In the tragic romance, Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare displays an example of how teenage love can embrace the feelings of the young but also cause destruction, not only in their lives but also the people’s lives around them. This story shows how others opinions and thoughts can affect the people close to them. But who is responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? The death of these star crossed lovers was not only the teenagers fault but also their family and friends such as, their parents, Friar Lawrence, and the nurse. Romeo and Juliet’s parents play a major role in the death of their children; both families hate each other due to an ancient feud between the Montague’s and Capulet’s. When Romeo and Juliet met each other …show more content…
The Nurse is the only other person that knew about the secret relationship between Romeo and Juliet. She was sort of Juliet’s messenger in the story, she told Romeo about the marriage and when he was going to see Juliet again. Then towards the ending of the story she started realizing that Juliet’s parents were not going to let her marry anyone but Paris. So Nurse tried to help Juliet realize that, and it only made Juliet more upset and run off to Friar. When Juliet was upset she told Nurse that she was going to pay respects, nurse knew that wasn’t true and did nothing about it, if Nurse would have stopped Juliet from going to Friar she could have prevented the whole plan and stopped the events leading to Romeo and Juliet’s death. But Romeo and Juliet made it very difficult for the Nurse and Friar help them because they wanted nothing but to be together and they wouldn’t wait for anything. In the end everyone had something to do with their deaths big or small one event lead to the other and caused the tragic ending. The whole story could lead back to the ancient feud, but in the end it could have been prevented. They died because of many things and it would be difficult to pinpoint one single event, no one person could have prevented the entire ending, but it didn’t have to end the way it did. Romeo and Juliet are two young teens who wanted only one thing, to be together peacefully;
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a book of fate and how everyone in the world affects the happenings of this world. The author of this extraordinary book is William Shakespeare. Although Romeo and Juliet killed themselves, there were many people responsible for their deaths. It is arguable that the parents of the two lovers, Friar Laurence, and Romeo and Juliet themselves were the most responsible, some could say that the other main characters like Mercutio, Benvolio, Tybalt, the Nurse, and Paris were involved as well. There were many people responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, although they took their own lives, they were not all to blame.
Did you ever wonder what was the main reason for the deaths in Romeo & Juliet. This play is about Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare. The story started off with two families fuding. Romeo, one of the main characters, in love with another woman. He was later rejected by her, and then turned into a state of depression. His friend, Mercutio, decided that he should go to a party to get over the rejection. When Romeo arrived he looked for Rosaline, instead he found Juliet. Him and Juliet fell in love the same night, later they decided to get married. The next day they married, and Romeo went home to get ready to celebrate. On his way home Mercutio and Tybalt got into a fight causing Mercutio to die. Romeo killed Tybalt, then got banished. Juliet
Romeo and Juliet, the Shakespearean playwright of two star crossed lovers, ends in two tragic deaths of both Romeo and Juliet. Who can be hold responsible for their deaths, when so many things went wrong along the way? Many could be held responsible for the deaths of the two lovers, but Romeo himself deserves to carry the heavier load of responsible for not only his death, but the death of his lover, Juliet as well. The young boy’s acts of irresponsibility, impulse, belligerence, immaturity, and streak of bad decisions only brought definite consequences to both himself and Juliet.
It was a shock to Juliet that she didn’t support as before. The nurse played as an important role to her, however it wasn’t how Juliet was expected it was going to happen. Juliet was left on her own to make some very important decisions at the age of 15. I believe that if the Nurse had been around to help Juliet things may have turned out differently. Strangely, she advised Juliet to forget about Romeo and marry Paris, betraying Juliet’s trust by advocating a false marriage: “I think it best you married with the County. O, he’s a lovely gentleman. Romeo’s a dish clout to him”(3.5.218). Juliet can’t believe that the Nurse offers such a course of action after the Nurse praised Romeo and helped bring the couple together. She could not have gone to Lady Capulet or Lord Capulet, because they would not have understood.
Love is like a flame, it provides you with warmth, but too much of it can also burn you. Such is the plot of the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. It is a tragedy about two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who unfortunately, belong to families who bear an ancient grudge against each other. In the play, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and quickly decide to marry each other. At the end, Romeo and Juliet’s decisions cause their untimely death, but in reality, there were other people who also contributed to the lover’s death. Friar Laurence, the Nurse and Lord Capulet are responsible for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
The story of Romeo and Juliet is the best tragedy ever to be written. The tale of two adolescents taking their lives because of their love for one another has inspired a lot of controversy as to whether the adults surrounding these adolescents could have done something to prevent this tragedy. The truth is the adults in the situation are ultimately to blame for the deaths of their love struck teens. This essay will explain why Friar Laurence, Nurse and to a lesser extent Mercutio, caused the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
In conclusion, the parents’ of Romeo and Juliet were at fault for the death of their children. The lovers wouldn’t have had to hide their love if they weren’t afraid of their parents’. Both Romeo and Juliet’s parents’ grudge and selfishness hurt their children. These 2 lovers had a future, but old grudges and pure hate ended it before it
For me, Romeo and Juliet´s death has not just one person to blame. There are some people that could have done things differently to avoid the deaths, but that does not necessarily mean these people has the blame for it. Because most of these people were not aware of the damage they were causing with their actions. So if your action cost two people their life, not on purpose, does it really mean you are the one to blame?
Romeo and Juliet are dead. There is no bringing them back. We can, however, examine all of the facts and decide who is to blame. This way, we can hopefully prevent something like this from ever happening, again. In this essay, it will be argued that Friar Laurence, Lord Capulet, and Tybal are the people responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.
Is “Their parents’ strife” the reason why Romeo and Juliet’s love prove to be fatal? The world renowned play “Romeo and Juliet”, written by William Shakespeare in the 1590s, contains many different themes and events that can be linked to one another. Romeo and Juliet’s parents’ strife is not the only cause of their fatal love, but one of the many. Other causes include the decision made by Friar Lawrence, in which the path he decide to lead the event to; the boldness actions of Romeo and Juliet, in which grief and anger had taken over their actions at times and made the wrong decisions.
The story of Romeo and Juliet is about when two star-crossed lovers see each other for the first time and instantly fall in love, but one thing is that their families despise each other. The Capulets and the Montagues. Romeo and Juliet are arranging their marriage the day after they meet, the wedding is held by Friar Lawrence. Benvolio, Mercutio, Romeo's friends go to the square and end up getting into a fight with some of the Capulets kinsmen. Tybalt, a Capulet, slays Mercutio and Romeo steps in and kills Tybalt, in who was his cousin by marriage.
Throughout the story of Romeo and Juliet, several characters die for different reasons. The first death occurred when Tybalt, a Capulet, stabbed Mercutio, a Montague, from under Romeo’s arm. In revenge for Mercutio’s death, Romeo killed Tybalt (Act 3, Scene 1). Because of this action, Romeo was banished from the city and Lady Montague died from a heart attack once she heard of this news. Paris was also killed by Romeo in a duel. Moreover, convinced that Juliet was truly dead, Romeo drank a poison and died. A little later when Juliet awoke from the potion, she discovered Romeo dead. In result, she killed herself with his dagger (Act 5, Scene 3). At the end of the story, there were a total of six deaths. Each death occurred as a result of something. If there wasn’t a feud from the beginning, so many deaths could have been prevented from occurring.
In the end, the parents of Romeo and Juliet are to blame for the deaths of their own children. Their feud, forcing of Juliet to wed Paris, and haste to bring this about caused Romeo and Juliet to perish. It was as if the parents of both families unwittingly left a cigar burning as they went out fishing and came back to a heaping pile of ashes that once was what they called “daughter” and
The reason as to why people say the nurse is at fault is because, she let them see each other, she delivered messages for them, and she turned her back on Juliet. The nurse was one of the two, the other being Friar Laurence that knew of Romeo and Juliet’s wedding. The nurse let them get married and let the see each other. The nurse communicates with Romeo for Juliet and tells Juliet where to go to marry Romeo. When things started to get complicated with Juliet being told she was marrying Paris the nurse turned her back on Juliet.
The play by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, shows that Romeo and Juliet are too young to be blamed for their tragic and untimely end. This complex love story had no sole person to blame. While Romeo and Juliet were partly responsible despite their young age, there were many other factors that contributed to their deaths. Miscommunication and poor decisions from the Friar, the Nurse’s betrayal on Juliet, and the ongoing family feuding were all factors that ultimately led to the tragedy.