Friar Lawrence Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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In Romeo and Juliet, about twenty-six percent of the characters died. Romeo and Juliet, who were star-crossed lovers died early in their lives, but who was to blame? As stated in William Shakespeare in “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,” Friar Lawrence, the towns Friar, married the two lovers right from the start. It was secretive however, because their families were enemies and they did not want them to be together. Friar Lawrence said, “Is Rosaline, whom thou didst love so dear,. So soon forsaken? Young men's love then lies. Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes,” after Romeo had told friar he was in love with Juliet after just seeing her. Romeo was still sad that his relationship with Rosaline was not going to work out. Friar knew that Romeo was not in love with her, but did not stop him from going after Juliet. If he would have stopped him from trying to meet Juliet, they never would have met and there never would have been feud between all of the characters, causing their deaths. …show more content…

Before Juliet had woken up after she had taken the potion, Romeo arrived in shock that his lover had done such a thing. As a result, he took his life because he thought Juliet had done the same. Little did he know Juliet was not actually dead. Friar Lawrence was also on the way to find Juliet. If Friar would have arrived a second sooner, he could have talked to Romeo and told him that she was not dead and she was to wake up soon. However, he arrived late and it was too late. Romeo had already committed

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