Friar Lawrence Is the Blame

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Elizabeth Martinez
Stephanie Nichols
4/6/13
ELA9B

Who’s The Blame?

In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, two starcrossed lovers fall in love at first sight not knowing that they are suppose to hate each other. Soon they find out that their only love comes from their only hate, but they don’t care. Romeo takes Juliet’s hand in marriage. Soon after Romeo takes a life and is banned from Verona. He goes back thinking Juliet is dead and takes his life. Juliet wakes up to him taking the poison and takes her life too. Think before you do! Friar Lawrence is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death. He should have thought things through. Like what would have happened if Romeo didn’t get the letter and how the families would feel. But his thought was honorable. Although I believe that Friar Lawrence is the blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death he seemed like he meant well. He just wanted them to be together. But if he thought his plan out a little better it would have prevented Juliet from committing suicide and the death of both loins. Friar Lawrence was trying to help too fast, but he wasn’t the only one going to fast. Romeo wanted to jump to things way too quickly after one night. If they would have took things a little more slowly things would have turned out better for them. But Romeo was warned about how bad things might happen, by Friar Lawrence, “
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