Friar Lawrence In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Friar Lawrence - Most To Blame

In the story of Romeo and Juliet there could be many people at fault for the tragedy that happens. I feel like the person most responsible is Friar Lawrence. He on accident lead to Romeo and Juliet dying by not delivering the letter to Romeo that could have made him save Juliet 's life. Since he did not get it to Romeo in time Romeo took his life in grief. There are many reasons why he is to blame, the three I believe that led to Romeo’s death are first he let them get married. Secondly he trusted young inexperienced Friar John in a important task. Thirdly he didn’t watch over Romeo and mentor him.
Friar Lawrence is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he allowed Romeo and Juliet to marry even though the families were against the union. Even though Friar Lawrence is hesitant to do the wedding he changes his mind and encourages them. In the end of Act II he says “Come, Come with me and we
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It was at the moment Friar Lawrence had found out Friar John did not deliver the letter because he was not able to he realized he made a mistake trusting him and should have given him more time for a task like this. For us to know how Friar Lawrence felt about this news of the important letter he says“Unhappy fortune! By my brotherhood, The letter was not nice but full of charge. Of dear import, and the neglecting it May do much danger.” In this quote it again demonstrates how Friar Lawrence is the one most to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because of how he thought his actions over without thinking about the main
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