Who's To Blame For The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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There are tragedies everywhere and everytime, with these tragedies you have to blame someone or something for it. In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare they’d blame fate instead of themselves because they could have been responsible for the disaster they caused. Romeo was to blame for the misfortune in the city of verona. Romeo’s responsible for his hastiness, responsible for the deaths that happened in under 3 days and Convincing Friar Lawrence to get Romeo and Juliet.

Romeo’s hastiness was to blame because when he met Juliet for the first time he went to kiss her, here is what Romeo said “Then move not while my prayer’s effect I take (kisses Juliet) Thus from my lips, by thine, my sin is purged.”(1.5.116) Then Juliet asks Romeo if they wanted to get married “If that thy bent of love be honorable, Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow.”(2.2.149) Romeo of course said yes and prepared everything with Friar Lawrence.

When Romeo Tries to Convince Friar Lawrence to marry him and Juliet by saying “I pray
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If only Romeo accepted his duel against Tybalt but he didn’t so Romeo says “Tybalt, the reason that i have to love thee doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting.”(3.1.63). Mercutio gets impatient of Romeo so he challenges Tybalt to a duel. When mercutio is dying Romeo kills Tybalt for revenge. Romeo was banished from Verona by the prince. An apothecary sells him poison to kill himself in Juliet’s tomb because he never received the letter from Friar Lawrence but he did hear about Juliet dead. When Romeo arrives at the tomb Paris is in the way of killing himself Romeo said to Paris”Wilt thou provoke me? Then have at thee boy.”(5.3.70) Romeo kills Paris. When Romeo sees Juliet dead he kisses her one last time and drinks the poison, before Romeo dies he says this” O true apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I
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