Romeo believed that Juliet was dead. He never thought she was alive and would wake up ever again. That was why he took the poison and killed himself. If Romeo would have waited just a little longer he would have seen that Juliet was not dead, but fate did not let that
Friar Lawrence is responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Though the Friar is trying to help Romeo and Juliet, he is the catalyst of their destruction. Friar Lawrence’s hubris starts the chain reaction of tragic events for these “two star crossed lovers” (Prologue. 6). He then performs the marriage of Romeo and Juliet and even fabricates a foolish plan to keep them together when Juliet is forced to marry Paris.
This is one of the biggest times that Romeo let his emotions get the best of him, and this time it cost him his life. If he would not have of been so quick to take the poison, or have been so set on his decision, he would have noticed these details, or he would have asked the Friar whether or not Juliet is actually dead, but his emotions clouded his judgement, and Romeo took the poison, thus no one could
The Love Story That Ended With a Tragedy Fate or Friar Lawrence, whom is to blame for the death of Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet? Were the two lovers destined to die or was it the foolish and irresponsible decisions made by Friar Lawrence? Friar Lawrence is a man of high regards; he is a holy man who is trusted, respected and looked upon for guidance by not only Romeo and Juliet but by the citizens of Verona. Friar Lawrence’s decisions were negligent and vacuous ultimately leading to the lovers deaths. Friar Lawrence irresponsibly married Romeo and Juliet after the naïve couple only knew each other for 24 hours.
Once in fair Verona, a bloody feud took the lives of two attractive young lovers and some of their family and friends. The Montague/Capulet feud will forever go down in literary history as an ingenious vehicle to embody fate and fortune. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare uses literary devices, such as foreshadowing, repetition, and symbolism, to show how the Montague/Capulet feud is a means by which the inevitability of fate functions and causes the bad fortune of the lovers. To start with, Shakespeare uses the prologue to foretell future events as a direct result of the feud. First, the author states, “From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,/Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” (Prologue.3-4).
In the tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet, and “Pyramus and Thisbe” the impatient decisions of not only the “star-crossed lovers” but their companions and families conclusively result in the death of the children. In Romeo and Juliet, The children of the Montague and Capulet families had no idea their doomed love would end in the “destiny” of death. Nevertheless
This potion will feign her death for forty two hours by putting her in a cold, death like, deep sleep. Juliet has a fearful thought that in fact the sleeping potion is a pernicious poison and the Friar is trying to kill her. However, she assuages these fears by reminding herself he is a holy man who would not commit such cunning actions. This foreshadows the lamentable death of Juliet, relating to the tone of tragedy. “What if it be a poison which the Friar subtly hath minist’red to have me dead… methinks it should not for he heath still be tried a holy man.” (Shakespeare iv.
Romeo and Juliet Semester Two Essay Final Draft Impetuosity and impulsiveness cause the death of the two main characters in Romeo and Juliet. The two are so impulsive not because of passion and love or fate, they are like this due to the two not being in true love. Some examples of how they are impulsive and impetuous is how Juliet immediately agrees with the Friar 's plan to put her to sleep to avoid the marriage with Paris and how Romeo kills Tybalt and Paris. Romeo 's “love” for Juliet and is not love. Romeo only marries Juliet to get over Rosaline.
He may have wanted to kill Claudius and had all of the evidence to do so but acting like he was crazy was not who he was. This led to his tragic flaw which was his indecisiveness to kill Claudius when he had the chance. If he did this and stayed true to himself and his immediate family, all of the death at the end wouldn’t have
But as she drinks the potion we find out Romeo did not get the letter to meet her at the tomb and soon finds out she has died. Knowing this Romeo goes to the burial tomb to see Juliet, with him he meets Paris. Paris knows Romeo as a killer and draws on Romeo, but Romeo slains Paris. When he finds Juliet he sees her cheeks are red and her body is warm, almost full of life. Little does Romeo know she is about to wake up due to the sleeping potions 48-hour time limit.