What Is the Resolution of "Romeo and Juliet"?


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The resolution of "Romeo and Juliet" is that Romeo and Juliet die, causing their parents to realize they were wrong and end their feud. "Romeo and Juliet" is an early tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It tells the story of the love between Romeo, from the House of Montague, and Juliet, from the House of Capulet, which is in a feud with Montague.

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Toward the end of the play, Juliet drinks a potion that puts her in a death-like state. However, a message to Romeo is never received, and he believes she is dead. Romeo commits suicide at her grave, and when Juliet wakes to find him dead, she commits suicide as well. When their families arrive to find them dead, their grief allows them to set aside their feud.

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