Romeo And Juliet Flaws

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The play Romeo and Juliet is one of the best tragedies ever wrote, that can be said for certain. Star-crossed lovers, dreams that double as omens, and the Queen Mab speech. What is there not to love? Romeo and Juliet also have deeply flawed characters, the tragedy happens because of their tragic flaws. Every character is flawed in some way, shape, or form; however, the main people to blame for the tragedy happen is Lord and Lady Capulet, Juliet’s parents.
One of the reasons to blame Lord and Lady Capulet for the tragedy is because they continued the feud with the Montagues. There is no real reason as to why the feud is even happening in the first place, the only clue the audience is given is the two families being “both alike in dignity” (1.1.1), meaning that both of the families are of the same status. The problem with carrying out the feud between the Montagues is rather obvious, Juliet is in love with Romeo. Juliet cannot express her love for Romeo in any way, shape, or form without horrible consequences, such as being disowned by her parents. The barrier between Romeo and Juliet make things much more
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He was so sure she would obey his every word, and when she does not, Lord Capulet becomes furious. He gives Juliet an ultimatum, “I tell thee what: get thee to church o' Thursday, or never after look me in the face,” (3.5.161-162), which means either she will marry Paris, or never look her father in the face again. Juliet is forced to marry Paris or go to desperate measures to prevent the marriage and stay loyal to Romeo. So, of course, she goes to Friar Lawrence to see if he can scheme up anything to stop the marriage. Lawrence, of course, comes up with the plan with the sleeping potion, leaving Juliet ‘dead’ for two days. The acts of her parents caused Juliet this desperation, her desperation similar to a bear chewing off its own leg to escape a bear