Who Is Responsible For The Deaths For Romeo And Juliet

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William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a heart breaking story of two star-crossed lovers named Romeo and Juliet. The family of these two lovers hate each other and despite knowing this, they pursue their forbidden love. This ultimately leads to their deaths and the play ends with the with both of the families ending their feud. However, the question remains, who is responsible for the deaths for Romeo and Juliet? The answer to that question is simple, it is Romeo’s fault. Firstly, Romeo attends the Capulet’s feast, which triggers the series of events that led to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Secondly, Romeo’s overreacting behavior led to the death of Juliet and himself. Thirdly, Romeo’s impulsive nature led to his and Juliet’s downfall. …show more content…
At the Capulets feast, Romeo met and pursued his love for Juliet despite knowing that she is a Capulet. During the feast, after Romeo kisses Juliet twice, Juliet is pulled away by the nurse. The nurse tells Romeo that her mother is calling Juliet and Romeo asks whom Juliet’s mother is. The nurse informs Romeo that Juliet’s mother is the lady of the house. After hearing this, Romeo comes to the conclusion that Juliet is a Capulet saying, “Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foes debt.” Even after realizing that Juliet is a Capulet, he pursues his love for her, which set into motion the sequence of events that eventually lead him and Juliet to their death. Furthermore, Romeo’s presence at the Capulet’s feast angers Tybalt. During the feast, after seeing Juliet for the first time, Romeo starts to describe Juliet’s beauty. Tybalt, who is also at the feast, recognizes Romeo by his voice. Tybalt becomes very infuriated and wants to kill Romeo stating, “Now by the stock and honor of my kin, to strike him dead I hold not a sin.” Tybalt is stopped by his uncle Capulet who orders Tybalt to leave Romeo alone. However, Tybalt remembers this and becomes a problem for Romeo in the future, as he gets Romeo banished. Therefore, if Romeo did not attend the Capulet’s feast, he could have prevented the death of Juliet and …show more content…
Firstly, Romeo visited the Capulet’s feast. There he met and pursued his love for Juliet and angered Tybalt. This started the sequence of events that led to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Secondly, Romeo’s overreaction in killing Tybalt and his overreaction on Juliet’s death led the couple to their death. Finally, Romeo Impulsive nature by marrying Juliet and charging into the Capulet’s vault to take his own life led to the couple’s downfall. If Romeo had not gone to the Capulet’s feast, none of this would have happened and he would be alive right

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