Romeo And Juliet Death

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While the death of Romeo and Juliet caused a truce between their families, someone is still to blame for the tragic event. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is about two star-crossed lovers who have a forbidden love, because of a feud between their families. They try many ways to make their love work out, including an intelligent plan made by their friar, but it go so well.. The two kill themselves due to a misunderstanding of events. Many characters in the story could be held responsible for the blame of the two lovers’ death. A common debate is as to which are the main ones accused. The families of the starcrossed pair, and the fate of their love are to blame, but their Friar is carrying the most responsibility for their deaths. Romeo and Juliet’s families, the Montagues and Capulets are forces held to blame for their children’s suicides. Juliet’s father, Capulet, scolds Juliet for not wanting to marry Paris, a bachelor prince her parents had set up for her. Juliet wants to marry Romeo only. “Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch! I tell thee what: get thee to church o’Thursday. Or never look me in the face. Speak not, reply not, do not answer me. My fingers itch…(Document D)” Capulet is telling Juliet she must go to the church Thursday and marry Paris, if she tries to talk back again, he will hit her. Juliet’s mother is also rushing her daughter’s marriage. “Well, think of marriage now; younger than you. (Document B) ” Juliet’s mother is telling her she has
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