Tragedy strikes when Romeo is exiled for killing Juliet’s cousin and Juliet is forced to marry someone else. Juliet fakes her death with the help of Friar Laurence, but Romeo thinks Juliet is truly dead and kills himself in grief. Juliet, seeing her lover dead upon waking up, also kills herself. If it weren’t for Friar Laurence’s irresponsible
The controversy surrounds his actions that he took during the play that ultimately lead to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. To set off the chain of events Friar Lawrence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet in secret. This would cause lots of problems in the future because Romeo is exiled. To reunite the couple Lawrence gives Juliet a poison that will make her appear dead so that Romeo can return, and take Juliet back to Mantua with him where they will live happily ever after. Since Romeo is in Mantua they have to send him a letter telling him about the plan.
Romeo allows his thirst for revenge to cloud his logical reasoning when he kills Tybalt who has just murdered Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend. Mercutio defends Romeo against Tybalt’s insults with comebacks and later his sword. As Romeo attempts to intervene, Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt and Romeo is enraged. Once he finds out from Benvolio that the wound had killed him, Romeo,”Who had but newly entertained revenge,” (III.i.173), kills Tybalt and flees the scene. Romeo declined to
Lastly, Tybalt is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because of the the first events he caused leading to the suicides of Romeo and Juliet. The confirmation that Tybalt is the cause of the terrible events in Romeo and Juliet is shown in the play “Romeo and Juliet” when Romeo says, “Is it even so? then I defy you, stars! Thou know ' st my lodging: get me ink and paper, and hire post-horses; I will hence tonight.”
Romeo states, “Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark! Here’s to my love. O true, apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die” (5.3.117-120). Romeo drinks the poison, and kisses Juliet for the final time.
Romeo and Juliet: Peace in the Midst of Chaos Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is one of the best known, and praised, tragedies of all time. It is a dramatic play/retelling of “The Tragicall History of Romeus and Juliet,” by Arthur Brooke. Both tell the story of a forbidden love between two feuding families. The children get married in secret; Romeo is then banished for killing a Capulet.
Thus with a kiss I die. ”(V.III.129-131.) Romeo them dies next to juliet 's grave and shortly after Friar Lawrence enters the tomb, juliet wakes up and asks where her husband is friar replies that both Romeo and Paris are dead, and that she must leave with him. Juliet refuses to leave, and leaves without her. Juliet sees Romeo dead beside her and sees the empty poison bottle .
But they’re happiness did not last long, as Romeo was challenged by Tybalt, a Capulet. Romeo refused to fight him and so Mercutio took up his sword in Romeo’s name. It was then, when Tybalt struck Mercutio and fatally wounded him, that Romeo’s unfortunate fate was sealed. He slew Tybalt to avenge his cousin’s death and fled Verona. Meanwhile, Juliet’s father had made plans for her to marry Count Paris, upon her refusal, he threatened to turn her out.
In fact, in the prologue it says “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;” the phrase star-crossed means full of bad luck. So this play is meant to have bad luck (or bad decisions?). When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married or Juliet decides to fake her death and not tell Romeo. Those decisions were foolish and self-centered decisions. Even Romeo stabbing himself after he finds Juliet was a rash decision.
Romeo griefs about the death of Mercutio and realises that his love towards Juliet has blind him in a way that weakened his masculinity. He challenges Tybalt into a duel and soon they both fight against each other. Tybalt is stabbed by Romeo and Benvolio command Romeo to leave since the Lord will let him executed if known that the Capulets and Montagues had fought against each other, again. Soon after Romeo flees the Prince, Escalus, enters the scene accompanied by many citizens, and the Montagues and Capulets. Benvolio tells the story of the brawl, but despite his attempt to cast Romeo in a positive light, Prince Escalus sentences Romeo to be banished from
The Killer Friar A Friar is a man of God. A man of whom is supposed to help God’s loving children and followers and a man whom is supposed to know what is best when it comes to being asked for advice. Friar Laurence in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is anything but what a Friar is supposed to be and ends up causing the deaths of four of six characters within the play. Friar Laurence did not physically go up and murder these characters but indirectly caused these deaths through leaving a suicidal alone and relying solely on the Church and himself rather than outside forces.
In the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare there are two young lovers. They are Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families in Verona who have hated each other for centuries. However, Romeo and Juliet love each other which will produce problems. The two lovers die in the end because of Romeo's loss of self-control.
“Love is the sweetest and slowest form of suicide” (Anonymous). In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet hold a passionate love so powerful that this very love leads to their untimely death. An affection so strong that the two paramours progress from strangers of opposing families to married lovers. When Romeo and Juliet become separated through crime provoked by their families’ strife, they quickly turn suicidal.
Who’s Responsible? In the book Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Tybalt is like the parasite in this story. It is evident that Tybalt is primarily responsible for Romeo’s death and the people he killed. He engaged Mercutio and held a grudge against Romeo for crashing his party.
All men in the world do not appreciate their masculinity to be challenged, which goes against their own code of honor. In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo, Tybalt and Mercutio disrupt each other’s codes of honor by their actions in Act III, scene i. These three men’s codes of honor contribute to the tragedy of the play because of their views on masculinity, such as when Tybalt kills Mercutio and when Romeo kills Tybalt. Here, Tybalt mocks Romeo’s masculinity, leading Mercutio to duel him in order to honor Romeo.