Lady Capulet To Blame For Romeo And Juliet Case Study

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Have you ever been forced into doing things beyond your will? In the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, Juliet experiences the exact same scenario which results in the tragic death of Romeo (Montague) and Juliet (Capulet). Juliet had fallen in love with Romeo and the two decided to get married. Lady Capulet, Juliet’s, mother, was unaware of the secret marriage and so she pushed Juliet into marrying the noble, county Paris. Lady Capulet did not know about Juliet’s marriage because she never had a close relationship with her daughter. She also encouraged the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues, creating more tension in Romeo and Juliet’s secret marriage. It is because of these three reasons that Lady Capulet is to blame for the tragedy. Lady Capulet is pushing Juliet to marry Paris even though Juliet insists that she does not want to marry him. Instead of Lady Capulet listening to Juliet’s reason for refusal or talking to her, she tells the troubled teen that she must accept the marriage proposal because it is what she wants from Juliet. This night you shall behold him at our feast: Read o’er the volume of…show more content…
She forced Juliet into marrying Paris not knowing that Juliet is in love with and in fact married to Romeo. Lady Capulet is Juliet’s mother and they should have a strong personal understanding of each other. But instead of Lady Capulet raising Juliet, the Nurse did, and she established a stronger bond with Juliet than Lady Capulet had. The Montagues and Capulets have been fighting for many years and Romeo and Juliet, coming from two different families, love each other regardless of the feud. Lady Capulet encouraged the feud between the families and made Romeo and Juliet’s marriage even harder to maintain. Not being able to cope with the situation and the negative input of Lady Capulet, the two star-crossed lovers die, leaving Lady Capulet to blame for the
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