Character Analysis: Pardoned In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Why was the 6 scared of the 7? In the end of the story of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet both killed themselves because they couldn’t be together when they were married and some characters that were involved with it I thought should have been punished or pardoned. Punished, being given a consequence or sent to somewhere. Or being Pardoned, they will be let go or left alone and not to be messed with. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, I think Balthazar should be pardoned and Friar Lawrence and old Capulet should be punished for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence married Romeo and Juliet when both their families did not know. He also gave Juliet the potion to make her act dead for 48 hours. “This
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Old Capulet said he will drag Juliet to the wedding if she denied that he would kick her out of his house without anything. “To blazes with her, the worthless creature!” (Shakespeare, III. V. 167-168)Capulet basically forced Juliet to drink the potion because she had to have a way to get out of the house or run away to get with Romeo.I still think that Friar Lawrence and Old Capulet still should be punished and Balthazar should be pardoned because all he was supposed to do was give a letter to Romeo’s parents. The answer to the joke is 7,8,9. In conclusion, Old Capulet and Friar Lawrence should be punished and Balthazar should be pardoned. I know I gave enough evidence why the people I chose should be pardoned or punished. Even though Romeo and Juliet did their separate things away from these people, They still killed themselves because they couldn’t be with each other. The Montagues and the Capulets basically forced them to do this because they wouldn’t see each other once Romeo was banished. Even then they still couldn’t see each other because the families hated each
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