Who Is Who To Blame For Romeo And Juliet

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In the play, Romeo and Juliet, there are many people to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death. This is because Romeo and Juliet both committed suicide. When choosing who to blame, you have to look at who drove them the most. The best choices would be Juliet, Friar Lawrence, and Romeo. These people were picked because they play a big enough role in the deaths because of how much they were involved. Juliet, in opinion, is the most blamable. Juliet is only thirteen and has no clue what love is. “She’s not fourteen” said by Lady Capulet ( DBQ : Project , 2013 ). She is very naive and did not even want to get married when her parents arranged for her to be with Paris. “ It is an honour that I dream not of…. ” said by Juliet ( DBQ : Project ,…show more content…
To start off, Romeo should not have even gone to the Capulet party in the first place, even if it was to spy on Rosaline. As soon as he saw Juliet, he completely forgot about Rosaline. This proves he knows as much about love as Juliet does. After the party he could have just left, but no. He decides to go spy on Juliet like a creep, then climbs her balcony so they can talk and kiss more. The next day he goes to Friar Lawrence and tells him that he is over Rosaline and now he is in love with Juliet. Romeo asks if he will help them. “ In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; ” said by Friar Lawrence ( DBQ : Project , 2013). Romeo then goes and duals Tybalt, and he dies. Romeo is then banished. When this happened, Romeo had already got married to Juliet. Later on, when Romeo finds Juliet, he thinks that she is dead. He could have just waited another minute and she would have woken up, but he went and killed himself. He was so quick he did not even think. After he did this, Juliet woke up and say he was dead so she killed herself because of Romeo’s death. To conclude, many people can be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The main ones, in opinion, are Romeo and Juliet, themselves, and Friar Lawrence. Romeo and Juliet are obvious ones to blame. This is because they are the ones that thought they were in love. They are also the ones that killed themselves. It was their decision to die, so it is their fault. Friar Lawrence only played a part because they trusted him and he had a cause, so he also contributed to the tragedy when he could have stopped
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