Romeo And Juliet Happy Ending Essay

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William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet has a very dark ending that may not leave some people satisfied. Some things that could 've been changed to make the play have a much happier and more satisfying ending would be if Tybalt and Mercutio never fought, if Romeo would have received the letter from Friar John, and if Friar Laurence would have never agreed to we’d Romeo and Juliet. These three things could change the play in many different ways.

In act 3 Tybalt and Mercutio quarrel because of Mercutio constantly taunting Tybalt “Good king of cats, nothing but one of your nine lives.” (1546) Until he has had enough, eventually ending with Mercutio getting stabbed by Tybalt. When Mercutio is stabbed everyone thinks he is just joking “Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch.” (1565) Until he drops dead. When Romeo sees he has died, he gets furious and goes out and finds Tybalt and challenges him to fight, resulting in Tybalt being slain by Romeo, which in turn causes Romeo to be exiled away from Verona and his love Juliet. If Mercutio and Tybalt would of never fought, then Mercutio would not of died and Romeo would of not have killed Tybalt and he
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Then Juliet goes to Friar Laurence to get help “Come weep with me, past hope, past care, past help.” (2357) and he agrees to we’d them. This caused Juliet to have to fake her death, which caused Romeo to kill himself “Here’s to my love. O true apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.” (2972) If Friar Laurence would have never agreed to wed Romeo and Juliet they would have not been happily together, but they would most likely still be alive and hopefully moved on. This would not have been the most happy ending, but it still would have made it less tragic knowing that they would still live and move on and hopefully live happily with someone
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