How Did Romeo And Juliet Make Decisions

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The Prince’s Choice (A Discussion of Whether the Prince Made a Good Decision by Banishing Romeo) In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the prince must make a decision on what to do with Romeo after he slew Tybalt out of revenge for the death of Mercutio. The prince decides to banish Romeo rather than killing him like the Capulet family wished. I personally think that this decision was a good one. It didn’t result in the death of one of the main characters in the play. It is a happy medium between the Capulet family and the Montague family. It also makes it so the Capulet family doesn’t have to deal with the one who supposedly murdered Tybalt out of cold blood. Clearly, there are many resolutions that are met in the prince’s decision, but these are the most important to the storyline and stand out amongst the rest.…show more content…
I believe that the prince realized that it was a rash decision by Romeo in the heat of the moment in the death of Mercutio. He must’ve also thought that Romeo felt bad for it. Romeo thought that he was going to be killed with charges of Tybalt’s death. Some may argue that Romeo’s banishment eventually lead to his death, as the letter didn’t get to him fast enough, but I would argue that the death was not immediate. Obviously, the prince’s decision to banish Romeo rather than kill him prevented an immediate death of
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