Second, he arranged Juliet’s fake death. Third he didn’t get the note to Romeo fast enough. Friar Lawrence is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because, yes R&J came up with the idea of marriage, it was the friar that followed through with it, and married them. If the Friar had not agreed to marry them, then who knows what would have happened. They could have run away and gotten married somewhere else where they could have lived happy and in peace, or they could have just not gotten married and live completely different lives.
The first reason why Friar Laurence is to blame is because he married Romeo and Juliet. After they decided they wanted to get married right away, Romeo and Juliet go to Friar’s cell to get married. Friar first questions the love because Romeo was in love with another women only a few hours ago. He only agrees to marry them because he thinks it will end the family tension. “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; / For this alliance may be so happy prove / To turn your households’ rancor to pure love” (II.iii.90-92).
Romeo and Juliet fell in love and got married because of Romeo, knowing that their families would not accept the relationship, and that it may fuel the feud. In fact, deaths were caused by such unwise decisions taken by Romeo. There are many examples throughout the William Shakespeare 's tragedy Romeo and Juliet that illustrate the point that Romeo 's unwise choices lead to the six deaths in the play. Romeo is feeling melancholic because he is in love with a chist. He refuses to get over the one way relationship, so his cousin Benvolio helps him think through his thoughts.
On the other hand when Romeo told his father about him marring Juliet his father wanted them to get married. He wanted them to get married because he was hopping the two families would become one and have less
Friar Lawrence told Friar John to send the letter again but Lawrence is staying at the grave of Juliet. “ I 'll keep her at my cell till Romeo come.”(5.2 28-28) The Friar has to go to the tomb before Romeo because he isn 't in good spirits. When Friar Lawrence gets to the Capulet monument he sees Romeo dead and Juliet wake up and he tells Juliet to leave because the watchmen are on the way and all his plans failed. Friar old Juliet that “ I will dispose of thee among a sisterhood of holy nuns.”(5.3 156-157) Juliet tricked the Friar and as he waited upstairs Juliet killed herself. The watchmen capture Friar on his escape and take him to the prince by the dead bodies of Romeo and Juliet.
Who’s is to blame for the various deaths in the play of “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare? Friar Lawrence is to blame. Romeo and Juliet, teenage lovers, fell in love but their families hated each other. They got married in secret by Friar Lawrence. When Juliet didn’t want to married Paris, Friar Lawrence gave her poison to make her fate her death.
If certain characters had thought or acted differently at certain points of the play, could the Star-Crossed lover’s deaths been prevented? In the play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence are the individuals responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet. The tragedy is about two young adults that fall in love, which ultimately leads to their doom. Their deaths cause the altercation between Lord Capulet and Lord Montague to end. Throughout this wild plot, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence’s actions are to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death.
In fact, in the prologue it says “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;” the phrase star-crossed means full of bad luck. So this play is meant to have bad luck (or bad decisions?). When Romeo and Juliet decide to get married or Juliet decides to fake her death and not tell Romeo. Those decisions were foolish and self-centered decisions. Even Romeo stabbing himself after he finds Juliet was a rash decision.
Juliet having to marry Paris was what inspired the plan that led to Romeo and Juliet's untimely demise. In this instance Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to drive the plot forward. If the characters in the play were aware of the marriage then they would get mad, and many of the things that led to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have happened, including the Friar's plan to have Juliet fake
Although there were many people to blame in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Lord Capulet’s harsh decision for Juliet about her marriage makes her feel very desperate for a solution. Juliet then goes to Friar Lawrence for a plan, which resulted in her death. Therefore Friar Lawrence is to blame. One of the factors to their deaths is Father Capulet forcing Juliet to marry Paris and making harsh statements. “Hang thee, young baggage!