In Romeo and Juliet, how does Shakespeare show the theme "impulsive actions lead to mistakes that could have been avoided"?

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Shakespeare examines how Romeo and Juliet's impulsiveness contributes to their downfall and leads to their deaths throughout his classic play Romeo and Juliet. When Romeo attends the Capulet ball, he witnesses Juliet for the first time and is astonished by her beauty. The two characters meet and immediately fall in love. Their decision to get married on such short notice is an impulsive decision, which has negative consequences. Despite Friar Laurence's reluctance, he agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet in hopes of ending the longstanding family feud between the Montagues and Capulets. When Tybalt finally sees Romeo in the streets of Verona, he challenges him to duel. When Romeo attempts to avoid the confrontation, Mercutio accepts Tybalt's challenge and two begin fighting. During the fight, Romeo makes the impulsive decision to intervene, which allows Tybalt the opportunity to fatally stab Mercutio. Romeo once again acts impulsively by killing Tybalt to avenge Mercutio's death. Therefore,...

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