Romeo And Juliet Critical Analysis

             There are many people to place blame on for the death of Romeo and Juliet. It was a situation where their own impulsiveness played a major role but others meddling in their lives and constant feuding was a huge part of it as well. The feuding of the Capulet's and Montague's, the meddling of Friar and Nurse, and Romeo and Juliet's habit of reacting without thinking were the major reasons of their own death.
             If they weren't constantly making decisions on impulse, many things could have been avoided. For instance after Juliet has known Romeo for only hours, "And yet I wish but for the thing I have, my bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite." (II, ii, 132-135) Then after only about 12 hours Romeo was speaking of marriage and how he could not live without Juliet, and he would not. "For stony limits cannot hold life out, and what love can do, that dares love attempt, therefore thy kinsman are no stop to me." (II, ii, 67-69.
             The families often feuding was also no help to Romeo and Juliet's situation. That is the only reason they had to keep it a secret, right? Tybalt's hate for Romeo was obvious when his statement was made to Capulet. "Uncle this is a Montague, our foe, a villain that has neither come in spite, to scorn at our solemnity this night." (I, V, 60-63) Though it wasn't expressed as much the Montague's despised the Capulet's as they did them. Mercutio states before his death that all of the fighting between the two families has been nonsense and it must stop. "A plague a' both houses! I am sped, is he gone and hath nothing?" (III, I, 88-89)
             Without Friar Laurence's and the Nurse's help it's obvious whether good or bad many things would have never happened and perhaps there would have been a very different outcome. The
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