Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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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. The Prince, for not enforcing harsher discipline, before anyone was killed. The…show more content…
He could have respected her decision to not want to marry and she wouldn’t have had to trick everyone into believing she was dead, which would have saved Romeo’s live which would have saved hers. “A Thursday let it be a’ Thursday, tell her, She shall be married to this noble earl. Will you be ready? Do you like this haste?” “Out you green-sickness carrion, out you baggage, you tallow-face!” Romeo could be blamed for his own death and also the death of the fair lady Juliet, if he hadn’t been so addicted to loving his families’ mortal enemies’ daughter. If he had stayed in love with Rosaline then he never would have had to be defended by Mercutio in which battle Mercutio lost his life. Mercutio’s death caused Romeo to want to avenge him by killing Tybalt, which he ended up doing which caused him to be banished, which played a big part in Juliet’s death like state, which when Romeo saw he killed himself. And then when Juliet saw Romeo’s lifeless body, she killed herself as well. Benvolio could be blamed for Romeo and Juliets death as he practically forced Romeo to go to the Capulet’s ball, where he met Juliet and then everything went from
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