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How would you describe the character of Romeo and in what ways is his character responsible for the tragedy.

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GCSE Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet

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How would you describe the character of Romeo and in what ways is his character responsible for the tragedy.

Romeo is a young teenager, a member of the Montague household, who secretly got married with Juliet, a Capulet whose family were bitter enemies of the Montagues.

Romeo had a very different personality then the rest of the people in the Montague's or the Capulet's household. Most people from that two household hate each other. But everyone, even the Lord Capulet, who's the head of his enemy's household, knew that Romeo was a gentlemen.

Romeo has many different characteristics. If I have to use five adjective words to describe Romeo, it would be:

Impetuous

Peaceful

Courteous

Religious

Romantic

Romeo is impetuous because most of the time, before he does anything he doesn't think about what's going to happen to him after he does it. And that caused a lot of problems later on in the story. For example: when he gate cashed the Capuet's party, he didn't think about what was going to

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