Friar Lawrence Is To Blame

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Romeo and Juliet The story, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, was about two feuding families and their children, Romeo and Juliet, who were supposed to be adversaries but instead fall in love with each other. By the end the story, the both end up committing suicide. Friar Lawrence is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, because he married them in secret which caused the need for secret tedious plans which ultimately failed. The first reason why Friar Lawrence is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is marrying them. In an attempt to stop the rancor between the Montagues and Capulets, Friar Lawrence decides to marry Romeo and Juliet after they just met each other the day before. He also never told their parents about the nuptials between Romeo and Juliet even though their children were getting married. He also knew about Rosaline, Romeo’s love before he met Juliet, and how he switched his feelings so quickly. After Friar …show more content…
His first plan was to give Juliet a sleeping potion to fake Juliet's death to prevent her from marrying Paris. Friar sent Balthasar to Romeo but forgot to mention that Juliet was not actually dead, so when Balthasar met Romeo he told him Juliet had died. Romeo also met with an apothecary and purchased a vial of poison. As Romeo journeys back home, Friar is unable to reach him before he sees Juliet, who looks dead. This then causes Romeo to use the poison he purchased to commit suicide. By the time he gets to Juliet she is just waking up, and she sees her husband dead next to her. Friar is unable to get her to leave with him, and with all the inundation commits suicide right next to Romeo. In the story, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Friar Lawrence is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because he married him in secret, which caused the fight, and his failure in

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