Friar Lawrence Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story. One of the reasons the play is so well known for is its ending. The star crossed lovers come to an untimely death. There are three main suspects for who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence who sent the letter to Romeo. Their parents who would never let them be together and finally Romeo and Juliet themselves. This essay will discuss who is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet. The idea that Friar Lawrence is responsible is very popular and he is usually one of the first to blame. He was motivated to help Romeo and Juliet be together. He sent the letter that unfortunately never got to Romeo. But technically it wasn’t his fault that was Friar John and he was stuck in a quarantine house and couldn’t leave. So overall there was nothing he could do. If anything the friar was their best hope. He came up with the plan that would help them be together. Though The Friar should probably have …show more content…

Throughout the story they are constantly fighting each other. They certainly didn’t help the situation. They wanted nothing to do with Romeo and the Montagues. They were forcing a marriage on Juliet to someone she did not love. The way to look at it is that they were just complicating things. They pressured Romeo, Juliet and the Friar to come up quickly with an idea because the marriage between Juliet and Paris was fast approaching. The way Romeo, Juliet and the Friar dealt with the situation was not good. There are many better ways that Romeo could have come up with that would have avoided their families and could let him and Juliet be together. If you think back to the story neither Romeo or Juliet ever asked either of their families if being together would be okay with them. So probably but unlikely but still a better start then immediately coming with a risky plan with obviously high

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