Who Is To Blame For Romeo's Death

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Name Mrs. Thornton English H 2A 19 January 2013 Romeo and Juliet Essay Test Romeo and Juliet is a beautifully written play that has romance, violence, and tragedy. In the play, six characters end up dead, both the main characters and some minor ones. There are many people to blame for each death, but I believe certain characters are in fault. I put the blame on Romeo and Juliet's forbidden love for the death of Paris. For the death of Romeo's mother, I put the blame on Tybalt and for Mercutio's death, Romeo is to blame. Romeo and Juliet are the offspring of the two most important families in Verona, who are also enemies. When they meet each other, they automatically fall in love, and start defying the feud. It is Romeo and Juliet's forbidden love that gets Paris killed. When Romeo is in the tomb to see Juliet's 'dead' body, he comes across Paris. There, Paris and Romeo fight and Romeo wins. If Paris was to have leaved Romeo alone when he said, "Fly hence and leave me. I beseech thee, youth, put a sin upon my head By urging me to fury. O, be gone! By heaven, I love thee better than myself, For I come hither armed against myself. Stay not, be gone. Live, and hereafter say A madman's mercy bid thee run away," then Paris's life would have been spared. In a sense, Paris made his own…show more content…
Although if the feud between the Capulet's and the Montague's was to have never existed, then all of the characters would have been alive. Romeo and Juliet could have lived happily ever after, Mercutio could go back to being Romeo's witty friend, Tybalt could go back to being the vain, and fashionable cousin of Juliet, and Romeo's mother could go back to loving Lord Montague. But, all those actions and consequences is what makes Romeo and Juliet a tragedy, by having forbidden love and the somber theme of
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