Who Is Lord Capulet To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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“Anyone can have a child and call themselves [a parent] but a real parent is someone who puts that child above their own selfish needs and wants.”(unknown) As the judge, my purpose is to provide the victim of Romeo and Juliet’s death a punishment. Many characters had a major impact in Romeo and Juliet’s death. However, Lord Capulet’s impact was massively effective in result of his actions and choices made. Lord Capulet’s emotional ways provide evidence he is trying to involve himself in Juliet’s life. As shown on page 199 (Act 3, Scene 5) when he says, “She refuses? Isn’t she grateful? Isn’t she proud of such a match? Doesn’t she realize what a blessing this is? Doesn’t she realize how unworthy she is of the gentleman we have found to be …show more content…

This is justified on page 221 ( Act 4, Scene 1) where it stated, “Send for the Count. Go tell him about this. I’ll make this wedding happen tomorrow morning.” With this occurrence Romeo wasn’t notified of Juliet taking the sleeping potion, which led Romeo to killing himself with the poison. Finally, on page 203 (Act 3, Scene 5) it says, “He’s the man of any girl’s dreams. But this wretched, whimpering fool, like a whimpering puppet, she looks at this good fortune and answers, “I won’t get married. I can’t fall in love. I’m too young. Please excuse me.” Well, if you won’t get married, I’ll excuse you. Eat wherever you want, but you can no longer live under my roof. Consider that. Think about it. I’m not in the habit of joking. Thursday is coming. Put your hand on your heart and listen to my advice. If you act like my daughter, I’ll marry you to my friend. If you don’t act like my daughter, you can beg, starve and die in the streets. I swear on my soul I will never take you back or do anything for you. Believe me. Think about it. I won’t break this promise.” This statement lets the reader know he’ll abandon her like she was never his child. This became the turning point, and the reason Romeo and Juliet laid to rest. The devastating losses changed the two feuding families

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