Romeo and Juliet Essay | Human Emotion: When Passion Overcomes Reason

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Human Emotion: When Passion Overcomes Reason

Summary: An analysis of the degrees to which the characters Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Friar Lawrence, and the Nurse in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" are influenced by their emotions.
Feelings play a huge part in the decisions people make. In William Shakepeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, many of the characters make rash choices because of their emotions for other people. Therefore, emotions are an extremely important factor in determining the choices people make because they interfere with rational thought. This argument is true in both modern society and in Shakespeare's time. This thesis will be proven by the character analysis of Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Friar Lawrence, and Nurse, and by the connection of the play to real life.

Romeo lets his emotions for Juliet dominate his decisions. He also makes a huge mistake after Mercutio is killed by Tybalt. "Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain! Away to heaven, respective lenity, and fire-eyed fury be my conduct now. Now Tybalt, take the "villain" back again that late thou gavest me, for Mercutio's...

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