Romeo And Juliet's Suicide

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“Two households, both alike in dignity (In fair Verona, where we lay our scene), From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life” ( Shakespeare,prologue, page 1 lines 0-10). That was talking about the suicides of Romeo and Juliet and the person I hold the most responsible for their deaths is Romeo. Ihave three main reasons why he is the cause of his and juliets death. They are first off he is moody teenage and evey one knows that you cant trust thoes people. Second he makes impulsive irrational decions. And finally he cant get his emontions under controll like most hormonal teens. Now you have…show more content…
Reason one to support that is the first of many bad choices he makes is threatening suicide because his first love interest rosaline isn 't interested in him so he decided that if he couldn 't be with rosaline he would be better off dead. Next is that he married Juliet at first sight, marriage is a life changing decision that should not be made within the first couple hours of knowing someone (he proposed somewhere around two hours after meeting Juliet). Lastly when he gets to the Capulets tomb to find a ‘dead’ juilet he kills himself even though she was actullay sleeping and any clearheaded person would have known that.Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, And death’s pale flag is not advancèd there.”(shakespeare act 5 scene 3 line 100). If he had been thinking romeo would have known that color in the cheeks means that a person is alive and not dead. But since he was so caught up in his thoughts and not reality he makes the irrational of killing himself and so does…show more content…
While I know Romeo is the the cause of his and Juliets death some might argue that it was the friar Lawrence who was the cause of the deaths. To argue for this one might say it was his fault because he allowed Romeo and Juliet to get married even though their families were arch rivals, also you could say it was his fault because he gave the sleeping potion to Juliet and did not tell Romeo she was only sleeping. While those are good points friar Lawrence wasn 't the one who made Romeo and Juliet get married it was their choice. furthermore it wasn 't his fault that Juliet drank the sleeping potion Juliet had free will like any human and it was her decision to to drink It. Finally Friar Lawrence didn 't need to tell Romeo that Juliet was only sleeping because anyone I mean anyone could tell that she was still alive because she still had color in her cheeks. So no finish up Romeo was was the biggest cause of his and Juliets deaths because one he was only a teenager, two he like any teenager made impulsive irrational decisions, and three he was a very emotional person who let his emotions get
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