Are Friar Lawrence's Intentions In Romeo And Juliet

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Many different pieces of literature occasionally include one unsuspected character that is deemed to be trustworthy; when in reality, they are the ones actually causing conflict, tragedies, and confusion amongst other characters. In this tragedy, both Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet trust the ever so holy, Friar Lawrence, wholeheartedly without knowing he'd one day betray their trust. In William Shakespeare's most famous literary work, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence's decisions and actions were not truly motivated for the love of young Romeo and Juliet. The friar's actions show that the decisions he made weren't truly aimed or motivated for Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet when he decided to marry the both of them in order to end an ancient, family feud, and when he failed in making sure Romeo Montague, whom had been banished, received the letter containing the important updates on what was currently happening. Initially, Friar Lawrence shows his intentions weren't truly for Romeo and Juliet when he decided to marry the two lovers, urged by the strong motivation to end the feud between the Montagues and Capulets. Friar Lawrence wasn't exactly cautious or completely objective in marrying Romeo and Juliet when Romeo had first approached the friar in his cell. Friar Lawrence was doubtful of Romeo's feelings…show more content…
Friar Lawrence's decision in marrying the two, young teenagers, Romeo and Juliet, wasn't fully intentioned for their happiness, but in hope that the Montagues and Capulets would end their feud and get along after centuries of fighting. Friar Lawrence never really put in the effort to make sure that Romeo Montague received the vital letter containing the plan the friar set up. Overall, don't let ancient grudges expand throughout generations and cause drastic
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