Around 1594 Shakespeare wrote the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. This story has an intricate plot line; the two lovers prevail from rivaling families, after falling in love they marry and intend to run away to live together. From thereafter a series of actions taken by a number of the characters leads to their deaths. Despite the Nurse helping Juliet on numerous occasions, Friar Lawrence was at fault because he didn’t succeed in telling Romeo about the details of Juliet’s plan, created the plans that causes their deaths, and married the couple. The Nurse on numerous occasions helps Juliet’s in her schemes to meet Romeo. For instance, she says, “Your lady mother is coming to your chamber. / The day is broke; be wary; look about.” (Shakespeare 3.5.39-40) This quote shows the Nurse warning Juliet that her mother was coming when the newlyweds were consummating. She may seem guilty earlier in …show more content…
He conducts the marriage at the end of act 2 scene 5. Where he states, ” For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone / Till Holy Church incorporate two in one.” (Shakespeare 2.5.36-37) This demonstrates how he married them and causes the domino effect that followed. From the same scene, it previously showed how he knew the risks involved in the marriage, “These violent delights have violent ends / And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, / Which, as they kiss, consume.” (Shakespeare 2.5.9-11) In this statement he uses a metaphor, comparing the couple to fire and powder, which when brought together can have explosive reactions, to explain that the couple is rushing into the relationship too fast, and they are most likely feeling, not love, but lust. This clarifies that despite these many signs for him to not marry them, he continues to do so; which inevitably induces their
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In Act 2, Scene 6, Romeo is with the Friar, and he is about to be married to Juliet. We know this because the Friar says “You shall not stay alone until holy church incorporate two into one ”. This is
(2.4.168-173) The Nurse actually gave thought to Juliet’s well-being unlike the Friar, who remained ignorant to the dangers of Romeo and Juliet’s relationship. Following Romeo’s exile, the Nurse promised Juliet that she would seek him out to “... comfort [Juliet]. I wot well where he is. Hark ye, your Romeo will be here at night.
Sometimes there are consequences for being too helpful and that is the case in the story Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is the one to blame for the sad death of Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the whole story, Friar Lawrence was trying to help the lovers but he kept many secrets from them and made a few mistakes like the letter not being sent and staging Juilet death. In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet Friar Lawrence is the one to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because he gave Juliet the potion and the important letter that wasn’t sent to Romeo.
Should Romeo and Juliet be held responsible for their impulsive behavior? Romeo and Juliet were young and in love and got married within less than a day of knowing each other and then ended up committing suicide. I think that Romeo and Juliet should take some of the blame; still I also think that there are other reasons. I believe that Friar Lawrence should take some of the blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Friar Laurence contributes to the events that leads to the lover’s deaths when he agrees to marry them after being angry at Romeo for loving the daughter of Capulet. FRIAR LAURENCE: “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be;/ For this alliance may so happy prove/ To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” (2.3.98-100) As a result of Friar Laurence’s decision to marry the two, Romeo and Juliet’s fate is sealed. By choosing to turn the two households to pure love by marrying the star-crossed lovers allow this tragedy to
“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” (Shakespeare 2.3.101). In the beginning he said not to rush into a relationship, but then he willingly marries the two even though they went really fast. Even though he said to go slow he still married them. Friar Lawrence is also the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he didn’t tell others what was going on.
Love. Catastrophe. Death. In this play, two teenagers fall in love in the matter of hours. Their love is forbidden because of a rancor between their families.
Friar Lawrence would take most of the blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because he was an adviser to them and he was the one who gave Juliet the idea of drinking a 42hr sleeping potion which was not a good idea. He did everything he could to save this relationship but did he ever think twice before doing it? The Friar knew what was going on between Romeo and Juliet yet, he didn’t tell them to slow down, sit and talk to them about their relationship or try talking with both families and try to end the feud between them (if that was the case). He should’ve done something to prevent this from happening. And also, he shouldn’t have given the sleeping potion to Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet is a play about star-crossed lovers. Romeo is apart of a high class Montague family; their rival is the Capulet family. Romeo falls in love with the daughter of Lord Capulet. They want to get married but they know that this will not be approved between their family feud. This is why they secretly ask Friar Laurence to marry them in secret.
This line shows importance because Friar Laurence basically says that the marriage was okay, despite the fact that the Capulets and the Montagues are feuding families and have been that way for who knows how long. Another thing to consider is that marrying them is rebelling against this
Romeo and Juliet: Friar Laurence is to Blame In Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence plays a major role in the deaths of the pair. The Friar is a member of the Order of St. Francis, a group of wise and generous priests, Romeo and Juliet trusted Friar Laurence and his insight, turning to him for advice, and solutions. However, Friar Laurence’s rash decision in marrying Romeo and Juliet, his reckless plan for rescuing Juliet from an arranged marriage with Paris, and his fear of committing sin all added to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He was there throughout Romeo’s and Juliet 's lives; he married them, came up with a plan to keep them together, and was a friend throughout their tragedies. Friar Laurence, through his lack of good
Romeo and Juliet is a world renowned play written by William Shakespeare. In the play, irresponsible adults are the most to blame for the deaths. The adults at faults are Friar Laurence, the Capulets, and the Prince. The first irresponsible adult to blame for most of the deaths is Friar Laurence.
He was trying to help reunite the families by doing this but he didn't think it all the way through so out of stupidity he married them. The quote to support to support this claim is from when the Friar is about to marry the two in the street with the help of the Nurse, as they are waiting he pulls Romeo aside and gives him some luck. “"So smile the heavens upon this holy act / That after-hours with sorrow chide us not!” (Act II Scene VI lines 1-2 Shakespeare). In other words he’s saying, May the heavens be happy with this holy act of marriage, so nothing unfortunate happens later to make us regret it.
Imagine a trusted counselor who betrays others by giving terrible advice. In Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, a similar situation occurs among Friar Lawrence, Romeo, and Juliet. The opposition believes that Friar Lawrence would not be responsible and it would be Romeo and Juliet’s fault due to do the several years of the hatred toward the two families. After analyzing all the information, it is Friar Lawrence’s fault for the death and Romeo and Juliet because the Friar constantly left out valuable information that he is supposed to tell Romeo or Juliet.