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Why Is Capulet To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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Capulet is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he over pressured Juliet to marry Paris. Juliet was married to Romeo at this point in the story. When she refused to marry Paris her father Capulet became extremely angry and threatened to disown her if she did not go through with the wedding. Angrily he stated, “Get thee to church a Thursday / Or never after look me in the face”(III.V.161-162). With this statement, Capulet showed how he cared more about how the family continues that Juliet’s happiness. This threat continued for quite some time and Capulet went on to say, “An you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets,/ For, by my soul, I’ll ne’er acknowledge thee”(III.V.193/194). These harsh words only fueled Juliet’s
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