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Who is to Blame for the death of Romeo & Juliet: Friar Lawrence, Tybalt or Lord Capulet

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Who is to Blame for the death of Romeo & Juliet: Friar Lawrence, Tybalt or Lord Capulet Friar Lawrence has a large role in the play. He is a trusted member of the Church, and a very dear friend to Romeo. During the play both Romeo and Juliet, turn to the Friar for advice and solutions. Although he has helped the "two star-crossed lovers", he has his own agenda. He believes that if he brings the two lovers together, then the feud between the two families will stop and he will become a hero. So, why do I think that the Friar killed them? Romeo & Juliet's death could have been prevented, if they were not brought together. ...read more.


"Unless thou tell me how I may prevent it." The desperate plan had many floors. He had forgotten about the marriage of Paris to Juliet and he had even forgotten to inform Romeo of the plan. Tybalt is a part of the honourable Capulet family. He is a cousin to one of the main character, Juliet. He is an aggressive character, with a huge temper. He is constantly looking for a fight with a Montague. "Thou wretched boy, that didst consort him here." His arrogance brings his tragic death by Romeo's hand. So, why do I think that Tybalt brought their death? When Tybalt strikes Mercutio down with his sword, Mercutio says, "Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm." Romeo feels guilty and decides to avenge his friend by killing Tybalt. ...read more.


Tybalt constantly speaks in an aggressive tone; he insults the Montague family throughout the play, and has no respect for anyone. Lord Capulet causes his own daughter's death by forcing Juliet to marry Paris only a few days after her cousin, Tybalt's, death. Juliet protests against this marriage because she knows that she and Romeo have been secretly married. However, Lord Capulet refuses to listen to anything she has to say and threatens to throw her out of the house and out onto the streets."And you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets".Lady Capulet does not stand up for Juliet when Lord Capulet degrades her."Talk not to me, for I'll not speak a word." Both Lady and Lord speak to Juliet in a threatening manner, and insult her numerous times. This aggressive tone make Juliet rebel against her parents. This, in turn, causes her death. ?? ?? ?? ?? By: Minesh Patel Form:9L ...read more.

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