Friar Lawrence Is To Blame For Juliet's Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet

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“O happy dagger, this is thy sheath. There rust let me die” What lead Juliet to say these words, and who is to be blamed for her and Romeo’s deaths? Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time at a party for the Capulets, Romeo should not have been there, but he is trying to get over his first love. When the two meet they fall in love instantly. The two get married without telling anyone. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, then order that she marry Paris, another Capulet. Juliet does not want to marry Paris. Juliet goes to Friar Laurence for a solution, so she will not have to marry Paris; his idea is to make her appear dead. She accepts the plan and drinks the poison that Friar gives her. The problem appears when Romeo finds Juliet in a deep sleep.…show more content…
Some people may think that Friar Laurence is ultimately to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths, but I have evidence proving that he should not be blamed for this tragedy. Friar Laurence gave Juliet the poison that put her in deep sleep only because she asked him for a solution. He did not want her to commit suicide, like she said she would, if he did not give her any other solutions. Friar clearly explained to Juliet what would happen to her and how she would appear to others if she took this poison, and she still wanted to take it. We should not blame Friar for giving Juliet what she asked for. Instead we should blame her father, Lord…show more content…
Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo saying that there is going to be a battle between the two, but the letter never gets to Romeo. Mercutio is the one who gets the letter and does not tell Romeo. When Tybalt comes to battle Romeo, Mercutio tries to distract Tybalt, so he will not try to fight Romeo, and he gets killed. Romeo is angry with Tybalt, because of what he did to Mercutio, and ends up killing Tybalt. He then felt regret right after he did this, because they are now related through marriage. If Tybalt had not killed Mercutio, Romeo would not have gotten upset with Tybalt. When people found out about Tybalt being killed by Romeo, the Prince banished him from Verona. Since he gets banished it is harder for him to see Juliet, which also made it hard for the news about her being in a deep sleep to reach Romeo. These are my reasons on why Tybalt should also be to blame for the two
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