Lawrence Is To Blame For The Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Should Romeo and Juliet be held responsible for their impulsive behavior? Romeo and Juliet were young and in love and got married within less than a day of knowing each other and then ended up committing suicide. I think that Romeo and Juliet should take some of the blame; still I also think that there are other reasons. I believe that Friar Lawrence should take some of the blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence thought that their marriage could end the feud but it didn’t do anything because the family never found out about their love until they were dead. Friar Lawrence married Romeo and Juliet when they had only known each other for a short time so how could they know they loved each other. “These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which, as they kiss, consume. The sweetest honey is loathsome in his own deliciousness and in the taste confounds the appetite. Therefore love moderately. Long love doth so. Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.” (Friar Lawrence Act ii, Scene vi).…show more content…
The Montagues and Capulets hate each other so Romeo and Juliet can’t tell anyone other that Friar Lawrence and the Nurse. Romeo and Juliet can’t be seen together because their families would not accept them anymore. The two families fight a lot and I think that Romeo and Juliet felt pressure by these instances. Romeo wanted peace when he was fighting Tybalt I think that Romeo and Juliet should be to blame for their deaths. I think that they should be to blame because they are too young and I don’t think that they could really know what love really is. I think that they are too young to get married within a few days. I think that all mentioned in the paragraphs above should be to blame for the deaths of Romeo and
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