Romeo And Juliet Dbq

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I’m sure you’ve heard of Romeo and Juliet, but have you ever considered who’s really to blame for their deaths? The story of Romeo and Juliet is about two teens from rival families, the Capulets and the Montagues. They fall in love and their relationship is doomed from the start. They try to overcome many obstacles but they do not succeed in doing so, leading to the death of them both. The Capulets, Friar John/the plague, and fate all contributed to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The Capulets (Juliet's parents) were a factor in the death of both their daughter and Romeo. Evidence of this can be found in Document D of the Mini-Q packet. In this document it refers to the scene in the play when Juliet's parents tell her that she has to marry Paris, this contributes to her death because she was already secretly married to Romeo. After she finds this out she decides she will pretend to kill herself, she then sends a letter to Romeo that he never receives. Romeo thinks she’s dead so he tries to go visit her grave but Paris is there, they get into a scuffle and Romeo ends up killing Paris. Romeo feels too much guilt, as a result he drinks poison and Juliet finds him, she's so sad, she stabs herself. In conclusion, …show more content…

Evidence that he was a factor in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet can be found in Document E of the Mini-Q. Friar John was responsible for taking letters back and forth to Romeo and Juliet. Juliet decided to fake her death so she sent a letter to tell Romeo what the plan was but there was a deadly plague going around the town he lived in so he could not leave. When dieses went around back then they would quarantine the whole town so it would not spread. Friar John not being able to send the letter to Romeo caused both of their deaths because Romeo thought she was dead so he went to visit her and then everything went downhill from

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