Friar Lawrence To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet fall in love.Then they plan a secret marriage because of their families’ relationship, the Capulets and the Montagues always fighting in the streets of Verona the city of Italy. They are married by Friar Lawrence, the priest of Verona. Then there is a fight between Tybalt from the Capulets and Mercutio the cousins prince, then Romeo from the Montagues enters and interferes the fight and then Tybalt stabs Mercutio and dies. Then after this happens more and more deaths begin to follow including Romeo and Juliet . This terrible tragedy has only one person to blame and that is Friar Lawrence! In the middle of the play Romeo goes to Friar Lawrence and ask for his blessing to marry Juliet. Then Friar Lawrence hastily made the decision to marry them. Friar Lawrence said “for this alliance may so happy prove to turn [their] households' rancor to pure love,” which is the reason why friar Lawrence makes the decision to marry both of them. (II.iii.91-92). After this Romeo and Juliet got secretly married and also planned to do a bedding at night, but that couldn’t happen because Tybalt and Mercutio were fighting. Then Romeo interfered which lead to an opening to Mercutio being stabbed, then Romeo
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He continually made hasty decisions to make sure Romeo and Juliet were happy together, for example the secret wedding. Friar Lawrence also fails to use the word of God to make love and peace with the Capulets and the Montagues. The families feud to cause a chain of deaths, which could have been avoided if Friar Lawrence did is role. Also Friar should have gave Juliet a better advice instead of making a plan to fake her death. This is important because, hasty decisions can lead to very rough consequences in our lives and can affect others as

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