Romeo And Juliet Open Response

Topics: Romeo and Juliet, Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo Montague Pages: 2 (551 words) Published: April 21, 2015
Adrian Casanova
4-27-14

As we come to an end reading Romeo and Juliet, I have configured the real person responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. There are three reasons this person is at fault. One, he made the choice of going to the Capulet masquerade ball. Two, he also decided to kill the cousin of Juliet, Tybalt Capulet. And lastly, he killed himself next to Juliet not only knowing that she would wake up, but to see him lying there, and would end up wanting to kill herself as well. The responsible person for Romeo and Juliet’s death is Romeo Montague. One reason Romeo is responsible for Juliet’s death and his own, is because he made the choice to go to the masquerade ball. If Romeo never went to the ball, he would not have meet Juliet. If he never met Juliet then he would not have fallen head over heels in love with her, enough to kill himself. “I’ll go along, no such sight to be shown, But to rejoice in splendor of mine own.” (1.2.103-104.) in these lines Romeo says he will join Benvolio on going to Capulet’s ball. Romeo, not knowing one decision could create his fate, chose to try to “meet new people” instead of longing for Rosaline. Another reason Romeo is in charge of the deaths of himself and Juliet, is he killed Tybalt Capulet. Because Romeo killed Tybalt, his cousin by marriage at the time, he was exiled to Mantua and could no longer see his love, Juliet. If Romeo walked away from the fight instead of getting in the middle, he could have easily avoided being exiled and could have stayed in Verona with Juliet. “This day’s black fate on more days doth depend. This but begins the woe others must end.” (3.1.81-82.) in this quote, Romeo is expressing that this fight create people’s fate. He is also saying that the future will be affected by these actions. Romeo should not have fought and killed Tybalt if he wanted to keep Juliet. The last reason Romeo is responsible for their deaths, is because he killed himself...
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