Parents To Blame In Romeo And Juliet

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In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet fall in love despite their familie’s feud. we all know their love ended with agony, but who is truly to blame for their death? They themselves, or the others around their grave? I believe that the blame of their deaths should be put onto the parents. Parents have always had a impact on their children. They teach them right from wrong, they have decisions on how they dress, who they are friends with, where they grow up, who they are supposed to hate and like, Even in some cases who they are to marry. the family's the Montagues and Capulets have a life long feud, which affects everyone around them. One reason that the parents are to blame for the cause of the suicides and deaths in the play is how they've been fighting with each …show more content…

As the Capulet house plans Juliet and Paris’ wedding . Capulet believes it will help her depression, because he thinks that she is still sad about the passing of Tybalt, a loved relative . but he is not knowledgeable of her already husband Romeo. Thus wedding being moved up a day earlier, he also states , “Send for the county. Go tell him of this. I’ll have this knot knit up tomorrow morning” (Shakespeare 4.2). This also shows proof that the parents are to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, because if the timing was ulterd, then the plan Friar Laurence and Juliet made would of have had more time time to unravel and take place. There are many faults in the plan. Such as, Friar Lawrence failing to inform romeo that Juliet is not dead and he should retrieve her from the tomb, this is because the messenger got held back. Juliet's parents caused this event to happen because had they not moved the date, the plan would have went correctly in the end, with romeo and juliet finally being

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