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. The first reason why Friar Laurence is to blame is because he married Romeo and Juliet.
He should not have agreed to marry Romeo and Juliet so quickly. Romeo wanted to marry Juliet after knowing her for less than twenty-four hours, which reveals his reckless personality. However, he marries them in hope that it will end the continuous feuding between the two families. When Romeo asks Friar Laurence to marry him with Juliet the Friar doesn't think that his love is true. "O, she knew well/Thy love did read by rote and could not spell."
But, he still married them knowing the consequences that could bring. He was also the person who came up with juliet's fake death. He could of not helped her and on her own she could of figured a way out of the problems she got into herself. The first example of how Friar Lawrence is to blame is now he told Romeo that he would marry him and juliet in secret without telling anyone knowing that their families hated each other to death. In the play, Romeo told the friar that he was in love and that he wanted to marry.
The last reason to blame Friar Lawrence is because he married the two in secrecy. Friar Lawrence made a big mistake that he could have avoided himself, if only he had thought out his plan better. He trusted Juliet with a potion to make her look dead just so she wouldn’t have to marry Paris. Friar Lawrence shows he is irresponsible by saying the quote, “If, rather than to marry Paris,
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. Friar Laurence is to blame because of his devious and secretive nature. First, Friar Laurence agrees to perform a forbidden marriage without Romeo and Juliet’s family’s approval. Friar Laurence states, “In one respect, I’ll thy assistant to be; For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your household’s rancor to pure love” (Shakespeare 1031). This quote displays Friar Laurence’s devious nature because he had agreed to marry Romeo and Juliet, thinking that it would solve the rivalry between the two families even though it was against who he was, his morals, and his religion.
Romeo decided that he was in love with Juliet upon sight without knowing who she was (Shakespeare 924). This was a terrible choice Romeo had literally no idea who she was and this could have stopped the whole conflict of the play. Romeo then ignored his dreams which he believed told his destiny (Shakespeare 921-1009). While if Romeo listened to these dreams which he believed told the future he would have been much more cautious because he would know that he was going to die prematurely. Also, by him listening to his dreams he would have made either little or no poor choices later in the play which results in his death.
The reason that this marriage was so bad was because Romeo and Juliet were both very young to get married and Romeo was not very mature. Secondly, the friar regrets marrying the two and says, "These violent delights have violent ends / And in their triumph die, like fire and powder" (Act II Scene VI lines 9-10). This quote proves why this was a bad decision to marry the
“The blame Game” If i would have to pick any character in the book who caused all the problems i would have to say it was Romeo. I’m saying it’s romeo because he kept the marriage between him and juliet a secret, he killed tybalt, and he was very hasty. Friar laurence was responsible for marrying Romeo and Juliet. The nurse and them three was the only one’s that knew about it. If they wouldn’t have never kept the marriage a secret the prince wouldn’t have Romeo banned from the town and Romeo and Juliet could’ve lived happily ever after.
This plan was made because of how desperate Juliet was to see Romeo again. He wanted to reassure Juliet that she would once again see Romeo but, this plan was made on the spot with evaluation in it. Once the plan of meeting up with Romeo does not go according and Romeo is dead, Friar Laurence has no backup plan with Juliet. .”Thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead; And Paris too. Come, I’ll dispose of thee Among a sisterhood of holy nuns”(V.iii.168-170).
Friar Lawrence comes up with this great idea to fake Juliet's death and for Romeo to be there when she wakes up. Well Friar Lawrence wrote a letter for Romeo to let him know the plan and being said Friar Lawrence sent Friar John to deliver this letter. Not telling Friar John how important the letter was could have made a little impact of the delivery. Have Friar John Known the importance he may have tried a little harder to get that letter to Romeo. Friar John got stuck on a lockdown which held up time they didn’t have to waste on the delivery being that Romeo had to get that letter as soon as possible.