The Death Of Friar Lawrence In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the play “Romeo and Juliet” created by William Shakespeare, the two lovers die in a miserable and tragic way.The deaths of these 14 year olds could have prevented their deaths, but they did not change their destiny. Many tragic events happened throughout the play, even though many people are to be blamed for the lovers deaths, Friar Lawrence is the main character who made an impact in these lover’s death.
Some people state that Romeo is responsible for his own death and Juliet's death, but Romeo only made a minor effect towards his death and Juliet's compare to the choices that Friar Lawrence made which caused a greater impact of the couple’s death. Further investigation showed, Friar Lawrence was guilty for the suicidal deaths of the lovers. Although, Romeo does have a big impact in the tragedy of his death and Juliet's death because he kills Tybalt.
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However, Friar Lawrence is the person who is guilty for Romeo and Juliet's death because he gave Juliet the potion to fall in a deep sleep and make her look dead for 42 hours. Friar Lawrence mistake was trusting Juliet, a young unitelligent and unwise fourteen year old girl with a potion. He could have avoided the dilemma of this huge problem, if only he had planned out his idea better of Juliet not marrying Paris. Friar Lawrence shows how irresponsible and…show more content…
This is because in the beginning he blindly agreed to marry Romeo and Juliet later bringing consequences in the play. Friar Lawrence is guilty because he gave the potion to Juliet and from that event and forward events started taking a horrible twist. All in all, the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare reflects the reality of love and its consequences and it also teaches us to not fool with young love or you can have consequences in your
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