What Are The Rivals In Romeo And Juliet

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Love, most people would say it 's a wonderful thing, but is it worth your life? In William Shakespeare 's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the leading cause of Romeo and Juliet 's death was the external conflict of the two families feud with each other. The Capulet’s and the Montague 's have had a long history of being rivals. From the very first scene in the play it obvious that they have so much hatred towards each other they just fight to be fighting.”Draw if you be men” (I.i.55) this quote really shows that the families had a huge rivalry Sampson and Abram (the ones that started the fight), weren 't even family members, they were just servants of the two families.The fact that Romeo was a Montague and Juliet was a Capulet, of course, it would be a problem if they got married. When Romeo and Juliet met it was unexpected, they had no idea that they came from the rival families, but it was love at first sight. They didn 't care that they were from different families, it didn 't stop them from getting married. But it did stop them from telling their parents, they thought it would start a huge fight and everyone would get hurt or even the death sentence. Juliet is only 13, the last thing she should be worried about is marriage.When Lady…show more content…
There are many conflicts in the story, an opposing person might say that it was the friar 's fault that they died. I disagree if they weren 't too afraid about the outcome if they told their parents Juliet wouldn 't have had to go ask Friar Laurence for a plan. Due to Romeo being banished for killing Tybalt, it would take a couple of days for him to get any communication to or from anyone in Verona. Therefore, it 's not the friar 's fault that he didn 't receive the letter, it the parent 's faults for having such a big deal over each other. In conclusion, the leading cause of Romeo and Juliet 's death in William Shakespeare 's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet was the external conflict of the two
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