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Friar Lawrence's Death In Romeo And Juliet

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In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, it is hardly reasonable to blame one character for the deaths of the two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Their deaths were a result of the naïveness of their young age, the archaic blood-feud between their families, and invaluably more small factors as a result of the Butterfly Effect. However, the one who is most responsible for the double demise is the one who validated their fickle attraction toward each other, the only person who, throughout the entire story, encouraged the quick reciprocation of the misguided savoir-faire which lead to their marriage. This person was Friar Lawrence. Friar Lawrence was the first person, besides Romeo and Juliet, who thought that immediately marrying two teenagers
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