Friar Lawrence Punished For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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In the play “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” the prince states that someone will be punished for Romeo and Juliet’s death, and in my eyes, I foresee that Friar Lawrence is going to get blamed dur to his elaborate plans and making them keep fighting. For example, why would Friar Lawrence let Romeo and Juliet if he knew that neither of the parents would have allowed it. “Come, come with me, and we will make short work. For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone Till holy church incorporate two in one.” That connects to my first claim because it shows how willingly and fast he wanted to get them married so they can have some alone time. Next he prepares a potion for Juliet to make her sleep for 42 hours straight and that Romeo will be able to take her and they will be able to run away together.” Hold, daughter. …show more content…

If, rather than to marry County Paris, Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself, Then is it likely thou wilt undertake A thing like death to chide away this shame, That copest with death himself to ’scape from it. An if thou darest, I’ll give thee remedy.” This relates to my 2nd claim because he is saying that she will come near to death, but still be alive like she’s in a coma. He tells her that if she is fearless enough he has a remedy. The fact that he says darest leads me to believe that the potion could potentially kill her because he isn’t sure if the flower in it is potent enough to kill you. He did say if the flower was made wrong you would die. Lastly, when he was explaining things to the prince he clearly explained all of his plans and how he had given Romeo and Juliet marriage. “ (skims the letter) This letter doth make good the friar’s words, Their course of love, the tidings of her death. And here he writes that he did buy a poison Of a poor 'pothecary, and therewithal Came to this vault to die and lie with

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