What Is The Rivalry Between Romeo And Juliet

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In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet are the protagonist, in my perspective I believe that the rivalry between the two households is the antagonists. I believe that the rivalry is the antagonist because had the rivalry not been in place Romeo and Juliet they would have been able to marry each other without having to hide the relationship. Juliet would not have been force to marry Paris meaning she wouldn't have to drink the vile, and many other conflicts could have been avoided. “O dear account! My life is in my foe’s debt.”(5.1 lns. 17) Romeo here states that his life belongs to a enemy, where if they weren't enemy's it would not have been a problem to be in this relationship. “For this alliance may be so happy prove to turn
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