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The deaths of both Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's tragedy were suicides, resulting from their feuding families' disapproval of their romance. Romeo kills himself by ingesting poison, when he thinks a drugged J... More »

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Six people died in the play "Romeo and Juliet" - Mercutio, Tybalt, Lady Montague, Paris, Romeo and Juliet. The tragic suicides of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet are the most famous deaths in the play. More »

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At the end of William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet," both Romeo and Juliet commit suicide in tragic circumstances. Just before being married to Paris, an arranged suitor, Juliet's lifeless body is discovered and ... More »

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William Shakespeare uses a metaphor in "Romeo and Juliet" when Lady Capulet compares Paris to a book. Two other examples occur when Romeo compares Juliet to the sun and when Paris compares Juliet to a flower and her tomb... More »

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The climax in the play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare occurs with the deaths of both Romeo and Juliet inside of the Capulet tomb. The climax happens in Act 5, Scene 3, and it is in the same scene that the prin... More »

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The most well-known apostrophe in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" occurs in Act 2 Scene 2, in which Juliet asks the absent Romeo, "Wherefore art thou Romeo?" Because an apostrophe can be defined as any time a ch... More »

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The denouement in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," occurs after the two lovers take their lives. Another aspect of the denouement transpires when their feuding families agree to stop feuding. More »

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