Romeo And Juliet Who Is To Blame Essay

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WHO IS TO BLAME FOR THE DEATH OF ROMEO AND JULIET AND WHY? In Romeo and Juliet it is not just WHO is to blame but what emotions are to blame. This essay will prove it is evident that Romeo, Friar Lawrence and Love are all to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. This will be shown in three key points; firstly, Romeo for being banished; secondly, Friar Lawrence for his part in marrying them and giving Juliet the poison; and thirdly, love as shown by Romeo when he hears Juliet is dead. After completing this it will be evident that Romeo, Friar Lawrence and love are all to blame. Firstly, Romeo is banished from Verona for killing Tybalt, a Capulet, because Tybalt killed Romeo’s best friend Mercutio. This led to Romeo not hearing about the plan to fake Juliet’s death so that she did not have to marry Paris. When Romeo heard she was dead he killed himself, then Juliet awoke and found Romeo dead and killed herself. “Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that killed him, he is banished.” This quote is saying that Romeo killed Tybalt and is now banished because of it. This therefore…show more content…
It is the ultimate act of love- killing yourself for love. (Quote goes here, could not find one!) This therefore shows that love is to blame because Romeo killed himself out of love for Juliet and Juliet killed herself out of love for Romeo. In conclusion Romeo, Friar Lawrence and love are all equally to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo for his immature behaviour and killing Tybalt which made him banished, Friar Lawrence for helping the two lovers in their plans to be together, and love, because Romeo and Juliet were so deeply in love they could not live without each other so they both killed themselves. Without these three key elements in the play Romeo and Juliet would not have been
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