Who Is Responsible For Romeo And Juliet's Deaths

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Who is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths? While reading The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet many have noticed the climax of the play. In this climax, we were presented with a scene where Romeo and Juliet take their life away. With this scene in mind many people believe that it was Romeo and Juliet who are responsible for their deaths. Other people speculate that the couple’s deaths were caused by other characters in the play like Friar Lawrence, the prince, or Tybalt. When analyzing the play, information sprouted up revealing who or whom are responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. It was their families, but more importantly the feud that they had between each other that led to the demise of Romeo and Juliet. Here are some of the many reasons why it was their families’ feud that is responsible for Romeo and Juliet 's curtains to be drawn. First of all, in (The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Act 3, 427 - 428), one of the members of the Capulet party, Tybalt fights Mercutio, a member of the Montague family, which leads to Mercutio’s death. The reason why Tybalt fights Mercutio is because Tybalt is displeased when he spots Romeo, a Montague at a Capulet party. When Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo gets enraged and kills Tybalt. This event leads to Romeo’s banishment. Another reason why the families are at fault is because it made all the characters to be enemies to each other. The feud causes many fights between both families like the town square fight and the fight
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