Examples Of Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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Through it all, who is to blame for the untimely death in Romeo and Juliet? In the story Romeo and Juliet, by playwright William Shakespeare, two kids, Romeo and Juliet, fall in love with each other. They meet at a party and lock eyes, kiss, and get married a day later. Although life seemed to be great, they soon ran into a problem. Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend, falls into an altercation with Tybalt. Because of this, Romeo intervenes, and because of the intervention, Mercutio gets stabbed. Although Romeo did not want to fight, it was do or die. Romeo fights Tybalt and gets his revenge. Because of this, he was exiled and unable to pursue his relationship with Juliet, ending in the suicide of both Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is to blame for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he married them in secret, failed to deliver Romeo the letter pertaining to Juliet’s staged death, and left Juliet in the Capulet tomb alone.
To begin, Friar Lawrence marries Romeo and Juliet, even though he knows they just met. Friar Lawrence has a reason for this, which is, “for this alliance may so happy prove. / To turn your households' rancor to pure love” …show more content…

It’s not like Friar did not try, but he did fail. Before Friar runs away though, he says, “I hear some noise. Lady, come from that nest. / Of death, contagion, and unnatural sleep” (5.3.151-152). In this quote, we see Friar tried, just not enough to convince her. He was more worried about the incoming people. He had no desire to stay and help Juliet whilst putting his life at risk. Even though she deserves it after all he has failed to do. And because of her very tough realization of Romeo’s passing, he should have stayed with her. Juliet, unable to deal with the loss of her husband, no longer wants to live. Even though Friar tried to help and be the good guy, he failed. Which ended up with the loss of two young

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