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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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The play "Romeo and Juliet" concludes with the suicides of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo arrives at Juliet's tomb and, believing that she is dead, swallows a vial of poison rather than face life without her. After he dies, Jul... 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 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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