Romeo and Juliet Essay | Deaths of Romeo and Juliet - Family Feud, Fate and Character Flaws

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Deaths of Romeo and Juliet - Family Feud, Fate and Character Flaws

Summary: How family feud, fate and human failings, (flaws in character) conspire to bring about the deaths of Romeo and Juliet in the work "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare.
Throughout the play, we see that fate, family feud and human failings are predominant in Romeo and Juliet's lives. These factors are responsible for affecting their decisions and ultimately are the cause of the tragedy. I will go on to show you how each of the above factors caused the deaths of Romeo and Juliet in conjunction with the other two factors.

Firstly, I will tell you how the family feud between Romeo and Juliet's respective families was responsible for their demise. Early in the play, in Act 1 Scene 1, we see the feud between Romeo's family, the Montagues and Juliet's family, the Capulets. This hate was so intense, so consuming, so malignant that Prince Escalus called it `cankered'. We also see that this family feud was the cost of much bloodshed among normal citizens. (`Civil blood makes civil...

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