What Events In The Play Of Romeo And Juliet Do You Think Changes The Course Of Action From Romance To Tragedy?

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Romeo and Juliet, two lovers who long for eachothers warmth and love. Romeo and Juliet's love caused horror and pain for both families, the Capulets and the Montagues. The epic tale went from romance to tragedy because of the irrasponsibility of the characters. The tragic story took place in the city of Verona. The familes of Romeo and Juliet have been torn apart for a reason beyond the text. Juliet belonging to the house ...view middle of the document...

Juliet and Romeo fall in love instantly. Although they fell in love there was one thing standing in thier way of happiness, the hate between the families. Although the familes would disapprove of the relationship, Romeo and Juliet followed thier hearts and married in secret. After this, Mercutio, Romeos friend, was Killed by Juliets Cousin Tybalt. When Romeo was notified of this he went out looking for Tyblat and murdered him as well. Romeo was punished for this act by being banished from Verona. Romeo and Juliet were madly in love and Romeo caused more problems by killing Juliets beloved cousin. Capulet decided to give his daughters hand in marriage to Paris, a noblesmen. Little does Capulet know Juliets married to the enemy, Romeo. Juliet was very upset of the news of her marriage so she went to Friar Lawernce for advice. He gave Juliet a potion to make her appear dead for 42 hours. Finally when Romeo hears that Juliets dead, he goes to her funeral and kills himself at the sight of her death, not knowing shes going to wake up. When she finally wakes up hes dead and so she stabs herself with a sord and ends her life. Which therefore causes the tragedy of this epic tale.

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