Friar Is To Blame For The Deaths Of Romeo And Juliet

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“Then plainly know my heart's dear love is set on the fair daughter of rich Capulet.” was a quote of Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. This play is about two teenagers, Romeo, and Juliet, from feuding families who fall into love with each other, and it takes place in the city of Verona. Friar Lawrence secretly marries them, but then Romeo gets into a fight and gets banished forever. Juliet's father, Lord Capulet wants Juliet to marry one of the king’s men, Paris, but Juliet does not want to. The Friar helps her get out of marrying Paris. There are a lot of deaths in this book, and I believe that Friar Lawrence, and Lord Capulet are to blame for these deaths. I am almost certain that if Lord Capulet wouldn’t be so…show more content…
One of his plans was to find a way to get The Prince to take back his banishment on Romeo. Friar was going to have Romeo and Juliet meet up the night before he had to leave, and say their good-byes, then he told Romeo to leave while he, and Juliet figured out how to get The Prince to forgive, and take it back. Another plan he had was when Lord Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris, and she didn’t want to, he gave Juliet a potion, and told her to drink it, this would make her sleep, but also make her look, and seem dead with no pulse. Than Friar Lawrence would have Friar John deliver a letter to Romeo saying exactly what was going on, Friar John got stuck with someone who was diseased, so he couldn’t deliver the letter. Word spread to Romeo that Juliet was dead, so he got poison from the apothecary, and went to Juliet's tomb to see if she actually was dead, when he was trying to get the door of the tomb open, Paris attacked Romeo, and they fought, Romeo ended up killing Paris. After that, Romeo went into the tomb, and drank the poison and died. About five minutes or so later, Friar Lawrence walks in to come and get Juliet, and finds Romeo dead. Juliet wakes up very shortly after The Friar shows up, and kisses Romeo in hopes that she will get poisoned. That didn’t work out, so she stabbed herself with Romeo’s dagger. Two people should take the blame for the deaths throughout this play, Friar
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