How Is Romeo And Juliet A Tragedy

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Romeo and Juliet as a Tragedy

A romantically fatal twist and a huge feud, this is one heck of a journey for a couple star crossed lovers. Romeo and Juliet is a special play written by none other than William Shakespeare. This is only just one of William Shakespeares many plays he has written over the course of his life. This play was definitely one of his more popular plays, if not his most popular play. William, in total has written 37 plays in his lifetime. Romeo and Juliet takes place in the two cities of Verona and Mantua, in beautiful Italy. This a big tragedy and therefore their end fate is death. These tragedies include the big feud between the Capulets and the Montagues, the many deaths of many characters that occur and finally forbidden
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Since the family feud between the Capulets and the Montagues. Romeo is from the Montague side, while Juliet belongs to the Capulet side. Romeo found out she was a Capulet when the nurse had told Juliet that her mother was calling her and needed her. When Juliet was gone, Romeo had asked the nurse “Who is her mother”, and she respond that her mother was Lady Capulet. Throughout the whole play, many things are said of how this love was not meant to be, and how it could be dangerous to the feud if they were caught together. Juliet says one of the most famous lines “O’ Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” (2.2.33). She also says “ Deny thy father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.” (2.2.34-36). This love would be very hard to keep on track since the hatred between the Capulets and the Montagues was very strong. Romeo says “ Is she a Capulet? O dear account! my life is my foe’s debt.” (1.5.117-118). This shows Romeo’s fault in having kissed Juliet. It proves that Romeo’s parents express the hatred between the families so much, that Romeo knows he has done wrong.

Overall, Romeo and Juliet is considered a Tragedy. Many key points help explain and make it easier and more clear to see. As listed above, these include; The big family feud, all the deaths of characters that occur and forbidden love. There were many, many examples of each tragedy in Romeo and Juliet. There are many reasons on why Romeo and Juliet would be considered a tragedy, these are just some of

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