Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.”(3.1) It is the prince saying that romeo will be exiled for killing tybalt but not killed for avenging his cousin. Tybalt is the cause that Romeo was sent away. Tybalt is also the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because Juliet is then forced to marry paris so she pretends to be dead. The nurse says(unknowingly that she’s faking it)”She’s dead, deceased, she’s dead. Alack the day!”(4.5.)
After that he was banished from his homeland, Juliet is forced to marry and the two lovers found out that both supposedly died so they both commit suicide. Shakespeare makes a point that both Romeo and Juliet make impulsive decisions that lead to their death. During the second scene of Act II, Romeo and Juliet decide to get married after having met hours before at the Capulet party. In the scene that follows, Romeo asks Friar Lawrence, “but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us today” (Shakespeare 410). Here, Romeo is requesting that Friar Lawrence marry him and
Friar Lawrence responded with “Have you given up so quickly on Rosaline, whom you loved so much? Then young men love with their eyes, not with their hearts. Jesus and Mary, how many tears did you cry for Rosaline?”(Shakespeare). Not only was Romeo impulsive because he fell in love and married Juliet just days after being in love with another girl, he became a murderer in the process. Another reason Romeo was impulsive is because he murdered two people.
By marrying them he destined Romeo and Juliet to be forsaken by trouble from their families’ feud. The Friar is also the man who devised the plan for Juliet to take a sleeping potion. This in turn makes everyone including Romeo think she has passed on. In act 4 scene 1 the Friar states “take though this vial being in bed, and this distilled liquor drink thou off” (4.1., 94-95). This is Friar Lawrence telling Juliet the plan that will eventually lead to death of the lovers.
Romeo’s disregard for established social boundaries in relationships, ultimately leads to the deaths of the lovers because Romeo adores Rosaline, a Capulet, goes to a Capulet party, and marries Juliet, who is also a Capulet. Romeo’s feelings for Rosaline are
Due to this the ghost of King Hamlet visits Prince Hamlet and tells him to take revenge on his uncle. Hamlet confirms stating “So, uncle, there you are. Now to my word. It is “adieu, adieu, remember me.” I have sworn’t” (I.v.116). Hamlet realizes his uncle is the murderer of his father.
How Lord Capulet wants Juliet to marry Count Paris. However she says she is married to Romeo. In the end she tells her father that she will marry Paris but the night before she shall drink a potion that Friar Lawrence made for her. It makes it seem she is dead. Romeo believes this and drinks poison to be with her.Juliet wakes to find Romeo dead and kills herself with his dagger.
As a punishment, the Prince then publicly announces Romeo’s banishment. Lord Capulet forces Juliet to marry Paris. Upset by this undesirable situation, Juliet seeks Friar Lawrence's help once more and is given a sleeping potion that imitates death, which causes everyone
“Romeo is banned from Verona, which leads to him to seek out some pretty bad advice and guidance from Friar Laurence.” (Shmoop.com). The news Romeo receives is that Juliet is dead and in the Capulet's tomb Romeo does not know abou the fact he is supposed to be at Juliet's side when she wakes. Romeo is not aware of Juliet and Friar Lawrence's plan with the potion so in turn he takes his own life thinking Juliet is really dead. When Juliet wakes she finds Romeo dead next to her, she takes Romeo's dagger and stabbed it into her chest killing herself. She had taken to the potion to be reunited with Romeo and that hope is all ripped away the second she find Romeo dead next to her.
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
Who is to blame for the death of the two lovers, in William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”? Although, Friar Lawrence and Fate are partially to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet, the families of the two take most the blame. Friar Lawrence said to Romeo before marrying him to Juliet that “these violent delights have violent ends”, foreshadowing the death of Romeo and Juliet. After Romeo is banished for killing Tybalt, The Friar develops a plan for Romeo and Juliet to be together. This plan is for Juliet to drink a mixture from a vial that puts her to sleep for forty-two hours, making her appear dead to everyone else.