantaneous marriage to Juliet, and his decision to take the poison that would stop his heart. He placed little value on his own life, and took no time to consider how many people would be affected because of his actions. Romeo decided he would marry Juliet the night he met her: “Then plainly know my heart's dear love is set On the fair daughter of rich Capulet...but this I pray, That thou consent
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