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How Montague Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Can a depressed, eager man be the reason for the deaths of many people he cared for? Romeo Montague, son of the Montagues was a very narcissistic, self-centered, egotistical individual. Nevertheless, the most blameworthy character for all the deaths in Romeo and Juliet is the son of lord Montague, Romeo Montague. Romeo Montague is the most to blame for all the deaths in Romeo and Juliet. Romeo Montague should have not been so emotional and selfish about the events that happened in his life. When Romeo says, “Aye me! Sad hours seem long” (Act 1 Scene 1), he is mourning over how Rosaline doesn’t love him the way he loves her. Romeo knew Rosaline was going to become a nun but he was to stubborn to let her go, even tho he didn’t truly love her. Besides those reasons; if Romeo wasn’t eager to find a woman he wouldn’t be mourning over himself and attempting to drown the …show more content…

Tybalt says, “This, by his voice , should be a Montague fetch me my rapier,boy. What! Dares the slave come hither, cover'd with an arctic face” (Act 1 Scene 5). Tybalt says this because he believed that Romeo was going to make fun of the Capulets. However this lead to Tybalt wanting to kill Romeo. Tybalt searched for Romeo but found Benvolio and Mercutio. Mercutio clashed with Tybalt because Romeo wouldn’t and died, the cause for Mercutio’s death was because Romeo wouldn’t fight Tybalt so Mercutio did. That lead to Romeo getting distraught and fighting Tybalt and killing him. Romeo then got exiled from the town. When Juliet found out that Romeo got exiled, she mourned because he was her spouse. Friar Lawrence gave Juliet a potion that would make her look deceased, so Romeo would come and get Juliet and take her away, so they could be together. Romeo went to the tomb and found Paris next to “dead” Juliet. Romeo kills Paris because Paris didn’t know that Romeo and Juliet were married. So Romeo and Paris get into a fight and Romeo kills

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