William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

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The Prince declares to the city, “For never was a story of more woe/ Than this of Juliet and her Romeo”(5.3.309-310). The Romance of Romeo and Juliet has unexplainable amounts of love that they offer each other. This play had a great deal of sorrow throughout it, and many influential people affected the play’s outcome. In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, the actions of Friar Lawrence, Capulet, and the Nurse made these characters at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
Friar Lawrence is one of the people who was responsible for Romeo and Juliet deaths because he becomes overly involved in their problems. For example, when Romeo told Friar Lawrence about Juliet and him being in love, Friar offered to marry them because there was a possibility that their families would stop fighting. Friar said to Romeo, “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be,/ For this alliance may so happy prove/ To turn your households’ rancor to pure love” (2.3.90-93). Romeo and Juliet’s problems began when Friar Lawrence married them, because of the unacceptable union of a Capulet and a Montague; Friar should have known that it was not acceptable to marry them without their families knowledge of it. transition maybe, Capulet, unaware of Juliet 's marriage to Romeo, threatened to disown Juliet unless she married Paris. Juliet requested Friar’s help so she would not have to marry Paris; therefore, Friar gave her a vial of distilled liquor. Friar Lawrence said to Juliet, “Take thou…

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