Romeo And Juliet Essay: The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Death and life. Love and loss. These were all outcomes but also factors of the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. When it comes to their deaths, countless things are to blame. There is even still debate today about who or what is to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet were star-crossed lovers in the city of fair Verona, forbidden to love each other because of the feuding of their families. Romeo and Juliet tried everything to be together, but ultimately in the end they killed themselves because they loved each other so much. Many people tried to help them along the way, but those people all failed or didn’t care enough. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet can be blamed on character flaws, their family feud, and Friar Lawrence. The first reason to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet are their character flaws. Romeo and Juliet shared such a strong love for each other from the moment they met. They had absolutely…show more content…
The feud is the original issue and what made their love an issue in the first place. The feud was old and ancient. One of the first sentences in the entire play is “From ancient grudge break to new mutiny” (Prologue). The feud had been going on for so long and both Romeo’s and Juliet’s families were still so entangled and immersed in this feud that they could not let it go. Romeo and Juliet were so afraid to show their love that they kept it a secret instead of just telling their parents. Romeo and Juliet didn’t want to tell their parents because they knew their parents would be upset and might have even killed Romeo and Juliet. Because of this, Romeo and Juliet decided it would be better to kill themselves than be punished for loving their enemy. But if the feud had never existed, their love would have never been an issue in the first place. They wouldn’t have had to hide their love if the feud didn’t

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