Who Was To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death Essay

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Blame for Romeo and Juliet’s Death In Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, their strong love connection cannot keep them apart. Because they cannot bear living apart from each other they both commit suicide in order to stay together forever. Juliet’s father, Capulet, is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because of his words and actions that had many effects on others. Capulet did not listen to Tybalt when he warned him about Romeo being at the party. Tybalt warns him and says “This, by his voice, should be a Montague...” (Act 1, Scene 5, Line 52) Capulet replies by saying “Why, how now, kinsman? Wherefore storm you so?” (Act 1, Scene 5, Line 59) Capulet ignores the worries of Tybalt, but Tybalt is obviously concerned about it if he chose to …show more content…

In contrary to their beliefs, Friar Lawrence only gave them the sleeping pills so they could stay together forever, he was not the cause of their death. He was only trying to help. Juliet felt she needed the pills because it was the only way her and Romeo could stay together. She felt this way because of the actions of her father, Capulet. Friar Lawrence did not cause the death of Romeo and Juliet because if it weren't for her father then she would not have needed the pills at all. Also, Friar Lawrence may be blamed because he helped plan Romeo and Juliet’s wedding and he married them which kept them from being apart, but he is not the one to blame. Because Friar knew how recently Romeo was in love with Rosaline, he was hesitant and Romeo had to convince Friar to marry him and Juliet. Even if Romeo and Juliet were never married by Friar Lawrence, Romeo would search for someone that would marry them. Marriage does not prove love forever, so the action of getting married did not cause their death. Which is why Friar Lawrence did not cause their

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