Death In Romeo And Juliet

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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a tragic story of love ending in death. Over a four day period in the Italian city of Verona, the lovers love, the families feud and death appears. Romeo and Juliet, two young star-crossed lovers, lust in the shadows of their families. Their love and admiration for each other causes tragedies in lives closest to them. Each character in the play contributes to the tragedies. Every one of their personalities and actions had an affect on each persons death. Juliet caused Romeo and her own death. In the play in Act 2, Scene 2, Romeo expresses how he doesn't want to live without Juliet. "My life were better ended by their hate Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love"(75, L 82-83). If Juliet wouldn't have faked her death trying to get away from the marriage of her and Paris, Romeo would not have come into the tomb seeing her "dead" not wanting to live without her, killing himself next to her.…show more content…
Tybalt can't find a way to control his anger so he lashes out on people, sometimes killing them. In Act 3, Tybalt is out to challenge Romeo to a dual, because he made an appearance at the Capulet party. Tybalt hates Romeo's guts and wants to kill him, just for showing up to a party. This quote from Act 3, Scene 1 gives an image of how mad Tybalt was. "Romeo, the love I beat thee can afford No better term than this: thou art a villain"(119, L61-62). Tybalt calling Romeo a villian is very rude and unacceptable to say to someone. This enrages them both causing a dual, Mercutio fights Tybalt. Both letting their anger get the best of them, Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt in the chest. Romeo is distraught by his best friend/cousin dieing. He gets up and chases Tybalt turning his sadness into anger, then leading to Tybalt's death by Romeo. is the cause of Mercutios and his own death. He let the anger get to him bringing on his
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