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Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeares plays about tragedy It is about two lovers who commit suicide when their feuding families prevent them from being together There were several events leading up to their deaths These events include their meeting and falling in love their separation their reunion and finally their suicides The tragic death of both Romeo and Juliet is an indirect result of the decisions and actions of several characters in the play One example of such was when Benvolio told Romeo to Go thither to the Capulets feast and compare Rosalines face with some that I shall show Act I Scene 2 l 85-87 he was unawarely setting the stage for the suicides of Romeo and Juliet Romeo wouldnt go at first he was depressed because Rosaline didnt love him On the insistence of Benvolio Romeo unwillingly agreed to go On the way to the feast Romeo still did not believe he could find a girl more beautiful than Rosaline When he saw Juliet however his attitude as well as outlook on life had changed This was the first action of many which led to the deaths of two lovers Romeo and Juliet When Romeo and Juliet decided to get married they too were bringing their suicides closer to becoming reality They each fell in love with the looks of the other it was love at first sight However they both knew that neither of their families would accept that they fell in love with someone from the feuding family So they decided to marry secretly not realizing that their parents might have plans to have them married This unforeseen dilemma puts the two in as much blame as anyone for their own tragic deaths When Friar Lawrence first appeared in the play he was talking of how good intentions can sometimes have bad results in Act II Scene 3
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