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Who Is Responsible For The Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Romeo and Juliet Essay Romeo and Juliet suffered tragic and untimely deaths, far to early in their lives. In the story of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet fall in love with each other upon first sight. As the story goes on, they try harder, and harder to be with each other. With a long-standing family feud, they both end up suffering terrible deaths. Although Romeo and Juliet were directly responsible for their own deaths, fate and family feud are the actual reason they died. Some people may think that Tybalt and Lord Capulet are the main cause of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths, but they are wrong. People would think this because; Tybalt got Romeo banished from Verona, and Lord Capulet pushed Juliet into an unwanted marriage. That may be a factor, but the actual main reason is because of their fate and the family feud. Once they met, they knew that it was fate; they knew that they loved each other. With the families’ hatred towards each other, there would be no way for them to be together. Although Tybalt and Lord Capulet may have contributed towards this tragedy, it was not the most…show more content…
If the families would have ended the feud, Romeo and Juliet could have been together. “That heavens finds means to kill your joys with love, And I for wink at your discords, have too lost a brace of kinsmen’s” (910). The prince is saying that if the feud were to never have happened, Romeo and Juliet would still be alive. If there were no feud, Romeo would not have been banished from Verona. Tybalt and Romeo would not have fought, if there were no feud; they would not have been enemies. Also if there was not a feud Romeo and Juliet would not have had to be secretive. Lord Capulet would have known she did not want to marry Paris, but instead Romeo. Lastly, the feud resulted in more deaths than what could have been, without the
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