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

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William Shakespeare’s most known play is Romeo and Juliet for the tragedy that happened to these two star-crossed lovers, but who is to blame for the deaths of these two? In the play Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence, Love, and Family are the cause of Romeo and Juliet’s death. Friar Lawrence is the most to blame for the deaths of these two, he could have prevented the death of Romeo and Juliet if he had thought things more through. Love is second most to blame for their death because when people are in love mistakes and dumb things are done. Family is least to blame out of these three, but still played a big part in the deaths of these two because of how they influenced their decisions.. Friar Lawrence is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo …show more content…

When people are in love they most likely do things to rash and quick without thinking of the consequences in the future or how it will affect everyone else in their lives. This is Romeo and Juliet, they decided they were so in love they wanted to marry each other the next day. If either of them had thought of what terrible things this would bring to both of them because of how quick they were moving, they would realize how bad of an idea it is to get married after knowing each other for only three or four hours. In the prologue, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life” (DBQ: Project, 2013), Romeo and Juliet are destined to take their life after one another. With a misunderstanding that Juliet is dead, Romeo drinks poison to die with his lover. However, when Juliet awakens from her slumber from the potions effect, she sees Romeo dead and stabs herself with Romeo’s dagger. They were so in ‘love’ they would rather die than live without the other, though this sounds sweet, remember there is always more people out there and based on how quick Romeo falls in ‘love’ this should not be a …show more content…

If you ask anyone they will tell you how much family can influence your decisions, no one wants to disappoint their family. In “Act I, S. iii”, “I was your mother much upon these years That you are now a maid. Thus then in brief: The valiant paris seeks you for his love…. What say you? can you love the gentleman?...Speak briefly, can you like of Paris’ love?” (DBQ: Project, 2013), Lady Capulet puts some pressure on Juliet to like Paris and marry him. Lady Capulet tries to tell her marriage and families is what girls her age are having already and she needs to be like the other girls. Family influence people more than anyone else in our lives, so when Lady Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris for the good of the family Juliet tried her best to like him. The feud between the Capulets and Montagues also did not help with Romeo and Juliet being married in

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