It might seem that Friar Laurence was most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death. It’s true that Friar Laurence was the one who secretly married Juliet to Romeo resulting in Juliet having to take a potion that put her to sleep for 48 hours in order to avoid marriage to Paris. Nevertheless, Mercutio compelled Romeo to be a guest at the Capulet’s party where he met Juliet and their risky relationship started. So, Mercutio once again instituted the chain of events consummating in Romeo and Juliet’s deaths.
Love. Catastrophe. Death. In this play, two teenagers fall in love in the matter of hours. Their love is forbidden because of a rancor between their families. 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.
Many people in Romeo and Juliet were held responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Although Friar Laurence and Friar John are the most guilty in this situation, other characters were also held responsible. The parents, the lovers themselves, even fate have their own part in this devastation. “Where be these enemies? Capulet, Montague, See what a scourge is laid upon your hate.” (5.3.291-292) This quote of the play was when the feud between the two families had finally ended because of Romeo and
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.
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.
When thinking about tragedies William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to mind. Romeo and Juliet is a tragic story that takes place in Verona where the Montagues and Capulets fight due to their generations of hate. Which their rage ends the life of two lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Romeo, the son of Montague, is a love sick and emotional young man that would do anything to win love. Juliet, the daughter of Capulet, is a thirteen years old young girl that fell in love with Romeo. The two wants to be married and live happily forever. However, right after the marriage everything gave gone south when Tybalt and Romeo fight which Romeo slain Tybalt. This led to the banishment of Romeo and the marriage plan of Juliet and Paris. Friar Laurence sets
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.
Most people see William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet as a romantic love story of two teens who killed themselves for each other, but who is really to blame here? Friar Laurence is at fault for their deaths because he married Romeo and Juliet, did not have a good plan set up, and left Juliet alone in the tomb.
Have you ever thought “who’s fault is it really in Romeo and Juliet?” I think it is the Friar Lawrence, he’s most responsible because even though Romeo and Juliet came up with the idea marriage, the friar was the one who followed through with their idea. So first, he let them and married them. Second, he arranged Juliet’s fake death. Third he didn’t get the note to Romeo fast enough. In my opinion I think the most to blame is the Friar Lawrence. If he wasn’t involved in the play, then no bad would’ve happened in Romeo and Juliet. For example, the Friar is most responsible because even though Romeo and Juliet came up with the idea marriage, the Friar was the one who followed through with their idea. So first, he let them and married them. Second, he arranged Juliet’s fake death. Third he didn’t get the note to Romeo fast enough.
Good decisions. Responsibility. Good advice. These words describe the traits that Friar Laurence lacked. Throughout the story, the Friar made bad decisions, was irresponsible, and gave bad advice. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he made unwise decisions and he is irresponsible.
Death is the last thing on a parent’s mind about their children. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a story about two young lovers who kill themselves in order to be with each other through life and death. Although the two lovers killed themselves for love, who exactly encouraged their deaths? There are a few suspects for such a crime, such as the parents/families themselves, Romeo's father structure, Friar Lawrence, or maybe even Juliet. Whoever it is there is yet another suspect that stands out much more and that is Fate.
Friar Laurence is the one to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because he is the one who gave the poison to Juliet and he didn't communicate his plan to Romeo. Juliet was unsure whether the friar was being honest with her about the sleeping potion. She acts as herself is she indeed killing herself. “ What if it poison what's the friar subtly hath ministr’d to have me dead, lest in this marriage he should be dishonour’d”. If he didn't give her the sleeping potion Romeo wouldn't have killed himself. Juliet made a poor decision by taking the sleeping potion and not knowing if she would ever wake up. In addition Juliet should have made sure that Romeo received the letter
Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to talk to someone but you couldn 't due to problems in the past? If you can relate to this, I would recommend reading Romeo and Juliet. In the story Romeo and Juliet, Lord and Lady Montague and Lord and Lady Capulet are ultimately at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Due to lord and lady capulet and montague continuing their everlasting feud, romeo and juliet both ended up committing suicide. Both romeo and juliet believed that they could not live without one another so when romeo mistakenly thought juliet died, he killed himself which led to the death of juliet.
Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' was about two star-crossed lovers who wanted to live together happily. Sadly, the actions of other characters have greatly impacted the lovers. The characters are the two households, Montague and Capulet, Friar Laurence and Tybalt. The actions of the characters have lead Romeo and Juliet to there deaths.
Would you trust and old guy who gave you a potion that could potentially kill you? Even though this man knew was just as desperate as you are? Juliet did and it actually got her killed in the end. The Friar is surely the one to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet for many reasons. The Friar was the one that agreed to marry Romeo and Juliet behind the backs of their parents, he had the idea of the potion and Juliet’s fake death, and he was the one who was supposed to make sure romeo got the letter and the Friar he sent failed.The friar made the most substantial mistakes for the death of these two young lovers.