The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a story about two star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. These two lovers are in two different families, The Capulets(Juliet's family) and The Montagues (Romeo's family).The two families have a deep hatred for each other, and are constantly fighting in the streets. Romeo and Juliet decide to put their families hatred behind them to pursue their love.This decision and many others would ultimately result in their deaths. Many debate on who is truly at fault for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is clearly at fault for the death of himself and juliet; Romeo's impulsive decisions caused him to make irreversible mistakes, ultimately leading to his death and Juliets. Romeo bears the most guilt for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet for two main reasons. One of the main things that causes the tragedy is Romeo's …show more content…
While the Friar may have helped marry Juliet and Romeo when he states “But come,young,waverer,come go with me,/ in one respect i’ll thy assistant be,/ for this alliance may so happy prove/ to turn your households’ rancor to pure love”(II,iii,89-92). While the Friar did help wed the two lovers, he was doing it out of hope that this would solve the quarrel between the two families. Also the Friars hand was forced because of the fact that Romeo pressured him into marrying them. Romeo states “...but this I pray:/ That thou consent to marry us today”(II,iii,63-64). Romeo was begging the Friar to have him wed to Juliet, and took no time to think about what the consequences were of rushing into this marriage. This is once again showing how Romeo's impulsiveness caused him to make many mistakes leading to his death. Thus showing us that the Friar cannot be at fault for the death of Romeo and Juliet, because he was just doing his job and listening to Romeo's begging
As your advisor, you wanted me to find and tell you who is most in fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is guilty for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence agreed to perform the secret marriage between Romeo and Juliet, despite knowing their family’s rivalry. Friar Lawrence though that him marrying Romeo and Juliet would lead to the end of the family’s tension. Friar Lawrence knew Lord and Lady Capulet did not want Juliet to get married to Romeo but he insisted on helping them getting married in help if ending the family’s feud.
Bethlehem Ephrem Ms. Anderson English, Honors 1, period 6 April 28,2023 Star cross lovers Two young lovers who were domed from the start. Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet is a tragic story of young love, family feuds, and underlying secrets. Rome and Juliet were two young lovers that got caught between their feuding families. There are many things that contributed to both Romeo and Juliets death, but the most significant reason was Friar Lawrence. He is responsible for their deaths because of his bad advice and how he let teenagers make serious decisions without their families knowledge.
The Friar is responsible for killing Romeo because he faked the death of Juliet without Romeo’s
The death of Romeo and Juliet was a tragedy for the whole city of Verona, but the important question is who, or what caused their deaths. The person I believe, who caused the death of Romeo and Juliet was Rome’s own servant, Balthasar. Even though his actions were unintentional, he still ruined Friar Laurence’s plan by telling Romeo that Juliet had died. Balthasar was responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths because he ruined Friar Laurence’s plan by telling Romeo of Juliet’s Death. Balthasar tells Romeo that “her body sleeps in Capel's monument, and her immortal part with angels lives.
Some might argue that Friar Lawrence should take the blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, but he was only doing what they asked of him. The Friar was only trying to help people for the better. In Act 2, Scene 3, the Friar agrees to marrying Romeo and Juliet in hopes of ending the feud. He thinks that these two might have a chance at bringing the two families together and to stop the chaos. He was concerned on marrying them, but dreamed of what could happen in the end.
If you were in love with someone your family hated, what would you do? In the story of "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, two children of rival families fall in love with each other. This ultimately leads to the deaths of both of these two, as well as some others. These deaths which take place in Verona can be mostly blamed on just one person, the friar of the town, Friar Lawrence. Friar Lawrence is the one who wed Romeo and Juliet together, and continued the lies between the Capulets and Montagues.
thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead; and Paris too. Come, I’ll dispose of thee among a sisterhood of holy nuns.” This shows that the Friar did not plan this out and would rather run away than come clean with his plan and the marriage. He would not have had any of this happen if he had told the truth and taken a small punishment for it, but now he will have a greater punishment. The Friar is the most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet — written by William Shakespeare along with many other plays in the 1590s. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy between two star crossed lovers who end up both dying in the end. Friar Lawrence, a cleric, tries getting the young couple together in secrecy,but leads them to their own doom. Friar Lawrence is most responsible for Romeo and Juliet's death due to him marrying them, sending an unreliable messenger, and running away instead of helping Juliet. To begin Friar Lawrence married the young couple by saying “So smile the heavens upon this holy act That after-hours with sorrow chide us not”(6.1 1-2).
When Romeo and Juliet fall in love they go to him. Friar Laurence says, “In one respect I'll thy assistant be, For this alliance may so happy prove, To turn your households' rancor to pure love.” (Shakespeare 2.3. 90-92). Friar Laurence married them for his own benefit, to make peace between the Montagues and the Capulets. He did not thoroughly think it through or consider what this may lead to.
Romeo and Juliet could have lived out their lives if Friar Lawrence had not done the things he did. Friar Lawrance meant well but the choices he made caused Romeo and Juliet's death. If he hadn't made the plans he did and told their parents instead maybe things could've been different. Instead, he agreed to marry them and he even admitted that he was guilty. In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Friar Lawrence is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he married them, he admitted it was his fault, and he made unrealistic plans.
The average everyday person fails to plan out many things throughout their life, but not many of them cost someone's life. But in Friar Lawrence’s case that is exactly what happened. Friar Laurence is one of the main characters in the play, Romeo and Juliet. After all, he is the one who marries them, but that does mean he was helpful. He created many problems for Romeo and Juliet.
People can be pressured into doing things that could potentially impact the rest of their lives. More often than not, this impact is usually negative and would result in changing the way their lives would naturally end up. In my opinion, Friar Laurence is one of these people because of the decisions he chose to make while being pressured by a child. In Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, many people are impacted based on the pressures of one individual.
Davidovich 1 Jesse J. Davidovich Mrs. Rudolph English 9-7 25 April 2023 Lawrence did it! Friar Lawrence's poorly put together plan, as well as his cowardly and untrustworthy actions, were ultimately the sole cause of Romeo and Juilets deaths. “The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare is a Tragedy play in which two young lovers in a 15th century Verona fall in love, but must keep it a secret because they both come from two warring families. Friar Lawrence in the end is responsible for the suicides of both Romeo and Juliet, who were both greatly influenced by him, making him more responsible for their deaths than anyone else in the tragedy.
The Friar married Romeo and Juliet, made ‘’poison” for Juliet to take, and didn’t get the letter to Romeo on time . It all started when Romeo first saw Juliet at a party that he crashed. They had spoke for bit and had fallen in love with each other. They had decided that the following day they would get married.
What is one of the greatest tragedies to ever be told? That would be the story of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet were two star-crossed lovers from feuding families that fell in love against all odds, but tragically died. They met at a party, fell in love at first sight, had a secret marriage, and killed themselves rather than live apart. In William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence was responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he gave them a secret marriage, provided Juliet with a potion that made Romeo think she was dead, and failed to inform Romeo of the plan.