Next, the threats Tybalt sends Romeo also lead up to the suicides and the cause of death. Tybalt approaches Romeo and tries to start a fight by saying, “Romeo the love I bear thee can afford no better term than this: thou art a villain” (119). The constant threats Tybalt sends Romeo endanger his own family. Romeo was told if a family member of his or himself gets in Tybalt swore to himself that he would seek revenge on Romeo for crashing the party. Tybalt’s threats eventually become a full out issue for Romeo.
If Mercutio let Romeo fight with Tybalt he might still be alive. Mercutio said “O Clam, dishonourable, vile submission,” when Tybalt was beaten up Romeo. It was his own fault the Tybalt killed him because he could have stood back and watched Romeo fight Tybalt
In the streets when Romeo and his friends were walking he couldn’t stand his pride being hurt at the party so he started a fight by making fun of Mercutio. He got mad very quickly and the two drew swords. In the end Tybalt killed Mercutio and this upset Romeo even more. At first he didnt want to fight Tybalt because now by marriage they were related but Tybalt didnt know that but at the sight of his dying friend Romeo killed Tybalt in an instant. The result of that was Romeo had been banished for murdering Tybalt.
After Mercutio’s death, Romeo lashes out, thus leading to another one of his impulsive acts, seeking revenge on Tybalt for killing his best friend. Just before running off to take vengeance on Tybalt, Romeo states, “This day's black fate on more days doth depend; this but begins the woe others must end” (3.1.120-121) Because Romeo intuitively pursues Tybalt; he is killed as well, fueling the ever burning family rivalry. Romeo is then banished causing his mother, Lady Montague, to die of a broken heart in her sorrow for the loss of her only son. The morning after her death, Lord Montague said to the Friar, “Alas, my liege, my wife is dead to-night! Grief of my son's exile hath stopp'd her breath.” (5.3.219-220).
Human actions form a major part of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Who is ultimately responsible for the death of the two young lovers? In the famous play, “Romeo and Juliet” written by William Shakespeare, the two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet, lose their lives to be with each other, and the question is, who is guilty of pushing them to taking their own lives? Lots of different people can be blamed for Romeo and Juliet’s death, like Father Lawrence, the apothecary, the Montagues and Capulets, Romeo and Juliet themselves, and even the Prince. Father Lawrence, for not making sure Romeo received the letter explaining that Juliet was only in a death like state.
Till Death Do Us Part A person of power is responsible for those underneath them. In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, there are many people who were the reason of their death. Tybalt is one of the persons who caused the death of Romeo and Juliet, because he killed Romeo’s best friend, with the death of Mercutio Romeo thought it was the right thing to go kill Tybalt, Romeo didn’t think of the consequences of murdering Tybalt and was banished from Verona. Capulet didn’t think at all about his daughter Juliet of how she felt about marrying Parris, he rushed into things and didn’t mind talking to his own daughter about her feelings and that was one reason she died because she did not love Parris and didn’t want to marry him. Though there are many characters Friar Lawrence is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
Both their families had a conflict that was full of privileges. Romeo killed someone in Verona which got him banished from the city. Romeo and Juliet died together by suicide. Friar Lawrence is the person that is responsible for their deaths. Friar knew about the problems between the Montague's and Capulet's yet he still marries Romeo and Juliet.
The following day, Tybalt killed Mercutio in a battle between the two. The death of Mercutio infuriated Romeo to such an extent that he killed Tybalt with his bare hands and sword. The prince had found out about Romeo’s actions and decided to punish Romeo by banishing him from the town. Moments after Romeo and Juliet had first met, they found out about the true identity if each other. It broke their hearts to know that their families were enemies who loathed each other and their chances of being married were little.
Fight your way out, / or run for it, if you think you can escape death. / I doubt one man of you skins by…” (705). By destroying the suitors, Odysseus used violence once again as a way to satisfy his need for vengeance, despite the fact that the suitors offered alternate ways to pay him back. Since the suitors betrayed him, pursued his beloved wife Penelope, and threatened to take his place as king, Odysseus felt the need to slaughter the suitors as the most sufficient way to retaliate. “Death at the Palace” suggests Ancient Greeks considered violent revenge adequate.