He spends that night with Juliet and then leaves for Mantua. To avoid this marriage, Juliet takes a potion, given her by the friar, that makes her appear dead. The friar will send Romeo word to be at her family tomb when she awakes. The plan goes awry, and Romeo learns instead that she is dead. In the tomb, Romeo kills himself.
Juliet wakes, sees his body, and commits suicide. Their deaths appear finally to end the feud. From the Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Romeo and Juliet
Characters in the Play. Friar Laurence marries Romeo and Juliet.
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Romeo goes to celebrate his marriage with his friends, Mercutio and Benvolio, but gets into a fight with Juliet's cousin, Tybalt. Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo avenges his death by killing Tybalt. The Prince banishes Romeo because he killed Tybalt.
Both Romeo and Juliet are heartbroken. Capulet, Juliet's father, decides she should marry Paris. Juliet refuses and goes to Friar Laurence where they come up with a plan for Romeo and Juliet to be together.
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