Blame For Tragedy In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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The ones who are at fault for this tragedy are the lovers themselves . They are to blame because they let their emotions take over their reason. Romeo started this situation because if he decided not to go to the party, this whole mess would not have happened. Although people claim that the parents of the young lovers were at fault of the tragedies. The tragedy of the two young lovers was caused by the lovers themselves. They decided to judge on looks and not get to know each other. In act two prologue, the chorus states “Alike bewitchèd by the charm of looks.” Which proves that they only loved each other because of their looks. Another reason they are to blame for their own tragedy is because they acted on emotion not reason. For example in act 5 scene 1 it states “Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight.Let’s see for means. O mischief, thou art swift.To enter in the thoughts of desperate men!” If he had sat down and thought this through and let his emotions calm down, he might have come up with another solution.…show more content…
No one forced them to kill themselves. Instead of the drastic measures, they could have talked everything out. If their parents were not available, they could have just talked to Friar or the nurse. And if that did not turn out well they could have just run away together and lived happily. Instead of going through all that trouble and death. A perfect time when they could have run away together was in act 3 scene 5. When Lord Capulet threatened to disown Juliet. Juliet could have taken advantage of the situation and run away with
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