There are several people that could be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet however, Friar Lawrence is the one who is truly to blame for Romeo and Juliet's deaths. He is most to blame out of all people for many obvious reasons. Friar Lawrence is most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he was the one who married the two lovers even though they weren't suppose to be married, gave Juliet this deadly potion,and he feels so guilty at the end which means he knows he's to blame. Friar Laurence was the wise adviser to Romeo and Juliet. He kept their secret and helped them be together.
Romeo and Juliet’s love cannot apart from their two feuding families that lead to their fatal passing in the end. Many people were responsible for their death, as it portrays through out the play. Although, Friar Lawrence is the main person to blame. In William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” Friar Lawrence is responsible for the tragedy of two star crossed lovers for the following reasons, he is easily persuaded, he is irresponsible and is selfish. Friar Lawrence is easily persuaded without thinking in the risks involved.
In the novel of Romeo and Juliet, the theme of love is seen where young Romeo and Juliet are doomed to love. Love dominates the important part of the play carrying the important theme. It mainly focuses on the romantic love between Romeo and Juliet. Their love turns violent overriding all values such as loyalty and emotions. Friar Laurence one of the characters in the play Romeo and Juliet plays a very instrumental role in the theme.
In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, it tells a tale of Romeo and Juliet whom were apart of hateful families. Considering they needed a parental influence in their life they were desperate to find someone who could be a role model in their life. Friar Laurence positively influenced the life of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet were not very close with their rival and money-seeking families, therefore they looked up to someone else to positively or negatively influence their lives. Friar Laurence gives Romeo good advice in the quote, “Therefore love moderately: one love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.”
In the final scene, Prince Escalus absolves Friar Lawrence of all guilt, saying “we still have known thee for a holy man”(V, iii,281). I believe that Friar Lawrence is not responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death. Friar isn’t responsible because even if Friar disagreed to marry them, that wouldn’t have stopped their love. Second, the family feud is what caused all the deaths in the play. Third, it was part of Romeo and Juliet’s fault for not listening to the Friar’s warnings.
The play Romeo and Juliet, which was written by William Shakespeare, is one of the most well-known love stories ever. Romeo and Juliet has many characters and all of them are crucial to the plot, however, one character in the story is very crucial. This character is Friar Lawrence. Friar Lawrence helps Romeo and Juliet through their hard times, by being supportive about Romeo and Juliet’s relationship, knowledgeable about many topics, and caring about the families and their feuds.
In the city of Verona, young Romeo began his trip to Friar Lawrence’s cell for morning confession. He passed the marketplace and many well known people. After the short trip to Friar Lawrence's cell he finally arrived. “Hello Friar Lawrence, how have you been?” Romeo asked.
Anita Brookner, a British award-winning writer of novels, wisely said, “The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.” In Act Three, Scene Three of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence, a Franciscan that plays the part of an adviser to Romeo and Juliet, sees Romeo crying over Romeo’s banishment and how Romeo cannot see Juliet as often anymore. In this monologue, Friar Laurence wants to stop Romeo from suiciding and being gloomy by using insults and bringing up Juliet; directly and indirectly. Friar Laurence attempts to settle down Romeo by name-calling. For example, afterwards, Friar Laurence shouts, “Unseemly women in a seeming man! /
I believe that Friar Lawrence is most responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence was highly involved and influenced the lives of Romeo and Juliet. In other words, he was an important person in their lives and decisions that they each made. They looked to Friar for help and advice when they came across troubles in their lives like arranging their marriage.
In the tortoise and the hare, the hare decided to run as fast as he could to get to the finish line, he wore himself out, took a nap and ended up losing the race to the slow old tortoise. Romeo and Juliet we like the hare and decided to go through with their plan to quickly, they didn’t stop slow down to think about what could happen. In the end death beats them in the race causing them to slow down and think. In the play Romeo and Juliet decide to get married but the Friar and the nurse think they are moving too fast.
In the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, there are many controversial decisions made primarily by Friar Lawrence that led to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence assisted Romeo and Juliet in getting married without the consent of their parents. He also was responsible for giving Juliet a potion that made her appear dead while she waited for Romeo to return. Lastly, Friar Lawrence made the mistake of trusting somebody else to give Romeo a letter informing him of the potion Juliet took.
The Nurse and Friar Lawrence: Two Sides of the Same Story Both Friar Lawrence and the Nurse play integral roles as mentors and confidantes in the unity of Romeo and Juliet, and although the manner in which they unite the two young lovers differs, the two minor characters are decidedly critical to the plot. The Nurse, Juliet’s confidante, is one of the few characters to tell Juliet to openly seek out men and says, “Go, girl, seek happy nights/ to happy days.” , before the masquerade ball (1.4.114). This openness to Juliet expressing her own sexuality in an active role is critical to the young lover’s unity. Because of the Nurse’s encouragement, Juliet was not reluctant and demure when she first encounters Romeo.