Is Juliet Responsible For Romeo And Juliet's Death?

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“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” ― John Joseph Powell. They play Romeo and Juliet is being read in schools all over the world today. In the play two young teenagers from feuding families fall in love quickly and at the end they both die. The William Shakespeare play is a tragedy love story, but in the end should Romeo and Juliet be held responsible for their choices? Considering the facts Romeo and Juliet should not be held responsible for their death.
Some people don’t believe it but love can be a drug. New research now shows that feelings of intense love can relieve someone’s pain. According to http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/ , Stanford university researchers have studied the link between love and pain. They did this research by scanning the brain of 15 college students who all professed to be deeply in love with someone. In one of the research scenarios, the study subject looked at a picture of an acquaintance. In the other, the students looked at a picture of his or her love. With other research it shows that distraction can also relive pain. “Looking at a picture of a loved one reduced moderate pain by about 40 percent and eased severe pain by about 10 to 15
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Throughout this essay it stated that Romeo and Juliet should not be held responsible for their actions. Evidence from both articles showed that love can cause so much pain to the body but also can make you forget about pain when in love. Romeo and Juliet where deeply in love from the moment they set eyes on each other. When dealing with love don’t forget that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human
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