Romeo And Juliet And Tybalt's Death Essay

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The Real Murderer

In Romeo and Juliet should Tybalt, themselves or the friar be to blame for their deaths? The author of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is William Shakespeare. The main characters are Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, and the friar. The story line is that Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lover that have love at first sight. Within a couple days they are married and a lot happens in that short amount of time. Several characters die. Then comes the death of the star-crossed lovers. Many are to blame for these star-crossed lover’s deaths, simply because of all the outside influences. Tybalt was the reason for their deaths or was he really? Tybalt and Romeo are the speakers in this quote. “Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries / that thou hast done me; therefore turn and draw / I do protest I never injured thee, / But I love thee better than thou canst devise / Till thou shalt know the reason of my love; / And so, good Capulet, which name I tender / As dearly as my own, be satisfied.” (Shakespeare 3.1.63-69) Obviously in this quote Tybalt is trying to push Romeo’s buttons by trying to get him to fight him. Romeo does not want to fight him because of Juliet and his love for her. Is it really Tybalt’s fault …show more content…

Most people would say that it is the friar simply because he let them get married in the first place when he should not have. It only caused more problems for these lovers. Basically someone is responsible for these lovers deaths. The friar is to blame because he let them get married and it caused a lot of problems for them. He also is to blame because he didn’t get the message delivered to Romeo in time so when he arrived at the tomb of Juliet she awake yet so he killed himself and then she saw that he was dead so she killed herself. This is really important because it proves who killed the star-crossed lovers. Like stated before, several are to blame for these lovers deaths only because of the many outside

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