Essay Who Is Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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The story Romeo and Juliet is known as one of the most beautiful love stories ever told. Despite the tragic ending many view the famous story as romantic but sorrowful. Shakespeare takes two star-crossed lovers full of passion and rushes them in to love too quickly. This causes them to take their lives so they can be together forever. Many wonder “Who is responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet?” Some believe that it was not just one person who takes the blame, but a number of people. Friar Lawerence, the two lovers, and their parents all have a part in the tragedy that is Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawerence has a big part in the death of the two lovers. He believes that marrying Romeo and Juliet will end the feud between their families, but it only makes matters worse. Now Juliet is a wife but has to marry someone else in just a few days. This causes her to panic and run to her last resort, Friar Lawerence. Friar believes that giving her a potion to make it seem like Juliet has died will resolve the problem. After the funeral Juliet is placed in a tomb until Romeo arrives but Friar Lawerence’s letter to Romeo explaining what has taken place never arrives to him. Romeo assumes Juliet has passed away and takes his life to be with her. Friar Lawerence urges Juliet to come out of the tomb with him but…show more content…
Romeo and Juliet are “enemies” because of the feud between their families. If it was not for the hate between the two they would not have to marry in secret and kill each other to be together. Juliet’s parents also make her marry Paris but she cannot because she is already married. This leads to the faking of her death and the over all death of the two lovers. Their parents keep the two apart when all they want is to be with each other. Their parents are the reason for the hatred of the families and the death of innocent people such as Tybalt, and
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