The Irresponsible Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet

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The Irresponsible Deaths of Romeo and Juliet There is always that one person that does not listen to anyone no matter if they are given good or bad advice. That one person always ends up on the wrong path. That is the same story as “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet”, by William Shakespeare. Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Is it Friar Laurence, Tybalt, or even Romeo himself? There are multiple people to blame for the deaths because they had a lot of other influences to lead them on to death such as fights with Tybalt that they were involved in. Or the feud between the families of Capulets and Montagues. Maybe that had set off a spark that had soon lit the fire that led to the shameful deaths of Romeo and Juliet. In the first place, could Friar Lawrence be to blame for the deaths of these two star-crossed lovers? He did not offer help to Romeo very much after Romeo had gotten banished. Nor did he get the message to Romeo in time for Juliet’s evil plan to take place. Friar quotes “O deadly sin! O rude unthankfulness/ Thy fault our law calls death: but the kind prince./” (3.2. 24-25). Friar Laurence did not even try one bit to help out Romeo and calm him down after he had gotten banished. The Friar had just started yelling at Romeo and kept saying that he should stop being ungrateful for his punishment because it was not that bad of a punishment. He could have been executed. Friar needed to be more supportive of Romeo’s banishment because Romeo
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