Friar Lawrence Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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In Romeo and Juliet, the author Shakespeareegivess a story of romance tragedy. The two main characters, Romeo and Juliet, are supposed to be sworn enemies but fall in love. Due to their families' ongoing feud, they cannot be together, so they kill themselves because they cannot cope with being separated. Friar Lawrence, the Montagues and Capulets, and Mercutio all had a significant major part in the cause of their deaths. Friar Lawrence can be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence wedded Romeo and Juliet in his cell because they both thought they were deeply in love with each other and had to get married. For instance, when Friar Lawrence is marrying them, he says “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.” (Shakespeare This proves my claim because his marrying them was something he should not have done since he knew there would most likely be consequences because both sides of their families wouldn’t want Romeo and Juliet to get married since they are in a feud. The fact that he also thought it was a bad idea for Romeo and Juliet to get married so quickly after only knowing each other for such a short period of time also supports my claim. Furthermore, Friar Lawrence had a very big impact on not only the characters but as well as the continuation of the story. …show more content…

Since both families have had a feud for several years, this had a big effect on their children. In the story, they mention the dispute between both families very

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