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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

Summary: Explains how three people caused the deaths of young Romeo and Juliet.
Shakespeare, a well-known writer, wrote Romeo and Juliet, a play about love and its effects. The enmity between the Montagues and Capulets led to many problems. Romeo and Juliet, two teenage lovers, would do anything to be with each other even if it meant death. Three characters led to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo, Friar Laurence, and Balthasar were to blame for the deaths.

The first person who was responsible for the tragic ending was Romeo. When Romeo said to Juliet, "The exchange of thy love's faithful vow for mine" (2.2.133), he wanted to marry Juliet, which was a big mistake. The other action Romeo, a member of the Montague family, should not have done was killing Tybalt, Juliet's cousin. Serious repercussions ensued after the brutal fight, and Romeo was banished from Verona.

The second person who was most responsible for the deaths...

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