In the play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is the tragic hero who through his tragic flaws, ended the life of his bride and his own.
In Shakespeare plays, tragedy is identified as a story that ends unhappily due to the fall of the protagonist.Romeo's act of falling in love too quickly and deeply, pride, and poor decision making are his tragic flaws and contributes to the death of Juliet and himself.By analyzing Romeo's tragic flaws, it is evident that the play is classified as a tragedy. One of Romeo's tragic flaws, being that he falls in love too quickly and too deeply brings him to an awful end.In the beginning of the play we are introduced to Romeo being deeply and hopelessly in love with Rosaline.However, Rosaline did not feel the same way about Romeo.Romeo shows he is unhappy with Rosaline's actions when he says to Benvolio: "Not having that which makes having short.
"This very well illustrates how deeply Romeo was in love with Rosaline.In the next scene we realize that Romeo has fallen for another, which is Juliet.We can quickly identify Romeo's flaw of falling in love too quickly and deeply when he forgets about his feelings for Rosaline and concentrates on Juliet.Juliet too realizes that Romeo's love for her was too fast when she said: "It is too rash, too undivis'd, too sudden.
"Romeo's strong love for Juliet made him act without thinking when he kept contemplating suicide and saying that he can't live without her.He shows he his love for her when he sees she her dead, not knowing it was a plan, then drinking the poison right away.He shows he will do anything for his new love, including risking getting caught by the Capulet guards at the orchard, and killing himself to be with Juliet.
This tragic flaw of Romeo was the reason …