Friar Lawrence was the wise adviser to Romeo and Juliet. He kept their secret and
The tale of Romeo and Juliet ends with the death of the two lovers. But there is a reason behind their passing. Friar Lawrence, a priest in Verona, had a big part of the play, and may be the reason for Romeo and Juliet to lay still forever in their graves. The friar was the one that devised the plan to fake Juliet’s death, but ran away in cowardice when he was afraid. Friar Lawrence was depended on by Romeo and Juliet with their secrets even though he was the only adult trusted in this situation other than the nurse. Friar Lawrence made rash decisions without thinking of a back-up plan. Friar Lawrence is to blame for their death.
Romeo and Juliet is known to be a tragedy. The Prince says that everyone is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet. I think that Friar Lawrence, out of everyone, is the most to blame for the deaths.
In the tomb he says, “Stay not to question, for the watch is coming; come, go, good Juliet. I dare not stay longer. ”(5.3.158-159). Instead of staying with her, he was afraid of the consequence if he was caught there, so he fled and soon after he fled Juliet sacrificed herself to be with Romeo. If Friar Lawrence had stayed with Juliet and not have been scared over the consequence, Juliet could have
Around 1594 Shakespeare wrote the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. This story has an intricate plot line; the two lovers prevail from rivaling families, after falling in love they marry and intend to run away to live together. From thereafter a series of actions taken by a number of the characters leads to their deaths. Despite the Nurse helping Juliet on numerous occasions, Friar Lawrence was at fault because he didn’t succeed in telling Romeo about the details of Juliet’s plan, created the plans that causes their deaths, and married the couple.
Friar Lawrence is responsible for the couple’s death because of his poor planning. After Romeo is banished, Juliet comes to the Friar for a solution. She goes to the friar because the friar is the one who married them and the only other adult in on their secret love. With Juliet threatening to kill herself, the friar comes up with an elaborate but messy plan.
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.
He was the one who married the two, hoping that the marriage would cause an end to the feuding. Romeo and Juliet getting married was banned and wouldn't be able to take place without Friar Lawrence. Friar Lawrence stupidly chose to marry Romeo and Juliet even though he knew that it would cause issues in the future. The Friar says in the beginning of the story "this alliance may so happy prove To turn your households' rancor to pure love." (II iv 91-92) This shows that the Friar has doubts and only has a small bit of hope that Romeo and Juliet's marriage will actually be successful.
In the play, the actions of Friar Lawrence contribute to the death of both Romeo and Juliet. Although the friar is not in love, he is still as involved as both Romeo and Juliet. In Act II, Romeo approaches the friar and asks him to marry him and Juliet. The friar responds with “Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here!…
Romeo and Juliet is a play about star-crossed lovers. Romeo is apart of a high class Montague family; their rival is the Capulet family. Romeo falls in love with the daughter of Lord Capulet. They want to get married but they know that this will not be approved between their family feud. This is why they secretly ask Friar Laurence to marry them in secret. If Friar didn’t marry them it would of not started the chain reactions of events that occur next. The play ends with three tragic deaths; those including being Romeo and Juliet. Friar Laurence is mostly to blame for the tragic events in Romeo and Juliet, because of he did things in secret, not communicating clearly, and not executing his plans.
As they arrange a marriage behind everyone’s back, everything seems to be testing them; including a fight that broke out and ended in Tybalt’s murder and Romeo being banished from his hometown, Verona. Juliet could not go without being with her love, Romeo, and quickly had to find a way to be with him before her other marriage that her father arranged for her took place. As the friar arranges a plan for the two star-crossed lovers to reunite, things don’t work out the way they’re supposed to and end in the deaths of both characters. In Shakespeare’s, “Romeo and Juliet” Friar Laurence is to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths because he is devious and has a poor planning ability.
At the beginning of the play, Romeo goes to Friar Lawrence in hopes that he will marry him and Juliet the next day. The Friar agrees, but only in hopes that uniting Romeo and Juliet, will unite the Montague and Capulet families at last, ending their feud. “For this alliance may so happy prove, To turn your households’ rancour to pure love” (II, iii, 91-92). After the marriage of Romeo and Juliet, many things go wrong; such as when Romeo gets exiled for killing Tybalt, when Capulet engages Juliet to Paris, when Balthasar delivers news of Juliet’s death to Romeo, and many deaths that could have been prevented, including Juliet and Romeo’s. After the Prince’s watchmen discover Romeo and Juliet dead in the Capulet family tomb, Friar Lawrence admits to marrying them and tells the Prince of Romeo and Juliet’s story: “Romeo, there dead, was husband to that Juliet;
Romeo and Juliet: Friar Laurence is to Blame In Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence plays a major role in the deaths of the pair. The Friar is a member of the Order of St. Francis, a group of wise and generous priests, Romeo and Juliet trusted Friar Laurence and his insight, turning to him for advice, and solutions. However, Friar Laurence’s rash decision in marrying Romeo and Juliet, his reckless plan for rescuing Juliet from an arranged marriage with Paris, and his fear of committing sin all added to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He was there throughout Romeo’s and Juliet 's lives; he married them, came up with a plan to keep them together, and was a friend throughout their tragedies. Friar Laurence, through his lack of good
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a love story about two star-crossed lovers whose love for each other leads them to kill themselves. Although we tend to blame the deaths of Romeo and Juliet on their fickle and irresponsible behavior, there is one character who I believe is ultimately responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is the Friar responsible for marriage and confession for the Montagues and the Capulets. When Romeo and Juliet go to the Friar seeking their marriage, he accepts, thinking that the marriage might repair the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.
Shakespeare uses monologue, in Romeo and Juliet, to reveal how attentive Friar Lawrence was to portray that one would try to direct another, who has gone astray, toward the right path. After the prince declared Romeo is banished from Verona, Romeo was crying “tears [that were] womanish” about his banishment on the floor of Friar Lawrence’s chamber (Romeo and Juliet 3.3.120). Friar thought Romeo had matured after his mishap with Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, but saw that he was an “unseemingly woman in a seeming man”(3.3.122). He then began to understand that Romeo’s “wild acts” were caused by “the unreasonable fury of the beast” inside him (3.3.120-21). Friar couldn’t believe that Romeo had chosen to “[kill] the love which [he] hast vowed to cherished” and he reminded him that “[he], the dear love [had sworn], but was a hollow perjury”(3.3.138-39). He knew that Romeo has a “noble shape, but [with] a form of wax, digressing from the valor of a man”(3.3.136-37).