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If you are looking for sources to support your assertion that age played a role in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, you have many options.  

First, you may want to begin by exploring literary criticism written about Romeo and Juliet. To search for literary criticism, check out the following databases from the Library's A-Z list (available here: MLA International Bibliography, Literature Criticism Online,  and/or Literature Resource Center. 

You may also want to approach your search for sources by exploring the psychological and/or sociological side of decision-making and age and applying that research to the selected play. To search for these types of resources, check out the following databases from the Library's A-Z list (available here: PsychARTICLES, SocINDEX, Psychology Collection, and/or Psychology Journals. We suggest you begin with the following Boolean Search: (Decision Making OR Judgement) AND (Teenagers OR Adolescents OR Adolescence). The above search yeilds the following results in SocINDEX:

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