The Gullibility Of Juliet In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the story of Romeo and Juliet, there was a lot of going back and forth between each of the characters. Who I think it is to blame for everything in the story is Juliet and her gullibleness. There are many parts in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet where Juliet is just too gullible and young to understand what is actually happening and also doesn't really think through the problems that she faces in the story.

In this story, Juliet is only 13 years old and is not a full adult yet, but back in those days you were married by your father at a very young age and in the story Juliet is being forced to marry Paris, a king’s man to the prince. But, Juliet does not want to marry Paris and that upset both of her parents. During the story the Capulets
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He wrote a suicide letter to his father and family and went back to Verona to see Juliet’s face one last time. But on his way to to Verona, he met a apothecary or a dealer who sells drugs and poisons. Romeo was very depressed and desperate and bought a bottle of poison from him and his plan was to drink the poison and die next to Juliet so he could die and be with her in heaven. Once Romeo reaches to tomb where Juliet is he opens up the bottle of poison and drinks it, killing him. Little did he know Juliet had just waken up and finds Romeo lying dead next to her. Juliet can’t take the pain of him being dead, her not think anything through decides to kiss his lips to get off some of the poison to kill herself. Once she realizes that will not work she grabs Romeo’s dagger and stabs herself, killing herself (Act 5, Scene 3.) That was one of the last reasons she is gullible and didn’t think anything through. She would rather kill herself over a guy that she had met only 3 days ago and didn’t decide to think about getting over him and marrying someone else.

In conclusion, Juliet’s gullibleness was a very big factor in this story, she didn’t think through any of the scenarios that she was in. She could be alive and well but she thought is was a better idea to go and get married to a guy that she had only just met, and she thought in her head that she couldn’t live without