Explain Who Is To Blame For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Romeo and Juliet is a play written by William Shakespeare around 1597. The play is a love story that ends in the death of the main characters. The play progresses through a sequence of events and characters, that contribute to this sad ending. When studying the play, students always have to decide which character was the most to blame for this demise. There is plenty of support to blame Romeo.
The first reason, why Romeo is to blame because he killed Tybalt which caused him to be banished from Verona. In Act 3 Scene 3, Romeo shows his disappointment, “There is no world without Verona walls, but purgatory, torture, hell itself. Hence banishment from the world and world's exile is death”. The banishment made Romeo not think clearly, which caused him to be more desperate and impatient.
Another reason, that Romeo is to blame because he was impatient to wait for the
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I disagree but I do see why they feel that strongly about the Nurse. Most people think the Nurse was the one that allowed Juliet to get marry Romeo. Act 2, Scene 5, the Nurse helps arrange the time and place of the marriage. The Nurse says “then hie you hence, to Friar Laurence's cell; there stays a husband to make you a wife”. If the Nurse had not encouraged Juliet to get married, Juliet may have slowed down the relationship long enough to see flaws in Romeo. The Nurse was hired by the parents to be a babysitter for Juliet, and the Nurse was not responsible to the capulets. While I think Romeo is the most to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet, It could be said that the Nurse is the most to be blamed.
Having exposed the many flaws in Romeo, it is easy to understand why Romeo so tragically influenced the deaths of Juliet and himself. Shakespeare knew that writing a play with such strong negative personality traits in his characters would help his audiences to learn and avoid those same destructive
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