Analysis Of Blame In It's Not My Fault

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Blame is the belief that a person or inanimate object is responsible for any outcome whether it be good or bad. People often resort to blame to fill the idea that they were not the cause of the outcome but someone else. The quote from the book It’s Not My Fault: The No-Excuse Plan for Overcoming Life’s Obstacles “ We live in a culture of blame. People will blame anyone or anything for their misery sooner than take responsibility to own it and make it better.” written by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend has a way of morphing its way into the blame assigned to the characters of Romeo and Juliet whether it be at Friar Lawrence for marrying them or the families for letting their hatred for each other grow. Blame is assigned to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet…show more content…
If Friar had not married Romeo and Juliet then they would not have killed themselves over the death of one another. Friar exclaims ,”and if aught in this miscarried by my fault.”(5.3.266-267). Friar thinks he is the only one to blame because he sinned and broke a law. Friar illustrates,“Unto the rigor of severest laws.”(5.3.269). Friar is saying that he broke the severest laws by marrying Romeo and Juliet without the consent of their parents leading him to believe he is responsible for everything. The quote, "We live in a culture of blame. People will blame anyone or anything for their misery sooner than take the responsibility to own it and make it better." by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. This applies to the story not by Friar blaming himself but Friar believes that Romeo and Juliet and even their families believe that he is the whole reason for all this misery.Friar stating this causes a ripple in the tone because no one would ever think they would be hearing a priest say this. This shows that any situation can result in a cray outcome but even through misery in this case friar should not be blaming just
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