The Causes Of Friar Lawrence To Blame For The Death Of Romeo And Juliet

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William Shakespeare once said, “These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triump die, like fire and powder. Which, as they kiss, consume”, to describe his play “Romeo and Juliet”. Romeo and Juliet is the story of a girl and boy who fall in love after one night at a party and they decide to marry each other. Their parents are complete rivals so it made it impossible for them to be together with support from their families. They try to create a plan to trick their families but it unfortunately fails. This leads to both Romeo and Juliet ending their lives when they thought the other had died. This essay will be answering the question of who was to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Some people say that Friar Lawrence was to blame because he was the one who came up with the plan and who failed to tell Romeo about the plan. I would have to disagree with this because Friar Lawrence was only trying to help Romeo and Juliet from the very beginning. I believe that the two people that were truly to blame was Capulet and Lady Capulet, the mother …show more content…

On page 66 Capulet says to Juliet, “He’s the man of any girl’s dreams. But this wretched, whimpering fool, like a whining puppet,..” This evidence supports my reason because it show how Capulet is so quick to bring his only daughter down just because she does not want to marry a man they assigned her to. On page 91 Capulet says after finding the bodies of Juliet and Romeo, “That knife should be in its sheath on that Montague’s back, but instead it’s mis-sheathed in my daughter's breast.” This evidence supports my reason because it shows how even after finding the body of his daughter, Capulet still referred back to the Matougues in a negative way instead of mourning for his only daughter's

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