Romeo And Juliet Who To Blame Analysis

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Once upon a time there was a boy named Romeo and a girl named Juliet who lived separately but loved each other dearly. This story is about a boy and a girl whom their families hated each other deeply and they were enemies because they would always fight with each other. In order, we watched a movie about Romeo and Juliet version of 1968 introduced many issues relating to the feud between families and the actions/decisions of Romeo and Juliet. We have been reading an essay by Lois Kerschen about Romeo and Juliet and it is about people’s thoughts on who to blame. Also, we have been reading about teen brain pamphlet from NIMH and it is about how the teenage brain works. The three possible answers for who to blame are the positions of authority,…show more content…
Many people think that the people who acted and who lived with them are the ones to blame. For example, nurse was the one to blame, because she helped Juliet to get married to Romeo and she met Romeo to discuss the marriage with Juliet without Juliet’s parents knowing about the marriage. One evidence that supports my argument is “Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’ cell; There stays a husband to make you a wife. Now comes the wanton blood up in your cheeks: They’ll be in scarlet straight at any news. Hie you to church: I must another way” (II.v.70). This evidence shows how nurse helped Romeo and Juliet to get married in secret without telling anyone. Another example is that how Friar Lawrence helped Juliet to fake her death. To support this argument Friar Lawrence states “ …. Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself, Then is it likely thou wilt undertake A thing like death to chide away this shame, That cop’st with death himself to scape from it; And if thou darest, I’ll give the remedy” (IV.i.70-75). This evidence supports my argument because it shows how Friar Lawrence helped Juliet to fake her death to not get married to prince of Paris. However I do not think that the position of authority is to blame for the cause of Romeo’s and Juliet’s
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