Friar Lawrence Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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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. Friar Laurence, despite knowing about the family feud, he married Romeo and Juliet. He said “these violent delights have violent ends,” thus warning them himself that even though their marriage is suppose to be a joyous occasion, it will not end well ( Automatically, the friar should have been wanting to keep Romeo and Juliet away from each other knowing their families’ history, yet he decided to marry them knowing that it would not end well. Friar Laurence also comes up with a ridiculous plan to reunite Juliet with Romeo after Romeo is banished from the city of Verona…show more content…
Throughout the play, Juliet never has a relationship with either of her parents, and her guardian is her Nurse. Juliet’s nurse then turns her back on her, once Juliet’s parents tell her that she is marrying Paris. From this, Juliet refuses to talk to the nurse, and is thus isolated from the one person she had once been connected with. With the lack of attention Juliet’s parents gave her, she was isolated. Once Capulet told Juliet that she would marry Paris, she refused. Capulet went on and on about how he had an ungrateful daughter and that “[he’ll] pardon [her]” if “she will not wed” (III.v.189). In other words, if the Juliet did not marry Paris, he wanted nothing to do with her, not even “house with her” (III.v.190). With this further isolation, Juliet felt forced to go out and do what she pleased, and that was to be with Romeo, so she followed the friar’s plan. With the fail of plans, when Juliet wakes, Romeo is already dead, leaving Juliet no other choice but to also commit suicide to be with Romeo
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