Friar Lawrence's Speech Analysis

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In Act II, Scene iii of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare starts with Friar Lawrence giving a speech about nature, plants and more.. He is basically explaining how everything in life has a negative with a positive influence. Evil in the world keeps people from living virtuous lives. This creates a theme that focuses on his explanations to support it. In the beginning of Lawrence’s speech it basically talks about how the light in the world over- powers the dark. Then, later in his speech, he goes a little vague and talks about poison, death, and so forth. Near the end, he talks about a ,“poisonous flower” and how if you make one wrong choices, there is a consequence. It is also talking about how one negative
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