Romeo and Juliet

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The process of growing up and acting in a mature manner is not always easy. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare demonstrates that young people struggle in life depending on their maturity level. Shakespeare shows that three people in the play are struggling to deal maturely with different challenges Romeo, Juliet and Tybalt are placed with the same problems. Romeo is faced with challenges throughout the entire play. Romeo is forced to figure out a plan and follow it. His maturity level causes his actions to fail. Romeo shows very little consideration on the details of life and had barely any thoughts of his future. Without any thoughts of his future he put his entire life upon the decisions of fate. "But he that has the steerage of my course, direct my sail." With fate on his side he thinks he does not need to put in the effort to manage his life. Romeo attends the Capulet party to see Rosaline, but he soon finds out that fate changed his plans. Instead of meeting Rosaline he meets Juliet. At Capulet's party, Romeo saw Juliet and knew right away she was the first person she every loved. Romeo has strong, passionate feelings for Juliet, and she means more to him than anything else in the world. Romeo would do anything in the world to make his relationship work. "Then plainly know my heart's dear love is set on the fait daughter of rich Capulet." In this quote, Romeo shows evidence that he has true feelings for Juliet. After Romeo marries Juliet, Romeo grows into a mature young man whose entire life is focused on his love with Juliet. Romeo refuses to fight with Tybalt. "I do protest, I never injured thee, but love thee better than thou canst devise, till thou shalt know the reason of my love, and so, good Capulet, which name I tender as dearly as my own, be satisfied." In this quote, he says he no longer wishes to fight Tybalt or any other Capulet. Romeo turns into a mature young man because of his will to...