He suggested the plan of killing herself, which led to Romeo committing suicide due to the death of Juliet. Consequently, Juliet ended her life because of Romeo’s death. Friar Lawrence thought he was doing the best by marrying Romeo and Juliet. However, his good intentions became the reason of the deaths of multiple
Although Friar Lawrence’s intentions were good, his decisions and actions were the sole cause of Romeo and Juliet’s death. Do you agree? Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is the story of two young lovers who fall for one another only to realise that due to the feud their families’ share their love is destined for destruction. With all good intentions the minor character, Friar Lawrence was one of, but not the complete cause of their tragic end. There are three dominant aspects of their deaths, the feud between the two families, Friar Lawrence and most importantly, fate.
If this was the case, Juliet may not have felt so driven to take the potion and fake her death. Capulet’s forcing and uncaring parenting caused Juliet’s death. Above all, fate’s unavoidable reach is at most to blame for Juliet’s death. Fate’s first prediction was “one dead in the bottom of a tomb,” meaning when Juliet faking of her death. Fate also predicted “a pair of star-crossed lovers tak[ing] their live[s].” Out of everyone in the play, fate is at most to blame for Juliet’s death because of it’s unavoidable and destined to happen.
Thomas 1 Graydon Thomas Mrs.Venturini ENG2D June 1st 2014 Unnecessary Suicide The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a romantic and suspenseful story enjoyable to all. Romeo and Juliet fall in love, later to find that they are enemies. They continue to practice their love secretly, until things become complicated, making suicide a choice. Their deaths were their own fault. Although their miserable ending could’ve changed into a happily ever after.
To start off, the parents fighting with the Capulets led to the death of Romeo and Juliet. “From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” If the parents weren’t enemies then Romeo and Juliet could be together without any problems. Also, when Juliet is forced to marry Paris. If Juliet had more than a few days to marry Paris than Juliet could have came up
These two key characters are the ones to blame for this whole confusion which ended in Romeo and Juliet dead because of no communication. The Friar Laurence played a key role in this whole mix up by giving Juliet the potion that would eventually end with Romeo committing suicide thinking Juliet did the same. While talking to Friar Laurence the day before her wedding Juliet comes up
WHO IS TO BLAME FOR THE DEATH OF ROMEO AND JULIET AND WHY? In Romeo and Juliet it is not just WHO is to blame but what emotions are to blame. This essay will prove it is evident that Romeo, Friar Lawrence and Love are all to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. This will be shown in three key points; firstly, Romeo for being banished; secondly, Friar Lawrence for his part in marrying them and giving Juliet the poison; and thirdly, love as shown by Romeo when he hears Juliet is dead. After completing this it will be evident that Romeo, Friar Lawrence and love are all to blame.
This quote, in Elizabethan times would have been recognised as a curse, as it is said three times and this was a curse. The ‘plague’ was referring to a bad thing that was going to happen to them. Some may believe that this may have, yet many others don’t believe in curses, contributed to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Benvolio also played a part in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, as he was the one that told Romeo to go to the party in the first place, and if Romeo had never of went to the party, he never would have met Juliet and so none of the events that followed ever would have
In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet’s love comes to a quick end when they both die. They were both from rival families making it harder for them to be together. Friar Lawrence is responsible for their deaths because he puts together the plan for Juliet’s fake death. This plan fails and ends with Romeo and Juliet dying. The death of the star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet was caused by Friar Lawrence.
Friar Lawrence then fled from the room to escape the police. When the Friar later returned, Juliet Montague had killed herself with a dagger. The Friar was earlier overheard saying: ‘Young Juliet is alive For whose dear sake though Wast but lately dead’ Juliet- ‘what if it be poison which the Friar Subtly hath ministered to have me dead’ Friar Lawrence had a reasonable motive in this case, as he did not approve of the marriage or Romeo and Juliet which could have resulted in the suicides being encouraged by Friar Lawrence. As shown in this report, several suspects could have been the cause of Romeo and Juliet’s suicides. As Friar Lawrence was the last person to see Juliet alive and gave Juliet the poison to make her sleep, he would be the person most responsible for the suicides of Juliet Capulet and Romeo Montague.