I know that Romeo, Paris, Juliet, Tybalt, and Mercutio died but my teacher says there was a sixth person. Does anybody know who the sixth person is?
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Lord Montague tells us that Lady Montague dies after she finds out that Romeo has been banished. Her character doesn't have a big part in the play, so students sometimes overlook her death in the play.
Romeo's mother, Lady Montague 5 iii 209. Montague tells the prince that she died that very night.
Lady Montague dies after her son's exile. It is thought that she died of grief, as Montague states:
Come, Montague; for thou art early up,
To see thy son and heir more early down.
Alas, my liege, my wife is dead to-night;
Grief of my son's exile hath stopp'd her breath:
What further woe conspires against mine age?
Lady Montague died from grief over Romeo's exile.
Lady Montague does indeed die, but that's not the real question that I have. If you don't already know, all 6 characters die because they are terrible with time (a motif). Shakespeare punishes those who mess up time; therefore, Romeo, Juliet, Paris, Tybalt, and Mercutio must all die since their timings have all been off. I just don't quite understand why Lady Montague has to die since she has had almost no part in the play and I don't really see anything wrong with her timing. I mean really now...Capulet and the Friar have worse timing than her.
The one thing I do understand is that Shakespeare wanted balance. By killing Lady Montague, balance and justice was brought. 2 escalus's (however you spell it), 2 Montagues die, and 2 Capulets die because of this. Out of all of the Montagues, I supposed Lady Montague, in a way, fits the description.
Just some food for thought...but yes. Lady Montague is the one that dies...Not that you would need to know anymore since it's been 2 years anyways...
lady montique died after she here that romeo was banished
In Romeo and Juliet the sixth person to die is Lady Montague as she kills herself as she can't live without Romeo after he was banished to Verona.
my english teacher said that lady capulet dies when she hears of he daughters death ...ooops. teheeeee!
Lady Montague dies of Grief
Mercutio is killed by Tybalt
Tybalt is killed by Romeo
Paris is Killed by Romeo
Romeo Kills himself
Juliet Kills herself
Paris, Juliet, Tybalt, Mercutio, and Lady Montague died. While all the characters that died had scenes to show their death, Lady Montague "death scene" was spoken by Lord Montague. Apparently Lady Montague got too depressed that Romeo was banished that she died. Lady Montague's death though isn't really important to some directors because there are plays/movies that will edit out this scene only having the other five die.
Lady Montague dies too when she hears about the news of Romeo being banished but she doesn't have a big part in the story so it barely mentions the fact she dies
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