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.
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!…
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.
The Killer Friar A Friar is a man of God. A man of whom is supposed to help God’s loving children and followers and a man whom is supposed to know what is best when it comes to being asked for advice. Friar Laurence in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is anything but what a Friar is supposed to be and ends up causing the deaths of four of six characters within the play. Friar Laurence did not physically go up and murder these characters but indirectly caused these deaths through leaving a suicidal alone and relying solely on the Church and himself rather than outside forces.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Friar Lawrence is quite an overly optimistic man, which is the first reason that he is responsible for Romeo and Juliet 's deaths. When Romeo and Juliet came to him seeking marriage, he should not have agreed without ensuring that they understood the sacramental values of marriage that they
“And this distilled liquor drink thou off; When presently through all thy veins shall run. A cold and drowsy humor, for no pulse,” (S.S, pg. 453). Friar Lawrence quoted that he would help Juliet fake her death. This is why Friar Lawrence is the one to blame for causing the most trouble in Romeo and Juliet. Yes, there are many other characters in the story to blame, but Friar Lawrence helped with a series of events that led to Juliet's death.
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.
Friar Lawrence would take most of the blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because he was an adviser to them and he was the one who gave Juliet the idea of drinking a 42hr sleeping potion which was not a good idea. He did everything he could to save this relationship but did he ever think twice before doing it? The Friar knew what was going on between Romeo and Juliet yet, he didn’t tell them to slow down, sit and talk to them about their relationship or try talking with both families and try to end the feud between them (if that was the case). He should’ve done something to prevent this from happening. And also, he shouldn’t have given the sleeping potion to Juliet.