Romeo And Juliet Dbq

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ho’s to Blame? Who’s to blame of the tragedy of Romeo's and Juliet's death? In the story Romeo and Juliet, there were many things that caused Romeo and Juliet’s death. Juliet’s parents are one to blame, but there were a few other things that played a part in their deaths, i.e. fate and Friar Lawrence, and finally themselves. For example, throughout the story, Juliet's parents kept pressuring her to marry Paris. In document B it States, “Well, think of marriage now; younger than you, here in Verona, ladies of esteem, are made already mothers: by my count, I was your mother much upon these years. That you are now a maid. Thus then in brief: The valiant Paris seeks you for his love. What say you? Can you love the gentleman? This …show more content…

At the beginning of the story, the prologue foreshadows their deaths. For example, the prologue says, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life…” Which is stated in document A. This shows that fate can also be blamed because the reader knew they were going to die from the beginning. It was also fate two people from each rival sides of the family fell in love with each other. It was destined for them to die to end the family feud by the two families. They were destined to be together, even if it meant lying dead among each other's side as husband and …show more content…

If they had been more patient and thought things through. This tragedy could have been avoided if they thought through their actions, and if Romeo had not killed Tybalt and let the court order for Tybalt to get beheaded instead of Romeo killing him himself. Also Romeo assumed that Juliet was dead and killed himself because he had no interest in living anymore without Juliet, instead of asking questions instead assuming she is dead which would have explained the situation. Also, Juliet and Romeo killing themselves is a rush of illogical emotion they should of thought though things first. “Her body sleeps in Capulet’s monument, And her immortal part with angels lives…” Stated in document E. This proves that they just assumed she's dead and that Romeo acted rapidly by talking his life before considering she might not be

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