Oh my! She is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen! I will immediately stop loving Rosaline for this woman.
Hubris: Pride or Self-Confidence
Peripeteia: Sudden Reversal of Fortune
Despite liking Rosaline, Romeo falls in love with Juliet upon first sight of her. Romeo's impulsive behavior toward Juliet will turn out to be his biggest flaw.
Anagnorisis: A Critical Discovery
Even though they met less than 24 hours ago, Romeo and Juliet get married. Despite their families hating each other, they still get married because they feel as though nothing will get in the way of their love.
Nemesis: The Escapable Agent of Downfall
Romeo slays Juliet's cousin, Tybalt, after they get into a street fight. He only slayed Tybalt because Tybalt slayed Romeo's friend Mercutio. Since Romeo was only trying to defend Mercutio's honor, he gets banished instead of killed. However, he cannot see Juliet ever again.
Catharsis: Releasing Repressed Emotions
Balthasar, Romeo's servant, informs Romeo that Juliet has taken her life. However, they do not know that Juliet faked her death.
Romeo goes to an Apothecary to buy poison, and he plans on using the poison to kill himself.
Romeo goes to Juliet's tomb and drinks the poison, which kills him immediately. Juliet awakens to find Romeo dead, so she uses his dagger to kill herself. They would rather die together than live without each other.