Tragedy is all around us in the world. The tragedy of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet is that so many people receive fault for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is at fault because he tells Juliet to fake her death and he is unable to communicate this to Romeo. Fate is also to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare writes the play giving the audience the final decision of who is at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
“The lovers want to live in union; the death-dealing feud opposes their desire” (Kahn 185) and the play suddenly turns into a tragedy. Thus, the feud plays a crucial role in the dramatic development of the play. Firstly, it is the feud which causes Tybald to kill Mercutio, as “To Tybald, a sword can only mean a challenge to fight, and peace is such a word” (Kahn 174). Furthermore, due to this conflict Romeo murders Tybald in order to take revenge for his friend’s death and in this way according to Paster he bothers the completion of his secret marriage with Juliet
Death, tragedy, misery, love, and unity, all of these words describe the story of Romeo and Juliet, but it all revolved around Tybalt making his first terrible mistake. In the play Romeo and Juliet written by Shakespeare, the short story is that two young lovers secretly get married, people murder in anger, the two lovers get separated, and then end their lives in a tragic death because of no communication. But, like I said, this all revolves around a mistake Tybalt makes because of the feud between the Capulet (Juliet’s family) and the Montague (Romeo’s family). Tybalt is the character most to blame for the tragic events in Romeo and Juliet because, he killed Mercutio, which lead to Romeo 's banishment, which then leads to the suicides of Romeo
In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, ACT 3, scene 1 is a crucial in creating the circumstances that lead to the tragedy of the play. Shakespeare incorporates tragedy into Romeo and Juliet with the use of plot, language devices and aesthetic features. With these devices Shakespeare integrates poetic dialogue, forbidden love and devastating tragedy into the script of the play. In ACT 3, scene 1, Tybalt kills Mercutio and is killed by Romeo who is then banished by the prince, these unfortunate events contribute to the tragedy of the play. The scene begins with Benvolio and Mercutio hanging out, mocking each other and insulting the Capulets.
In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the children of two rival houses fall in love but were destined to die tragically from the beginning they met. The events causing the death of the star crossed lovers could be traced to Romeo’s best friend Mercutio. Mercutio is the one and only best friend to Romeo. He is very hot tempered, comical, and seems to view life in an unserious manner. He actively teases Romeo about his love life and is the person to stir trouble.
In fact, in the prologue it says “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;” the phrase star-crossed means full of bad luck. So this play is meant to have bad luck (or bad decisions?). When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married or Juliet decides to fake her death and not tell Romeo. Those decisions were foolish and self-centered decisions. Even Romeo stabbing himself after he finds Juliet was a rash decision.
Romeo and Juliet have a lot of bad luck like when the Capulet’s killed a Montague, and when Romeo killed Tybalt. It’s the long-standing family feuding that also kills Romeo and Juliet. The long-standing family feuding causes the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet, which might cause some reckless between the groups. Tybalt always wanted to fight Romeo.
When Juliet is crying over Romeo's banishment, her father tells her to marry Paris to make her happy again. Since Romeo has been banished Juliet fakes her death so she can run away with Romeo. All these examples of dramatic irony heightens the tragedy, and keeps the reader on
Behold the Life of a Tragedy Who is to blame for the disastrous deaths of Romeo and Juliet, people significant to the history of literature? Maybe it is the parents of the two. Maybe it is the children themselves, or maybe it is neither. In this play Written by Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, two lovers take their lives in a twisted way all because of the absurdity from the feud of the Montagues and the Capulets. This main characters in this play are Romeo, Juliet, Tybalt, Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet and Mercutio.
In “The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet”, the reader follows the story of two star-crossed lovers and how they fight through the challenges they face for the sake of love. Although there are many different theories as far as who was responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, fate played a significant role in the unravelling of the events that ultimately lead up to their final demise. One of the first examples of fate in Romeo and Juliet is when Romeo and Peter, Capulet’s ignorant servant, meet. Romeo is strolling down the streets of Verona with Mercutio in tow when he is stopped by Peter who requests that he read the guest list for Capulet’s feast. As he reads off the list, he sees that Rosaline, his love, will be attending.