Friar Lawrence Caused the Deaths of Romeo and Juliet Essay

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‘Romeo and Juliet’

The play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, by William Shakespeare is a tragedy which tells of the tragic deaths of the two lovers, Romeo and Juliet.

In Verona there were two families the Montague and the Capulet’s who had an old argument. Their children Romeo and Juliet fall in love and because of their families old arguments can never be together. Because of Romeo ‘s killing of Tybalt, Romeo is banished and through series of misunderstanding Romeo and Juliet take there lives at the end of the play.

In this essay I am going to consider which characters are to be blame for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. There are many characters who could be said to have some responsibility for
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He eventually agreed to go to the party, and when he saw Juliet his attitude changed, it is cleared that Romeo falls in love very quickly. This was the first action of all that led to the deaths of the two lovers Romeo and Juliet. You don’t call something like this love, because love can not be measured with beauty or something else. Romeo seemed to be in love with Rosaline. When Benvolio asks Romeo to compare Rosaline’s face with that of another girl, Romeo immediately fell in love with Juliet after seeing her. This shows that Romeo falls in love with beauty and not the actual person. If he were to find someone more beautiful than Juliet, he might have fallen in love with her.

He shouldn’t have asked Juliet to marry him so suddenly. He knew that Juliet is a Capulet. He was bringing their deaths closer to the reality. He knew that he could never marry Juliet because she was the daughter of his enemy. When he finds out in the party that Juliet is a Capulet, Romeo says, ‘Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt’. He realises that his life is in his enemy’s hands. So if he knew this, he should have not married her. He should have thought very carefully before he acted.

He should have also thought more carefully before rushing back to Verona after hearing of
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