Friar Lawrence Responsible For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet both died by suicide but it is not Romeo’s or Juliet’s fault for both of their death. The death of both was their fate which is mentioned in the chorus. Romeo and Juliet’s deaths can still be blamed on other characters. Especially Friar Laurence, who tried to help Romeo and Juliet but failed in the end. The most responsible character for Romeo and Juliet's deaths was Friar Laurence because he didn’t even really care about the relationship between Romeo and Juliet. He made many plans for their relationship. However it didn’t work out because of his mistakes and selfishness for marrying Romeo and Juliet quickly and it ended in a dire way. Friar Lawrence left Juliet alone in the tomb, which directly led to her death. “Come, …show more content…

One of the biggest mistakes of Friar Laurence when sending this important letter to Romeo was that Friar Laurence trusted someone else to send this very important letter to Romeo. Ofcourse, these ironic events happened but in a different style, Friar John couldn’t send the letter that Friar Laurence gave because of quarantine for a disease. ”Unhappy fortune. By my brotherhood, The letter was not nice but full of charges Of dear import, and the neglecting it May do much danger.” (Act V, scene 1, line …show more content…

He knew that their families really hated each other and they always fought when they found the opportunity. However, Friar Laurence still accepted their marriage. He might also have thought that the Prince may have awarded him for bringing peace to Verona. He did warn well of the reality of this marriage but didn’t stop Romeo from it. He warns Romeo about this marriage but Romeo still decides to marry. Friar Laurence made the chance to stop Romeo from his bad thoughts and he could help Romeo in other ways. However Friar Laurence didn’t decide to help Romeo and he just warned him and left him like that. It is also noticeable from his quotes. “violent delights have violent ends,” “So smile the heavens upon this holy act That after\-hours with sorrow chide us not.” (Act 2 scene 6 lines 1 and

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