Who Is Responsible In Romeo And Juliet

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When you hear the word “responsibility” what comes to your head? When I think responsibility I think someone who has an obligation and takes a course of action to get that duty done. A responsible person is someone you can always count on when in need of truth or guidance even at the darkest of times. In the tragic drama Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare the readers experience a forbidden love between two rivaling families, the Capulets, and the Montagues. Romeo and Juliet are star crossed lovers that will do anything for each other, even if it means dying. One of the first moment the readers witnessed Friar Lawrence act irrationally is when he was first brought into the story. When Romeo claims he has found another woman, Friar is shocked and questions his genuineness by saying "Young men's love then lies / Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes" (). The significance of this is that he is saying that men love with their eyes and not with their hearts. This means if they see someone they find physically attractive then they will love them without getting to know who they really are, which obviously is not true love. Frair tried to explain to Romeo that his love was not real but Romeo refuses to believe him. So Friar took responsibility in trying to fulfill Romeos happiness by marrying him to Juliet. Now …show more content…
This shows his accountability and honesty.

Friar Lawrence is not to blame. He is not perfect; like everyone else he is only human. Friar Lawrence proves to be responsible and honest. His intentions are honourable; he did not intend for anything to go wrong. He reacts quickly to problems he encounters and the plans that did not work out were not his wrongdoings. Often in life things take a turn for the worst whether you like it or not, but it is all in the original intentions. If all was meant to have a positive outcome

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