Romeo Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is a well known tragic love story by William Shakespeare. In this tragically beautiful piece of betrayal, and love, there is a fault for a death, in this case there are six of them. At the end of Romeo and Juliet, the two passionately star crossed lovers fall to their deaths along with Tybalt, witty Mercutio, Lady Montague, and ignorant Paris. There are many who state that the person who is responsible for all the tragic deaths is Rosaline, the girl Romeo was infatuated with before Juliet, but cared no attention to him. Although the person really responsible for the deaths is Romeo himself. Romeo made an innocent 13 year old girl fall for him, killed two people out of anger, his best friend along with them, and got banished for his anger issues which resulted in his mother's instant demise. …show more content…
Romeo then enters and immediately starts to get discriminated by his now kin Tybalt: “Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford No better term than this: thou art a villain.” (3.1.56-57). Mercutio then fights on behalf of Romeo and gets stabbed in the process. As Mercutio is dying, he curses both the Montagues and the Capulets: “I am hurt. A plague o' both your houses! I am sped. Is he gone and hath nothing?” (3.1.86-88), and true to his words a plague shall sure fall upon their houses. Romeo then declares to fight Tybalt for revenge, hence killing Tybalt. That then leads to Romeo's banishment from the streets of Verona by the