Why Is Friar Lawrence To Blame For Romeo And Juliet

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There has never been a story so sad and terrible like the story Romeo and Juliet, but the reason for all the sadness was Friar Lawrence. As the judge I have decided that Friar Lawrence should be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. In the play, Romeo and Juliet, written by Shakespeare, Friar Lawrence should be blamed because he acted inappropriately by devising a plan, he encouraged them to continue on seeing each other, and he never told the families about their children’s suicidal tendencies. Friar Lawrence acted inappropriately when he devised a plan to get Juliet to fake her death and run away. This is shown in Act 4 Scene 1 when Friar Lawrence says, “ When you're in bed, take this vial, mix it’s contents with liquor, and drink.

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