Mercutio Is To Blame For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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When people are at fault, they tend to blame or shift that fault onto someone else to give them responsibility and make themselves look better. People resort to this method in order to The method of blaming was very essential for all of the story to be put together. If no one blamed each other, Romeo and Juliet would most likely be an entirely different story. The factors to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet are Tybalt and Mercutio. One of the people to blame is Tybalt, the “killer” of Mercutio. The action of Tybalt killing Mercutio is the leading event that set up the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. It all started when Tybalt confronts Mercutio to try and provoke him while not being the first to attack. Mercutio finally lost it once Tybalt …show more content…

Mercutio being an easily influenced guy caused his death and the 2 more. On the day of his own death, Mercutio was confronted by Tybalt. Tybalt tried to get a fight out of Mercutio without being the one to start the fight. Tybalt plan prevailed and Mercutio succumbed to his anger which eventually caused his own death. This leads up to Tybalt’s death, Romeo’s banishment, Friar Lawrence’s plan, and the unfortunate death of Romeo and Juliet. If Mercutio had not allowed himself to be manipulated by Tybalt, Tybalt would not have attacked. Remember,Tybalt did not want to be the one to start the fight because he wanted to be the one who retaliated in self-defense, not the one to blame. Another one of Mercutio’s actions that led up to Romeo and Juliet’s deaths was Mercutio proposing the idea of going to the party to Romeo. When going to the Capulet’s party, Mercutio invited Romeo by saying that there are more beautiful people at the party than Rosaline. At the party, Romeo encounter’s Juliet who he is instantly attracted to. Romeo and Juliet eventually get engaged causing Tybalt to blame Mercutio for inviting Romeo to the party. This leads up to every conflict in the story. If Mercutio had not invited Romeo to the party, Romeo would not have met Juliet so they would not have died. Both Mercutio and Tybalt’s faults interlock with each other because Tybalt’s actions are in result of Mercutio’s

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