Romeo And Juliet's Death Analysis

analytical Essay
983 words
983 words

In the play, ¨The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet¨, by William Shakespeare, two star-crossed lovers fall into their doom by death. The first time they saw each other, it was love at first sight. Their love was so strong, resulting in their secret marriage the next day. This would not last, since many obstacles would cross them. These obstacles would lead to the defeat and death of many characters, two of those being Romeo and Juliet themselves. Many characters are to blame for their deaths, but one question stands, who are the main causes for their deaths? Friar Laurence for devising a plan that was one-sided, the ill-tempered Tybalt, and the long lasting Capulet-Montague feud are to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
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In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how shakespeare's 'the tragedy of romeo and juliet' sees two star-crossed lovers fall into their doom by death. many characters are to blame for their deaths, but who are the main causes?
  • Opines that friar laurence, the one who married romeo and juliet, is one of several people to blame for their deaths.
  • Analyzes how tybalt blames friar laurence for the deaths of romeo and juliet, and the dreaded feud itself.
  • Analyzes how the ongoing capulet-montague feud took the final blame for romeo and juliet's deaths.
  • Analyzes how shakespeare's "the tragedy of romeo and juliet" is a tragic story of young love. friar laurence, tybalt, and the feud are responsible for their deaths.

He started the fight that led to things getting progressively worse, as it continued, and eventually ended tragically. ¨Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries thou hast done me; therefore turn and draw”(Act III, i, 69-70). This tragedy could have been prevented if Tybalt had calmed himself down and sorted things out with Romeo. Tybalt killed Mercutio, which led to Romeo’s enragement. “An envious thrust from Tybalt hit the life of stout Mercutio, and then Tybalt fled, but by-and-by comes back to Romeo, who had but newly entertained revenge”(Act III, i, 182-185). With Mercutio dead, Romeo kills Tybalt, which leads to Romeo’s banishment. In the beginning of the story, during the ball, Tybalt starts to build up his rage for the Montagues even more. “Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe; a villain that is hither come on spite to scorn our solemnity this night”(Act I, iiiii, 67-69). This is an important part in blaming Tybalt, due to the fact that this scene is what leads to the fight later on. In addition to Juliet’s own cousin leading to her and Romeo’s death, there is another factor that leads to their deaths, and that is the dreaded feud

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