The Capulets To Blame In Romeo And Juliet

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The Capulets And Montagues: The Ones To Truly Blame Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy where the four teenagers die because of a feud going on between two noble families. Their death is a mix everyone’s fault, but it is mainly the Capulets and Montagues fault. Although the two families thought they were doing good for their children, they were hateful towards each other, too stubborn to try to resolve the feud, and Lord and Lady Capulet were very hard on Juliet when she refused to marry Paris. The Capulets and Montagues thought the feud wouldn’t do any harm, but the hate towards each other caused the four teenagers to die. For instance, Shakespeare says: Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay or scene, From…show more content…
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life, (prologue.1-6) The feud had been going on four many years and no one tried to resolve the feud. As a result of the feud, the two star-crossed lovers took their lives. The two families found no reason to resolve then feud, but instead provoke it “My sword, I say! Old Montague is come, /And flourishes his blade in spite of me.” (1.1.75-76) As a result of their hate, both Tybalt and Mercutio died while fighting with other side, and Romeo and Juliet died because of the feud. Both families are very stubborn, they both refused to solve a feud that they didn’t even know the reason for the feud. By thee, old Capulet and Montague, Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets, And made Verona’s ancient citizens Cast by their grave beseeming ornament To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker’d with peace, to part your canker’d hate (1.1.88-93) The prince is telling both families that their feud is not only affecting them, but also everyone around them too. All the citizens are scared because of this feud. Where are these enemies? Capulet! Montague! See, what a scourge is laid upon your
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