Romeo And Juliet Dbq Analysis

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In the play Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, explains on how two lovers fell in love while being in two feuding families. Throughout all their struggles, the love of Romeo and Juliet triumphed it all. However, it led to both lovers taking their lives, which ended the whole family feud. Now, we all ask ourselves: Who’s to blame? The individuals who are responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet are Juliet’s parents, Friar Lawrence, and Juliet herself. First and foremost, we shall blame Juliet’s parents for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. One example that can help prove this is in Document B in which Lady Capulet talks to Juliet about marrying Paris. In Document B, Lady Capulet says, “The night you shall behold him at our feast”. This quote demonstrates how Lord and Lady Capulet want her to meet Paris so that they can see each other, but instead, she encounters Romeo. If they didn’t have a huge, extravagant party, then Romeo…show more content…
One example that can support this is in Document in which she goes to Friar Lawrence for some advice on how she can avoid marrying Paris. In Document C, Friar Lawrence tells Juliet, “I give thee remedy”. This quote is important because in the scene, he gives Juliet a potion to make her seem dead and she then agrees to do it without thinking about the consequences that may happen. In addition to this, another example would be in Document D in which Lady Capulet and Juliet speak about the marriage. In Document D, Juliet tells her mother, “... He shall not make me there a joyful bride...”. This demonstrates how Juliet feels about marrying Paris, but she could have just avoided this by actually telling the truth about her being married with Romeo. With all the evidence provided, it shows that Juliet was also to blame due to her not thinking about better decisions about handling her little problems that can be dealt with
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