Romeo And Juliet Who Is To Blame

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Till Death Do Us Part A person of power is responsible for those underneath them. In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, there are many people who were the reason of their death. Tybalt is one of the persons who caused the death of Romeo and Juliet, because he killed Romeo’s best friend, with the death of Mercutio Romeo thought it was the right thing to go kill Tybalt, Romeo didn’t think of the consequences of murdering Tybalt and was banished from Verona. Capulet didn’t think at all about his daughter Juliet of how she felt about marrying Parris, he rushed into things and didn’t mind talking to his own daughter about her feelings and that was one reason she died because she did not love Parris and didn’t want to marry him. Though there are many characters Friar Lawrence is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence marries Romeo and Juliet with no one knowing that these two foes are now husband and wife. Friar Lawrence states, “To turn your households’ rancor to pure love “(II.iii.92). The Friar thought it would be a good idea to marry them so both their families could stop hating each other and maybe start to like each other by having Romeo and Juliet married. Friar Lawrence tells Romeo, “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast”…show more content…
Friar tells Juliet “Thy husband in the bosom there lies dead” (V.iii.155). He tells her that Romeo has died because he thought she was actually dead and couldn’t stand to be without her. Friar stated, “Miscarried by my fault, let my old life be sacrificed some hour before his time unto the rigor of severest law” (V.iii.267-269). He is explaining to The Capulet’s, Montague’s, and the Prince that he is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence should of told the two star crossed lovers to tell their parents that they were in love with their
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