Romeo And Juliet's Death Quotes

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In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Friar Lawrence is the cause why most characters have died. He is the true villain in the tragic play of two star-crossed lovers. When Romeo and Juliet fell in love and wanted to marry (2.6). Friar Lawrence was the man who married the adolescent characters. After Friar joined Romeo and Juliet, the first people who died were Mercutio and Tybalt (3.1). Romeo could not duel against Tybalt because Tybalt was now family to him, and Romeo loved Tybalt, but could not tell him why due to secrecy. Mercutio found Romeo's surrender womanly and decided to duel Tybalt. This is a quote further explaining why, "This calm submission is dishonorable and vile. The thrust of this sword will end this surrender." (3.2.72.) As Mercutio and Tybalt fight, Romeo intervenes and in doing so, Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm. After the death of Mercutio, Romeo is disheartened by his death and avenges his friend by murdering Tybalt. …show more content…

When Romeo is banished from Verona to Mantua due to his actions, Juliet is heartbroken. But her heart aches even further when she learns that she will be married to Paris. Wanting to escape the marriage and run away with Romeo, Friar Lawrence devises a plan. In this plan, Romeo will take Juliet away after she drinks a potion that will make her fall into a deep slumber for 42 hours, feigning death. Juliet takes the potion and falls asleep, and Paris, who could have married her, visits her tomb in morning. In visiting her, Paris finds Romeo and they fight, leading to Paris’

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