Thou fond mad man, hear me a little speak.
Friar Lawrence says this after Romeo complains about being banished from Verona. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has the main character, Romeo, having a single character flaw, which brings the catastrophe to him and his lover, Juliet. This single character flaw is impulsiveness. Romeo is the tragic hero who, with his star-crossed lover, Juliet, encounter many different events throughout the play. He is considered a tragic hero because he causes the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet which is a tragedy. Ironically, the outstanding character trait of impulsiveness causes the happiest moment in their lives, but also the saddest.
The play Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy. A tragedy is a play, novel, or other narrative that depicts serious and important events in which the main characters come to an unhappy end. This unhappy end is also called the "catastrophe," the tragic downfall (death or destruction) of the tragic hero.
Romeo is the tragic hero in this work of art because he is the protagonist of the tragedy. The tragic hero, Romeo, is the cause of all the death and destruction that happened in Romeo and Juliet. His errors in judgment combined with other character traits lead to the catastrophe in this tragedy. Romeo was also considered the tragic hero because he had one character flaw that contributed to the catastrophe.
With Rosaline, my ghostly father? No.
I have forgot that name and that name's woe.
This trait was impulsiveness. Romeo says these words, showing his impulsiveness. He says that he has totally forgotten his old love and now loves someone else. Romeo, being the tragic hero in the play, led to his own catastrophe and later his lover's.
Is it e'en so? Then I defy you, stars!
Thou knowest my lodging. Get...