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Who or what is to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

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Who or what is to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Many people played a part in the tragedy but perhaps the blame must be laid on the two families who kept the feud active to serve their needs. Only by the Montague and Capulet families losing their precious children their own dynasty, which they begin to recognize the trouble they caused others in the feud. Was this tragedy for the two families? Well yes because in the end only by them losing their children did they resolve to end the feud and cobble together. Even though Romeo and Juliet's lives were ruined, which means they couldn't be together in life maybe death was more preferable. The deaths of both Romeo and Juliet were needless, because they were not the ones fighting and disagreeing it was both the Montague and Capulet families but the children ended up suffering from their families mistakes. Even though Romeo and Juliet kept out of the fighting their lives where still made miserable. Romeo is a young teenager and is a member of the Montague family. Is unfortunately in love with Juliet who is a Capulet. ...read more.

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Juliet knows that she adores an opponent of the family. Although before Juliet meets Romeo her living was extremely miserable than it develop into. Juliet is more cautious than Romeo as she refuses him to swear upon his love. As for Prince Escalas he has a lot to do as part of the tragedy as he could include punishment for both family members from the creation of the feud then it wouldn't have lead so far off. He could have been harsher on both family members. Also he creates treats to both families but doesn't clutch them out until it came to Romeo's banishment. If Prince Escalas had endeavoured to prevent the quarrelling and put his treats forward in the feud it might not have been as bad as it seems. However at the end he attempts to bring the two families as one, when it became too late. "What a scourge is laid upon your hate, that heavens find means to kill your joy with love." Although he was the most important person of Verona city, he didn't do enough to stop the feud and let others live in peace. Even though he wanted this he could have done a lot more to improve the matters. ...read more.

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He tells Romeo to leave the scene after the deaths of Meccutio and Tybalt, he shows heatedly: "Romeo slew him; he slew Mercutio who now the price of his dear blood doth owe?" I would state that Benvolieo is not to blame at all, as he attempted to prevent the situation. Whereas Tybalt is wholly a firebrand in the party he wanted to brawl Romeo for being there but, Lord Capulet stops him. Lord Capulet only stops him because of his reputation. Tybalt's view of the Montague's is: "What, drawn talk of peace. I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montage and thee." Tybalt is a complete firebrand and will not quit what he wants to do. Also after he was not there anymore I think the families relation became better and better. Mercutio is a living character who tries to get done as many as Romeo's problems as possible. The deaths of both Romeo and Juliet were needless, because they were not the ones fighting and disagreeing it was both the Montague and Capulet families but the children ended up suffering from their families mistakes. Even though Romeo and Juliet kept out of the fighting their lives where still made miserable. I believe that the death of Tybalt and Mercutio was caused by the stubbiness of Tybalt. ?? ?? ?? ?? Bhaktipriya Nayan Kapadia Page 1 of 5 ...read more.

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