Romeo And Juliet Consequences

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Andrea Kovacic Mrs.Hiripitiyage English 1 3rd Hour Romeo & Juliet In Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, a pair of star-crossed lovers turn their love for each other into a tragedy. Usually when people rush into love there is not a very good outcome. Also by keeping their love a secret, Romeo and Juliet did not think of their consequences, which then led to their deaths. Romeo & Juliet’s deaths were caused by the Capulets, Romeo, and Friar Lawrence. One of the main reasons as to why Romeo and Juliet died was the feud between the two families, the Capulets and the Montegues. In this story, the Nurse was the one who kept secrets and helped Romeo and Juliet with their relationship. “Hie you to church; I must another way,…show more content…
At the balcony scene both Romeo and Juliet confess their love for each other, and then decide to get married the next morning. “O, wit thou leave me so unsatisfied?” (2.2.136). Because of rushing their love and getting married so quickly, they both ended up facing consequences. Also, when Romeo slays Tybalt for Mercutio’s death, Romeo is banished from Verona by the Prince. “And for that offense / immediately we do exile him hence. / I have an interest in your hates proceeding” (3.2.202-204). This also causes problems later on in the play. If Romeo had not stabbed Tybalt he would not have been banished, causing Juliet to be depressed, and want to kill herself. Near the end of the play Romeo decides to kill himself, because he found of that Juliet is “dead.” He goes to the Apothecary to purchase a poison he will drink. “Let me have / A dram of poison, such soon-speeding gear / As will disperse itself through all the veins / That the life-weary taker may fall dead…” (5.1.63-66). As soon as Romeo dies, Juliet finally wakes up. She notices Romeo next to her, dead, and takes his dagger and stabs herself. By making stupid mistakes and not thinking of an outcome to things, Romeo has caused both the deaths of himself and
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