Who Was To Blame For Romeo And Juliet Essay

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In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, a calamity event affected the Capulets and Montagues. But who was really to blame for all of this chaos? I blame Romeo and fate for it. Romeo can be blamed because he was being disloyal to his family after he learned about the party; his reason to go was to find Rosaline, but instead, he found Juliet. The day after the party, Mercutio and Tybalt would fight because of Romeo, which would lead to Mercutio’s death, then Romeo would avenge Mercutio by killing Tybalt, after this Romeo is into exile. Fate can also be blamed for this because it displayed a vision to Romeo of how his life would play out and it guided Romeo with his emotions. One reason i blame Romeo is that he was disloyal to his family when Peter came to him, inquiring for him “God ‘i’ good e’en, i pray, sir, can you read?” (Act I, Scene ii). With Romeo eventually replying, “Ay, if I know the letters and the language” (Act I, Scene ii). Even though Romeo’s offer was to read the letter, he would later question Peter, and learn that there was a party which was held by the Capulets. This party would lead to Romeo meeting Juliet, and in three days time, both of them dying. Another …show more content…

Romeo responds “ I do protest I never injured thee. But love thee better than thou canst devise, till thou shalt know reason of my love” (Act III, Scene i). After this line, Mercutio draws his sword out of feeling dishonored by how Tybalt is speaking with Romeo. Afterwards, Tybalt draws his sword, Romeo responds “ Draw, Benvolio; beat down their weapons” (Act III, Scene i). Mercutio dies soon after this line. Once he does, Romeo fights Tybalt for killing Mercutio, and then Tybalt dies from fighting. This angered the Prince, stating to Montague “And for that offense immediately we do exile him hence” (Act III, Scene

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