Main Conflicts in Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is arguably the most famous love story of all time. It's the story of a boy and a girl from belligerent families who meet and fall in love. However their lives were far from perfect, they encountered many obstacles along the way - a grudge between their families made it impossible for them to seek approval; the fight between Romeo and Juliet's loved ones with an outcome that affects their destiny and the question for Juliet to follow her heart or her family orders. All of theses conflicts played key rolls contributing in the development of the plot and the characters, unfortunately the story ends with death for both lovers, tragically.

Forbidden love, when society prohibits two people from
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Hence, Mercutio departed earth and watched the rest of the story from above, little did he know someone would soon be watching with him. When Romeo discovered that Mercutio was no longer with him, animosity and venom flowed through his vains. Revenge, was the only word in Romeos mind; he did not want Tybalt to get away with murdering his friend. Subsequently, Romeo approached Tybalt with a sword in his hands and spoke the words of a grieving man, "That late thou gavest me, for Mercutio’s soul. Is but a little way above our heads, Staying for thine to keep him company. Either thou or I, or both, must go with him." (3.1.122-125). In translation, Romeo spoke to Tybalt saying Mercutio is in heaven watching us as we speak, he is waiting for someone to go give him company, either you or me or both of us. Next, Romeo's sword punctured through Tybalts skin and Tybalt was on his way to meet Mercutio once again. Consequently, due to the proclamation the prince made earlier stating that the next Montague or Capulet that disturbs the peace of Verona will be sentenced to death. The Prince, Benvolio and Lady Capulet discussed the events that took place, with the ruling that was expressed through the words of Escales, "Therefore use none. Let Romeo hence in haste, Else, when he’s found, that hour is his last." (3.1.190-191), they banished Romeo from the city, and if
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