Tybalt Is To Blame For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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Tybalt is responsible for the Romeo and Juliet's tragedy. Tybalt likes to fight. Tybalt is an angry person. He misunderstands Romeo and his friends throughout the play. Tybalt caused Romeo to become exiled which lead to miscommunication. Friar Lawrence was not all to blame for the tragedy. Tybalt was ultimately the reason why Romeo killed himself.
Tybalt misunderstands why Romeo and Benvolio were at the ball. Romeo went to the ball to meet Rosaline. Tybalt heard Romeo’s voice and became very angry as he thought Romeo was there to trash the ball: “Tybalt: This, by his voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy... ...Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain that is hither come in spite,To scorn at our solemnity this night.” (Shakespeare) Tybalt wanted to start a fight but Capulet stopped him. Tybalt’s anger for Romeo bottled up which lead to Romeo and him fighting and Romeo did not want to be in it. Tybalt killed Mercutio, Romeo's friend, which lead Romeo to avenge his friend’s death.Then Romeo was exiled, “Prince: And for that offence Immediately we do exile him...” for killing Tybalt. He …show more content…

Romeo had to live in Mantua Where he could not easily talk to Friar Laurence and Juliet. Due to the miscommunication, Romeo’s servant Balthasar told him that Juliet was dead even though she actually drank a potion that made her sleep for 42 hours. “Balthasar: Her body sleeps in Capel's monument, And her immortal part with angels lives. I saw her laid low in her kindred's vault...” (Shakespeare) Romeo did not receive the letter that Friar John was supposed to deliver to him. This misinformation caused Romeo to buy poison, take a horse to Verona, and kill himself next to Juliet. Romeo receiving only the news that Juliet died, and being an amorous, hasty, young man, decided to kill himself next to the not-so-dead Juliet. If Romeo didn’t have to got to Mantua, things would have been much

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