Did Friar Lawrence Cause The Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet

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Love resembles a fire, difficult to start, easy to set off, throughout Romeo and Juliet's journey, Friar Laurence is the water, setting off their love with the worst decisions he could possibly make. In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, occurs many different scenes portraying the story of two star-crossed lovers, hence the name, to their lamentable death. But throughout this whole play, Friar Laurence was easily the magnet for the most chaos between their love, making very unintelligent decisions that lead to their death. Although Friar Laurence seems very helpful, he easily proves to cause the most disorder causing the inevitable death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Laurence admits countless times he couldn't help Romeo with his love affair, but the main problem was improper plan making, which lacks a large extent of time and thought. His intention was "To turn your households rancor to pure love," without informing their parents(2.3.97-99). Although this secretive alliance made Romeo and Juliet feel better, it also caused many impediments imperfection Friar Laurence's plans. Where these impediments stopped them from getting outside help, which was direly needed in Romeo and Juliet's case. Friar Laurence also failed his plan by trusting Friar John and not himself, as Friar John was "In this city visiting the …show more content…

It might have been Lord Capulet who caused their death, Mercutio, or even Fate itself. However, Romeo's abruptness with his "Heart's dear love," and their love life caused an excess of distress(2.3.57). However, Friar Laurence agreed to break the rules and intentionally marry Romeo and Juliet secretly. Their life was between Friar Laurence's hands, and he failed to keep their lives a grasp, causing the most mayhem in their so told true love. Conflicting with all the rules he set for others, without acknowledging the regulations he should have set for

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