Another example that shows the parents are to blame is when Juliet’s father forces her to marry Paris. He threatens that she will not be part of the family and that he will hurt her. She goes to Friar Lawrence for advice and this is when he reveals his plan to her. If there hadn’t been a feud between the two families, Romeo and Juliet would not have felt like they needed to go to such drastic measures to be together. Another way the parents were to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death was when Juliet’s parents moved the wedding up a day.
The feud ends with numerous deaths including Romeo, Mercutio, Paris, Juliet, and Tybalt. Many of whom had nothing to do with the feud, but ended up in those situations because of the hate their parents instilled into their minds at such an early age. Of the many deaths in the play Mercutio’s was one of the most significant. His death occurred because he insisted on challenging Tybalt, who was looking for Romeo. Although his death may seem uneventful it is essential to the point that conflicts among families and friends only end tragically.
But even before Juliet knew it was Romeo she said, “If he’s married, I think I’ll die rather than marry anyone else.”(1.5.134-135). She is saying that if this individual she just met is married, she rather die than marry anyone else, but when she gets told that its Romeo she knows he's not married but it is her worst rival. So Juliet could use this to escape marrying Paris, but also escape the family feuds. They weren’t in love because they were using this marriage to escape their families and other
They probably would have had a somewhat normal relationship if it wasn't for their parents. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, had his opinions and ideas about what Juliet’s future was going to look like. He came to Juliet demanding that she marry Paris because he thought it would make her happy after losing Tybalt. But to his dismay, she refused and said “Not proud you have, but thankful that you have/ Proud can I never be of what I hate/ But thankful even for hate that is mean love/” (3.5.151-153). Juliet explains to her father that she’ll never marry Paris, this is because she’s loyal to Romeo and staying married to Romeo is what her heart desires.
The reasons why Lord Capulet is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is because, Lord Capulet was making plans for Juliet to marry Paris but she was already married to Romeo, But Lord Capulet thinks he knows what’s best for his only daughter. “Soft! Take me with you, take me with you, Wife/ How? Will she none? Doth she not give us thanks?
What the Capulets did to Juliet explains why they were selfish because instead of respecting Juliet’s decision they thrash on her and say things to force her to become a wife. This disconnect with their daughter is why they were not able to save Juliet from death. The other factor that caused the demise of Romeo and Juliet was their want for their desires. For instants, Romeo did not think about the consequences of meeting with Juliet even though he was being hunted. For example, the balcony scene where Romeo is confessing his love to Juliet.
If this feud of the Montagues and the Capulets never happened one one would have ever died, the story would be about something completely different. One of the most ironic things about this story is that they don't even know why they are fighting against each other. Lord Capulet is responsible why the story, Romeo and Juliet, ended the way it did because of his views on marriage, his haste, and the relationship with the Montague family. SInce the father of juliet, Capulet, wanted juliet to marry all of the sudden it made juliet want to commit suicide which did not help the situation at all. His haste also was a big factor in the marriage because it was part of the reason why juliet want to kill herself.
Everything happened the way it did for a reason that is why they died the way they did. I also have valid reasoning as to why this situation is fate and not free will. It was always Romeo faith to meet Juliet from the time he was born to the time he died. Romeo didn’t just happen to crash the party that juliet’s family was throwing. He also didn’t just happen to miss the mailman that had his letter in it with the plan.
One of his defining characteristics is his controlling personality and expectations that everyone blindly obeys his decisions. When someone disagrees with his wishes, Capulet becomes irrational and impulsive. Lady Capulet brought the “good” news to Juliet that she would be marrying Paris on Thursday. Juliet, of course, could not marry Paris because she was already married to Romeo. Juliet said to Lady Capulet, “Now, by Saint Peter’s Church and Peter too,/ He shall not make me there a joyful bride.”(3.5.16-17).
Romeo and Juliet were young; they didn 't know any better, and the nurse did not want Juliet to feel as though she betrayed her. The deaths of the two unaware young lovers were caused by Lord Capulet. Lord Capulet had to protect his young daughter but instead of protecting her he was more involved with her getting married. He did not realize she was in love with Romeo or even seeing him. Lord Capulet could have prevented these deaths by listening to Juliet 's wishes and not force her to marry Paris.
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.
Friar Lawrence finds out about Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other, but does not tell the two families about this. In addition to this, he married Romeo and Juliet quickly without thinking. He then comes up with the plan to pretend that Juliet was dead, so she can get out of marrying Paris. Friar Lawrence also takes the blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet in the end. There were many people who had caused Romeo and Juliet’s death, but Friar Lawrence had caused most of the problems Friar Lawrence finds out about Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other, but does not tell the two families about this.