Juliet Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the play Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Juliet is to blame for the death because, she caught Romeo’s eye in the beginning of the play and allowed him to fall in love with her and kiss her all in that night at the capulet party, without actually knowing who he was or that he belonged to montague (which made their love almost impossible because of the rivalry). She also made some rash decisions without thinking of the consequences if things were to go wrong. Then in the end after his death that she caused, she ended up killing herself because of his death. In this scene Juliet is asking her nurse who romeo is, Juliet “Come hither, nurse. What is yond gentleman?”... Nurse “I know not” Juliet “Go ask his name.-- If he be married, My grave is like to be my wedding bed.” Nurse “His name is Romeo, and a Montague. The only son of your great enemy.” (Act 1, Scene 5 lines 126-135). These quotes from the dialogue in the play show that Juliet did not know that their love would be “forbidden” until after she had fallen for him with a kiss and now their relationship would be very hard to carry out, causing them to go to many extremes to fulfill their love. Juliet is to blame because she also made a very risky and dull decision to take a “potion” to fake her death causing Romeo to then hear from his close friend Balthasar (his connection to Verona and Juliet’s news as to how she is doing) and then cause his heart to break, causing him to go to extremes and kill himself to be with her. Romeo is convinced she is dead therefore it leads to him actually poisoning himself “O true …show more content…

Her choices and her dull thinking caused everything to go wrong from the start when she fell in love with a kiss and later found out they could not be together. Then leading them to go through many extreme situations, and ending with her choice of faking death and then actually dying side by

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