Who Was Responsible For The Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet Research Paper

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Romeo and Juliet: Argumentative Writing Who is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare violence and rivalry. This tragic story is based in Verona, Italy. Although, much could have been done to prevent their suicides, these “star-crossed lovers” ultimately are not able to avoid their destiny. A series of unfortunate circumstances result in disaster and even though many people could be to blame for their deaths, Friar Laurence, guilt, and the marriage of Romeo and Juliet play a particularly integral role. Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Friar Laurence is to blame for the deaths of the two, because he helped them get married in Act 1 Scene 2. Another reason he is to blame is, because he helped Juliet fake her own death so that she would not be able to marry Paris and during the funeral they had for her he went along with it knowing that she was not really dead. Lastly, if he did not give Friar John the letter to deliver to Romeo and delivered it himself then the deaths would not have happened. Friar John could not deliver the letter because he stopped at a house for the sick and got locked in and could not leave. …show more content…

They were also impatient, and rushed to do things. Regardless of if they loved each other or not they would not be able to be together, because of the feud between the families and the fact that Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. When Romeo was approaching the masquerade ball, he says “Some consequence yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night’s revels, and expire the term of a despised life closed in my breast by some vile forfeit of untimely death…”. In Act 1 Scene 5 Romeo kisses Juliet and he also finds out that she is a Capulet and says to himself that his life is in the hands of his

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