Essay on whos at fault

Submitted By mooseman291
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Romeo and Juliet who's at fault In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, two young teens die for their love but there are some causes for the deaths and things that could have prevented the two young teens deaths. Some examples of things that could have prevented the young lovers deaths are bravery to tell their parents that they loved someone from their rival families. Another point is someone who knew about the marriage like the Friar or the nurse could have also spoke up about the marriage, and another reason is the parents of Juliet could have realized a bit quicker that their daughter was hiding something when she was resisting so much about the marriage.

The biggest cause of the two lovers deaths was the fact that they weren’t brave enough to tell their parents that they were married to each other. Romeo: “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents’ strife O, I am fortune’s fool! Then I defy you, stars.”ACT 3 SCENE 1. This shows that Romeo knows he is being a fool by not telling anyone he is married to Juliet but still won't tell anyone. Juliet:”O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name, Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet. ACT 2 SCENE 1. So this proves that they both concluded they were going to keep the marriage a secret.

Another big cause of the young lovers deaths is the fact the Juliets personal servant (The Nurse) and Friar Laurence knew about the marriage the whole time and also didn’t tell anyone about the marriage until the two young lovers were dead together. The Prince: “a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo”. This quote doesn't really represent the situation that much but I chose it because I couldn’t find a better one. The only way this quote reflects on the thesis statement is the way that he reflects on the…