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Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet’s Death?

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1Sometimes when people intend well it could make situation worse. Romeo and Juliet is the play written by William Shakespeare. 2The play is about two families Montagues and Capulets who have been fighting with each other for centuries. 3Unknowingly their Teens Romeo (Montague) and Juliet (Capulet) falls in love with each other and soon they got married. 4Where the Tragedy of the deaths of a young couple resulted from Family feud. 5The death of Romeo and Juliet is to be blamed on 5 people; Capulet, Nurse and Mercutio, and Friar Lawrence and Prince. 6The arguments will contain the detail about the characters who are to be blamed the most and why they are to be blamed.
1First, Capulet should be blamed the most for Romeo and Juliet’s death. 2 His first fault was to bear Romeo in his party. 3When Capulet was informed by Tybalt about the presence of Romeo (Montague) Capulet said, “A bears him like a portly gentlemen”. His ignorance towards Romeo’s presence cause the two youngster to fall in love which led to series of problems. His another mistake was to arrange Juliet’s marriage with Paris without her consent. When Paris came to ask to make Juliet his bride Capulet changed his opinion when he first asked and said, “I think she’ll be ruled-In all respect by me. Nay, more, I doubt it not”. Then he said to his wife that, “O’ Thursday, tell her, she shall be married to this noble earl.” This led to Juliet drinking the potion to pretend dead on the day of her marriage and Romeo’s servant Balthasar got the message of Juliet’s death before he got a letter from Friar Lawrence about her pretend death. This led to Juliet’s real death followed by Romeo’s death. Therefore, Capulet’s big heartedness and small heartedness caused the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Second, Nurse and Mercutio must be blamed followed by Capulet for their death. Nurse should stand responsible because she encouraged Juliet’s love for Romeo by carrying the messages for her to and from Romeo. For example, Juliet sent Nurse to Romeo to ask him about the day and time for marriage and when she came back she told Juliet that he said “have got leave to go to shrift today”. Later on in the play she advices Juliet to marry Paris. “I think it best you married with the county. Oh, he’s a lovely gentleman. Romeo’s a dishcloth to him.” This shows the betrayal of the nurse and if she had to advise her to marry Paris she should not have encouraged Juliet to love Romeo and problems...

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