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The tragedy Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is a world famous story that is still being told today The story is about two feuding families and the hatred they have for each other These two families were the Montagues and the Capulets Romeo Montague goes to a party that is held by the Capulets and finds his true love Juliet Capulet There is problem with this love It cannot happen due to the familys hatred for each other which has been going on for generations Romeo and Juliet are unaware of familys name when they first meet but when they find out who they really are they put their families behind them and decide to get married anyways This changes the lives of everyone that has any relation to the Capulets and Montagues forever The hatred between the two families is shown at the beginning of the play in Act 1 scene 1 when some of the Capulets and Montagues confront each other One of the Montagues insults the Capulets and a brawl breaks out between the two groups of men Later on in Act 3 scene 1 the hatred between the families gets worse This happens when Tybalt a cousin of Juliet wanted revenge on Romeo for showing up at the Capulets party Romeo didnt want to fight Tybalt so Mercutio Romeos best friend challenges Tybalt to a duel Tybalt ends up killing Mercutio by stabbing him in the stomach Since Mercutio was Romeos best friend Romeo was outraged when Tybalt killed him so Romeo went after Tybalt and killed him A little while later after Romeo was banished from Verona for killing Tybalt Paris who wanted to marry Juliet before she died challenges Romeo because Paris thinks that Romeo was inside of Juliets tomb to trash it not to give his sympathy to her So Paris challenges Romeo to a duel Romeo kills him and then Romeo kills himself because
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