Romeo And Juliet's Downfall

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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Multiple characters are to blame for the tragedy of the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo displays his immaturity by liking girls solo based off their looks, Juliet falls for Romeo and his willingness and impatience. While Friar Lawrence know is is a sin, he has an idea to help them be together, The tragic falls onto the responsibility of Romeo, Juliet, and Friar Lawrence. Romeo should not have asked Juliet to marry him so suddenly. “Th’ exchange of thy love’s faithful vow for mine.” (2.2.127). Left unsatisfied by Juliet, Romeo asks Juliet for her hand in marriage the day they met. Rushing back to Verona after hearing the news about Juliet’s death displays Romeo’s heedless behavior. “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” (2.3.94) was told to Romeo. Friar Lawrence advised Romeo to not make any hasty decisions he may regret later on. Romeo tends to solve his issues with violence and never thinks of …show more content…

Before meeting Romeo at the ball, marriage was not what she desired. “It is an honor that [Juliet dreams] not of.” (1.3.67). Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet, and Nurse are all in favor of her marrying Paris, yet she does not wish to. Romeo had manipulated Juliet into moving quicker and she did not wish to. “It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden.” (2.2.118). Juliet knows this is not right, but continues with the marriage. Romeo and Juliet’s decision to keep their marriage a secret also contributed to the tragedy. Romeo sees Tybalt as family, but how is Tybalt supposed to see Romeo as family if he is not aware? “ But love thee better than you canst devise/ till thou shalt know the reason of my love.” (3.1.61 & 62). By not telling anyone, Tybalt is offended by this statement, leading to the death of Mercutio. Romeo and Juliet have blinded each other with their love and did not realize the effects they have on their

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how romeo, juliet, and friar lawrence are to blame for the tragedy of the play.
  • Analyzes how juliet fell for romeo's tactics and looks leading her to contribute to this tragedy.
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