Relationship Between Romeo And Juliet Persuasive Essay

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“ The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is the duty of the living to do so for them.” Lois McMaster Mejoid. This is similar to the mindset of Romeo when he is outraged by Tybalt killing his best friend, Mercutio. Romeo Montague and Tybalt Capulet chose to disturb the peace and disobey the strict orders of the prince. In their fight to the death of Tybalt Capulet, Mercutio Montague was killed, resulting in Romeo's efforts of keeping the peace, shattering. The fight is initially started by Tybalt, who is responsible for Mercutio's death. Shortly after, Tybalt was killed by Romeo. Romeo Montague should be charged with voluntary manslaughter. Despite the fact that Tybalt initiated the fight, Romeo did kill Tybalt with no need for self-defense. Although killing Tybalt was Romeo's intentions at the moment, his actions were not premeditated. California’s penal code 192 states that voluntary manslaughter is an unlawful killing of a human being without malice, the offense is lessened from murder to manslaughter because of actions occurring in a heat of passion. He shall be sentenced to three, six, or eleven years in prison. I know…show more content…
Despite the fact that Tybalt initiated the fight, Romeo did kill Tybalt with no need for self-defense. Although killing Tybalt was Romeo's intentions at the moment, his actions were not premeditated. In conclusion, the outcome of Romeo Montague's trial proves his is guilty of a violent crime. His defense was not strong enough reasoning and could not support Romeo’s claim of self-defense. The evidence presented to the jury gave a clear indication of no need for self-defense. After talking to any witnesses and evaluating the evidence of this case, the judge hereby declares the defendant guilty. “Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.”
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