Comparing Friar Lawrence To Blame In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Tragic Drama, Romeo and Juliet, takes place in Verona. In this city lives one perpetual feud between two noble families- The Montagues and Capulets. It was love at first sight for Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. A pair of star-cross’d lovers, forbidden to love one another because of their last names. Even though it would be a sin to love each other, nothing could stop the love burning bright between them once they locked eyes at Lord Capulet’s ball. They got married in secret and hoped that this action would end their family's feud. Forced to marry Paris, a kinsman of the Prince, Juliet plans to run away with Romeo and live happily ever after. What she didn’t know was that her hourglass with Romeo would quickly run out. After Romeo’s best…show more content…
Juliet did hold the knife drenched with her blood and Romeo did hold the bottle of poison that killed him ever so quickly. One may also agree that Friar Lawrence was to blame of the deaths. Friar lawrence did create the plan of Juliet’s “fake death” and did conjure up the potion to do so. There are many people who could be blamed, but it all starts from the beginning. If Lord Montague and Lord Capulet were mature enough to end the feud, Romeo and Juliet could have been happily married and in love. Their lives and their loved ended because of the feud. Lord Montague and Lord Capulet are to blame for the deaths because they had complete control over their children, they had an extremely poor relationship with their children, and most importantly, never ended the feud. It took their children's lives, to end the incompetent altercation.
If there was no feud. There was no quarrels between the two families. What would have happened? What would have happened was Romeo and Juliet would age an old life together. They would get to exchange wedding vows in a huge weeding on the streets of verona- not in secret. They would be able to love with no restrictions. But going back to reality there was a feud between two noble family, and the center of that feud started with both Lords. This is why they are to blame for Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet’s
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