Importance Of Minor Characters In Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet Essay There are many important minor characters in the play Romeo and Juliet. Without them, there would most likely be little diversity to the play and major characters. One such minor character is Friar Laurence. He is one of the most important minor characters that are included in the play. Friar Laurence adds many twists to the plot, such as marrying Romeo and Juliet, and giving Juliet the fake poison. The first reason why Friar Laurence is important is that he plays the important role of the mediator. He always gives neutral advice, and wanted to end the feud between the two houses for a long time; “In one respect I'll thy assistant be/For this alliance may so happy prove/To turn your households’ rancour to pure love”
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