Romeo & Juliet

Who is responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet

Balthasar

I believe the person responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet is Balthasar. if Balthasar was not spying on Juliet's "death", fake death, then he would not have told Romeo. Balthasar told Romeo; "I brought my master news of Juliet's death" (Act V, scene III). Balthasar told Romeo that Juliet had died, so Romeo went to go find Juliet. When Romeo went to go find Juliet in her death bed, he missed the letter from Friar Laurence. That was the letter telling Romeo the plan of the fake death. Friar Laurence told Juliet, "In this resolve. I'll send a friar with speed To Mantuna, with my letter to thy lord" (Act IIII scene I). This shows that Friar Laurence was going to send a letter to Romeo explaining the plan that Juliet was going to take a potion to make her sleep, making everyone believe she was dead. that was, in the end, Romeo and Juliet could run away together.
fake friendship with lyrics

Poem

She is trying to be free.

And He is trying to get out.

Just let them be.

Don't get in the way.

Or you will have to pay,

With the deep feeling inside.

Knowing you took two peoples lives.

By just being a spy.

Explanation of Poem

I wrote this poem to represent Romeo and Juliet just wanting to ruin away together, but Balthasar had to get in the way. The part saying "By just being a spy" was showing how Balthasar spied on Juliet, so in the end romeo and Juliet couldn't be together.