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The Cause Of Romeo And Juliet's Death

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Romeo & Juliet
In the play Romeo and Juliet by william shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet die a tragic death. however Romeo and Juliet would not have died if they had acted with caution, patience, and wisdom. The most reasonable conclusion is that human error not fate was the cause of Romeo’s and Juliet’s death. They botch acted impulsively, juliet refused to marry county paris, and romeo killed Tybalt.
Trough most of act one romeo is deeply in love with Rosaline but at the Capulet’s ball Romeo meets Juliet for the first time and kisses her. Later that night, he speaks to her outside of Capulet’s orchard where Juliet and Romeo make plans leading them to marry secretly behind their parents. Romeo didn't need to sneak under Juliet's balcony the first night, he ...view middle of the document...

“act 3, scene 5, line 193-194.lady capulet hears Juliet's decision against marrying paris, and also refuses to help juliet. “talk not to me, for ill not speak a word. do as thou wilt, for i have done with thee.” act 3 scene 5 line 204-205. after all the fighting juliet still disobeyed her parents.but then the nurse also fails to support Juliet's decision against marrying paris.” i think its best you married with the county.” “ for it excels your first: or or if it did not.” act 3, scene 5, line 219 and 225. as much as juliet denies marrying paris, her parents and nurse know whats best for her. But juliet takes drastic measures in order to not marry paris and stay loyal to Romeo. Juliet and The Friar make a plan to give Juliet a potion that will make her appear dead for forty two hours. She will be placed in her family’s crypt and, when she wakes up, Romeo will be waiting and they can be together. The whole plan relies on Romeo receiving a letter from the Friar detailing these plans, it was a coincidence that romeo did not receive the letter. Juliet should have realized that her marriage with romeo was not going to be accepted by their families and that she should move on to Paris.
Later on, this marriage a brawl is faced, which takes the lives of Mercutio, Tybalt, and Lady Montague. If Friar Laurence had not made Romeo a relative to the Capulets by marrying him to Juliet. Mercutio would not have been slain by Tybalt, Romeo would not have killed Tybalt for revenge, and Lady Montague would not have died from the grief of Romeo’s banishment.
Romeo and Juliet, is a tragedy of two young lovers, whose love was destructive. they did not imagine that their love would lead to the tragedies that it did. These two young people did many wrong mistakes but didn’t deserve to die.

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