Marriage and Death of Romeo and Juliet

Marriage and Death of Romeo and Juliet

  • Submitted By: bighit14
  • Date Submitted: 01/06/2009 10:06 AM
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Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare is about two star-crossed lovers, who are on opposing families, who meet each other get married and commit suicide for each other when they think the other is dead. In the tragedy Romeo and Juliet many people and destines are to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence and Juliet’s Nurse are the two people most to blame for the death’s of the star-crossed lovers, as there the only ones who no about them. All thou the Nurse and Friar Lawrence are responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death other people and things are to blame Romeo and Juliet and Fate.

Friar Lawrence and Juliet’s Nurse are responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet as they gave Juliet the potion and the only ones that knew they were married. Friar Lawrence plays a role in the death of Romeo and Juliet’s death when he gives Juliet a sleeping potion to make her look dead. He gives her the potion as she says she will kill her self if she marries’s Paris. He gave Juliet the potion and said “And if thou dar’st, I’ll give thee remedy.” [4:i:76] Friar Lawrence is at fault again when the letter does not get to Romeo to tell him about the plan. Romeo finds out that Juliet is dead from Balthasar and goes to the grave and poisons himself so he dies. If the letter got to Romeo, Romeo wouldn’t have killed him. The nurse is to blame as she is the one going between the two star-crossed lovers. The nurse and the Friar Lawrence were the only outsiders who could have stopped the deaths therefore they to blame.

Romeo and Juliet are responsible for their deaths as their actions made them die. Way that both of them together are to blame is getting married in secret and only telling two people. Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry them and said, “That thou consent to marry us today.” [2:iii:64] Romeo is to blame for his own death by kind of putting the law into his own hands and killing Tybalt after Tybalt had killed Mercutio. After Romeo killed Tybalt, Romeo was...

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