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Romeo and Juliet is a play based on love fate and tragedy Like most stories the major characters play an important role such as the decisions in which make Yet the minor characters also have a good deal of influence over the final outcome of Romeo and Juliet The first minor character to be mentioned is Tyblat He was an enemy of Romeo and had he not been killed Romeo would have never been banished In Act 3 Scene 1 Tybalt kills Mercutio when Romeo attempts to come between them Out of rage Romeo kills Tybalt Had Romeo not decided to take revenge on Tybalt the Capulets might have accepted him as a son This would mean Romeo and Juliet would not have had to hide their love for each other By killing Mercutio Tybalt had a large effect on the lives of Romeo and Juliet Another minor character who shaped the lives of Romeo and Juliet was Paris In Act 3 Scene 5 Lady Capulet announces that Juliet is to marry Paris The Country Paris at Saint Peters church Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride119-120 Juliet obviously refuses and goes to Friar Laurence for help Friar Laurence makes a plan that will prevent the marriage and reunite Romeo with Juliet However this plan goes horribly wrong possibly causing the deaths of Romeo and Juliet If Paris had not wished to marry Juliet none of the following would have occurred Balthasar brings Romeo the news of Juliets so called death Romeo then goes to Juliets tomb and lays with her that night Before going to Juliets tomb Romeo goes to an apothecary to buy poison with which he kills himself Had the apothecary refused to sell him the poison Romeo might have been delayed giving Friar Laurence time to tell him the truth The examples above are only opinions on what might or might not have happened but it does explain the role
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