Romeo And Juliet At Fault Essay

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Love at first sight, these two meet a horrible fate. In “Romeo and Juliet”, by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, but their love tragically ends in vain. They meet under the worst conditions, their families being each other’s rivals. Their relationship was hard to contain, but Juliet would do anything to keep it. They both seeked help from the priest, Friar Laurence. Romeo and Juliet’s death was caused by Friar Laurence. Friar Laurence devised a plan that would fake Juliet’s death, gave Juliet a potion, and he was too late to save Romeo and Juliet. All this would , ultimately, lead to their tragic deaths. Friar Laurence made a plan that would stage Juliet’s death letting her escape with Romeo. Friar Laurence explained that ,“if thou darest, I’ll give thee remedy”. In substitution of killing herself, Friar Laurence devises a plan that will enable Juliet to escape. Friar Laurence is offering a…show more content…
Whilst giving her the potion, Friar Laurence said, “Take thou this vile”...”For no pulse”. Friar Laurence gave a potion to Juliet. Juliet is going to drink the potion and she is going to “die”. This will lead to further complications, making Friar Laurence at fault. The last reason that makes Friar Laurence at fault is he didn’t make it in time to save Romeo and Juliet. Friar entered the scene witnessing, “Romeo, there dead... husband to that Juliet.” Friar Laurence tried to save Juliet by warning her that Romeo did not hear he plan, but he was too late. Friar Laurence didn’t make it in time to save Juliet and Romeo, thus putting the blame on him. The tragic death of Romeo and Juliet was caused by Friar Laurence, who made many mistakes. Some mistakes including helping and devising a plan, giving Juliet a potion, and not being there on time when Romeo and Juliet commit suicide. If Friar had disagreed to help with their affairs, Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have met this
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