Death Of Juliet In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, the two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, killed themselves for love in this tragic love story. Though both of their deaths were tragic, Juliet’s death was believed to have been caused by something else. The underlying cause of their deaths was the feud between the Capulets and Montagues. Had this feud between the Capulets and Montagues not existed, Romeo and Juliet could had lived in peace and harmony. The feud between the Capulets and Montagues had been happening as long as anyone could remember. They disliked each other because they were rival families in the city of Verona, Italy. They competed to show who was top family, but what most likely started out fair was forgotten and turned into pure hatred. The hatred could be seen throughout the play, especially when Romeo and Tybalt dueled. Tybalt said how much he hated Romeo, he even called him “that villain Romeo.”…show more content…
This was where the Prince said “If you do not stop these outbreaks, you’ll pay with your lives.” Although the Capulets and Montagues tried to keep their hatred to themselves, Mercutio and Tybalt, the young people of each house, did not. The reason the family feud killed Juliet Capulet was because if the feud had not existed, Romeo and Juliet could have lived in peace and harmony. Furthermore, had the feud not existed, Friar Lawrence would not have had to keep their marriage a secret. Then, Friar would not have had to fake Juliet’s death so she could see Romeo after he killed Tybalt. Also Romeo would not have had to kill himself because he thought Juliet died but really, she drank the potion from the Friar. All of this could have been prevented if the Capulets and Montagues had just gotten along and did not hate each
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