Romeo’s trust in Friar Lawrence as his spiritual advisor is so pure he forgets any thoughts of potential regret. By the end of this interaction Friar Lawrence takes Romeo, and Juliet who has joined them, and insists on marrying them quickly, using the excuse that they cannot be trusted alone with their passion. “Come, come with me, and we will make short work. For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone till holy church incorporate two in one.” (2, 6, 35) Blinded by their own infatuation, Romeo and Juliet follow the lead of Friar Lawrence. He pushes them into a hasty secret marriage, without the knowledge or permission of their warring parents.
The Capulets were the reason Romeo was exiled, thus causing Romeo and Juliet's tragic death. Another cause of their death is influenced by Juliet's own father. He told Juliet that she was to marry a man named Paris. Juliet refused because she loved another man, and because she was secretely married to Romeo. You would think her own father would be understanding of her wishes, but he commanded her to marry Paris or else he would disown her.
However, one could also argue that the Nurse is at fault. When Juliet found that her future was to be with Paris, the Nurse sided with Lord Capulet, advising Juliet that it would be best for her to be with Paris. With the Nurse having abandoned Romeo and Juliet, it puts them in a vulnerable position. Under helpless and stressed conditions, both Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare created 2 star-crossed who struggle to find balance with their love without upsetting those around them who disapprove. The play focuses on their love along with others around them that affect their everyday lives. This issue leads to future problems that surface in the play such as their own deaths. Those around Romeo and Juliet are to blame for their suicides.
Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet, therefore, they are forbidden to fall in love. Friar Lawrence married them in secrecy. Romeo killed Tybalt, and in result he was banished to Mantua by the Prince. When he was banished, Juliet’s father was making her marry Paris. She ran to Friar Lawrence for help and the friar gave her distilling liquor so that she can fake her death.
Romeo and Juliet- Who's Fault was it A single decision can effect the whole outcome of a situation whether it be positively or negatively. In the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, two families grudges separate two lovers Romeo and Juliet. The misfortunes of both Romeo and Juliet is based around the Friar and the apothecary's choices to give both Romeo and Juliet illegal drinks. Friar gave Juliet the sleeping potion so she would not have to marry Paris and could be reunited with Romeo and the apothecary gave Romeo an illegal drink that went onto harming him. These two key characters are the ones to blame for this whole confusion which ended in Romeo and Juliet dead because of no communication.
Shakespeare employs Friar Lawrence as one of these characters that abets the death of Romeo and Juliet as he fails to deny the two “star crossed lovers” any part in marriage instead aiding their eventual demise through the careful yet greatly flawed plan where Friar Lawrence “gave thee remedy” that formed the basis of the two characters deaths. Not only was Lawrence to blame but it can also be said that parents of Juliet, Lord and Lady Capulet were also at fault forcing their young daughter into early marriage to a man in Paris who Juliet had no feelings for. Her father, Lord Capulet stated “…you will not wed, I’ll pardon you, graze where you will, you shall not house with me.” Here it is evident if Juliet were not to marry Paris her father will “excuse” her to find another home. Such tactics used by Shakespeare prove that Juliet had been terribly misguided from an early age and show that her demise was set up due to poor parenting
Andrea Kovacic Mrs.Hiripitiyage English 1 3rd Hour Romeo & Juliet In Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, a pair of star-crossed lovers turn their love for each other into a tragedy. Usually when people rush into love there is not a very good outcome. Also by keeping their love a secret, Romeo and Juliet did not think of their consequences, which then led to their deaths. Romeo & Juliet’s deaths were caused by the Capulets, Romeo, and Friar Lawrence. One of the main reasons as to why Romeo and Juliet died was the feud between the two families, the Capulets and the Montegues.
This action he chose to take could possibly have transformed the outcome of Romeo and Juliet’s lives by taking their love one step further. One could assume that it was their infatuation that led them to believe that they would rather die than live in the knowledge that they would never be together again. The Friar also knew that going ahead with the forbidden wedding without the Capulet and Montague’s
Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, they experience love and violence throughout the play. When Romeo sees Juliet for the first time they fall in love almost instantly which leads to killing and deaths later on. The actions of the adults and children caused Romeo and Juliet to die because of their miscommunications with Romeo and the feud between the parents and the Capulets. In addition, with Tybalt’s arrogance to fight Romeo. To start off, the parents fighting with the Capulets led to the death of Romeo and Juliet.