Romeo And Juliet Dbq

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“Star cross’d lovers” are doomed lovers, just like Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare, two lovers take their lives to be with each other. At the end of the play, The Prince of Verona wants to know who’s to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. Although both families are to blame and Friar Lawrence, the real culprit is fate itself. One of the reasons why Romeo and Juliet are dead is because of their family feud, Romeo is a Montague and Juliet a Capulet. One could say this because it states that both families have “fatal loins,” (DBQ Project: Who’s To Blame, Doc. A)meaning they will cause their children's deaths. Also it is stated in the prologue (DBQ Project: Who’s To Blame, Doc. A) that only the deaths of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths can end the feud. However Lady Capulet and Lord Capulet forces Juliet to marry Paris, as Lady Capulet states “Marry, that, ‘marry’ is the very theme I came to talk of”(DBQ Project: Who’s To Blame, Doc. B). So The Capulets partially blame for Juliet’s death.…show more content…
Although he does help them get married, he states that “ These violent delights have violent ends”(DBQ Project: Who’s To Blame, Doc. C). Later Juliet comes to Friar Lawrence for assistance to not get married to Paris, he gives her a “remedy”(DBQ Project: Who’s To Blame, Doc.C), Ultimately this leads to Romeo, thinking Juliet is dead, killing himself with poison, Juliet is waking up and seeing him dead, and then stabbing herself. So Friar Lawrence is also to blame for their
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