Examples Of Who Is To Blame In Romeo And Juliet

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Who Is To Blame? Who is to blame in Shakespeare's most famous play of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo is the son of Lady Montague and Lord Montague who are expecting Romeo to be in love with Rosaline. Romeo, Mercutio, and Benvolio sneak into Capulet’s party where Romeo sees Juliet who is the daughter of Lady Capulet and Lord Capulet. When Romeo sees Juliet he immediately falls in love. The only problem was that these two families had a bitter hatred towards each other. Fate caused the beginning of the tragic downfall between Romeo and Juliet. Fate is what is already destined to eventually happen to you in your life and is a power beyond anyone's control. The Capulet’s are very unsupportive about the two teenagers falling in love and wanted to disown Juliet when they found out she did not want to marry Paris. The death of Romeo and Juliet was foreshadowed many times throughout the dialog. The prologue states “from forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life” (Romeo and Juliet page 731). When Friar …show more content…

Romeo kills Tybalt in anger and revenge for his friend. “Either thou or I, or both, must go with him” (Act 3 Scene 1). After Romeo’s banishment, Friar Lawrence develops a plan for Romeo and Juliet to be together so Juliet would not have to marry Paris. The plan was for Juliet to drink a potion that would put her to sleep for forty-eight hours and she would appear dead to everyone. Juliet would eventually be taken to the Capulet’s vault where Romeo was expected to come get her but the plan does not go as they hoped. Romeo found out about Juliet's “death” before he got the letter from Friar Lawrence explaining the plan. This causes Romeo to drink the potion that Friar Lawrence made. His intentions were to kill himself but little did he know that he would be waking up in forty-eight hours. When Juliet wakes up to find Romeo “dead” she stabs herself (DBQ: Document

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