Friar Lawrence Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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Beloved Prince, As all of Verona knows, Romeo and Juliet have died and the whole town is in complete chaos. Romeo and Juliet’s life was cut short because of misunderstandings, rivalry, and forbidden love. I believe that one person has the most responsibility, despite the fact that many others may be held accountable for their deaths. I think that Friar Laurence is held most accountable for Romeo and Juliet's death as he made hasty/ ignorant decisions, and he was also very egocentric. Friar Lawrence is primarily to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths as he is very egocentric and encourages rash decisions, he also doesn't think about the consequences of his actions. Friar Lawrence encourages Romeo and Juliet to marry each other without the consent …show more content…

After Romeo was kicked out of Verona, Juliet was forced to marry Paris, and Friar thought it was a good idea to make Juliet fake her death by giving her a sleeping potion. He sent a messenger to deliver a letter to Romeo explaining his “genius plan”, but he didn’t tell the urgency of the letter to the messenger so it didn't get sent in time. He made a rash decision to give Juliet the sleeping potion and let her fake her death. Friar Lawrence should take most of the blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because he was an adviser to them and he was the one who gave Juliet the idea of drinking a 42-hour sleeping potion. He shows that he makes rash judgments and proves himself to be a coward throughout the play. Juliet was alone in a tomb with nobody watching her, but Friar should’ve been there making sure she was safe. By the time he came to make sure Juliet was awake, he found Romeo and Paris dead and saw that Juliet was trying to kill herself. Instead of trying to stop Juliet, he runs away so people don't see him. Even though Friar’s intentions were right, the tragedies that occurred later on …show more content…

He didn’t mean for it to end up the way it did. Friar was always supporting them, and he did a lot for them”. However... Good intentions don’t always correspond to pleasant results. Even if Friar’s intentions weren’t for Romeo and Juliet to kill themselves, they still did, because they went through with his plans. Romeo killed himself because he never knew that Juliet was in a sleeping spell, and he didn’t know because Friar never explained the urgency of the letter to the

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