Romeo Character Connection
People shouldn't fall in love so quickly
Act 1 Scene 4
"You are a lover. Barrow cupid's wings and soar with them above a common bound" (1009) Romeo falls in love way to easily, Mercutio explains. Mercutio believes that Romeo's love for Rosaline was way to strong and that he should meet other girls at the Capulet party to move on since Rosaline didn't want to marry him.
Act 2 Scene 2
"Three words dear Romeo, and good night indeed. If that thy bent of love be honorable, Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow, by one that I'll procure to come to thee, Where and what time thou wilt perform the rite, and all my fortunes at thy foot I'll lay and follow thee my lord throughout the world." (1027) Juliet wanting to marry Romeo, She tells him to figure out the time and place of the wed, to happen the next day. They are rushing their love into being married.
Act 3 Scene 5
"O, speak again, bright angel! For thou art glorious to this night, being o'er my head" (1023) Romeo fell in love with Juliet at first sight at the party. After the party, he wanted to see Juliet again, and met her on the balconey of her house. He risked getting caught because of the love he had for her.
Act 2 Scene 2
"By love, that first did prompt me to enquire. He lent me counsel, and i lent him eyes." (1025) Juliet knew that Romeo was the one she wanted. She made the choice to marry him instead of Paris. Paris was the guy that her whole family wanted her to marry in the end, but eventually made it her choice.