Who Is to Blame for the Deaths of Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, the feud between the Montague and Capulet families led to the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. It has been debated who is really the blame? I think that the person to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is mostly Romeo. In my opinion I would blame him for killing himself in such a hurry thus leading to Juliet’s suicide.

I think Romeo is too hasty and quick on his actions, because he is always running around as if everything were an emergency. An example is when he says, "O let us hence, I stand on sudden haste". This shows that he is too quick and running around looking for Friar Lawrence to tell him something in a hurry. I think that he has to calm down and not be so hasty and plan things instead of being so sudden.

Romeo again is fickle and is speedy when he sees Juliet for the first time and falls in love with her. Romeo fell in love with Juliet almost immediately and he didn’t even think to get to know her better first.

“For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night."
I’d say his love for Juliet is true love because he forgot about
Rosaline and now he has moved on so quickly seeing Juliet and has fallen in love with her, but he doesn't know that Juliet is Romeos' family's worst enemy. Romeo says almost the same thing to Rosaline,

"One fairer than my love! The all-seeing sun,
Ne'er saw her match since first the world begun."

Another action showing how Romeo reacts is when he asks Juliet to marry him after knowing Juliet for just 1 day after the party. Romeo arranges the marriage, and gets the nurse involved with the marriage too. This is clearly shown when Romeo walks off the stage as he was struggling to get down the wall of Juliet and says, "By the hour of nine."

Here Romeo is arranging the marriage at nine 'o' clock in the morning while struggling to get down. Once they’re married, Romeo and Juliet should know that it would lead to more

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