Causes Of Violence In Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Is Love the reason for Violence in Romeo and Juliet?

Love is truly the main reason for life. Everyone has experienced it at least once in their lifetimes.

If it wasn’t for love, there would be no human race. No animals, no insects, nothing, except for

the Plants and trees that give us oxygen. It really is a beautiful thing, Love. But it can also lead to

unforgiving consequences. Take Romeo and Juliet for example, their love was so beautiful, so

young, the best type of love. But, it lead to violent deaths, including their own.

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare shows the downfall of two young, very young,

lovers who fell in love at first sight and gave up their lives in honor of their love. Romeo, the son

Of Montague and Juliet,
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Lord Capulet

was quick to shoot down Tybalt’s anger and prevented him from causing any problems at his ball

by the excuse that Romeo was a well known, normal, young man of Verona.

“Content thee, gentle coz. Let him alone. He bears him like a portly gentleman, And, to say truth, Verona brags of him, To be a virtuous and well governed youth.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Afterwards, Tybalt seeks after Romeo and murders Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend, from the

desire from revenge over Romeo’s attendance at the ball and Romeo murders Tybalt to avenge Carrasco III

Mercutio. You can see that each of these central fights had only led to more and more violence.

Love is what brought young Romeo and Juliet together but it causes violence and reasons for

Revenge, which compromises their relations and pulls them farther from each other.

Love is the reason for violence because both Romeo and Juliet were so madly in love

with one another

That they would rather sacrifice their own lives than to be separated from one another. Their

Heads became plagued by the thoughts of suicide and a willingness to experience it.
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