Romeo And Juliet Conflict

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In William Shakespeare’s novel, Romeo and Juliet, a seemingly endless feud between the two houses, the Capulets and Montagues, disrupts the city of Verona with their immaturity and unexplained controversy, causing devastating results for Romeo and Juliet’s blooming romance.
The events that were caused by revenge and hatred lead the two star-crossed lovers to perform a secret marriage, forcing them to haste their adulthood and allow their fate to decide their ultimate end; dying in despair. In literature, people are often at fault for the outcome of the play. The Capulets’ and Montagues’ feud was not the only reason leading to the catastrophic ending as Shakespeare creates twists in his plays, connecting the characters and events to the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’s death. Although the conflict began between the two prosperous families, many other characters took part in the play’s disastrous end as well, which will be proven through Friar Lawrence’s senseless decisions and impatience, the Prince failing to follow his own laws, and Capulet’s gruesome parenting. The brutal feud between the two houses is prolonged for years, so much where some of the characters had been injured, and some have died. For example, Tybalt—Juliet’s cousin, and
Mercutio—Romeo’s best friend, both depart from the play because of the imprudent fight between the Montagues and Capulets. For this reason, Friar lawrence agrees to marry the young couple, believing that the conflict will be solved once he
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