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Romeo And Juliet's Death Analysis

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The deaths of Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's play are both tragic and dramatic. Although much could have been done to prevent their suicides, these "star-crossed lovers" ultimately are not able to avoid their destiny. A series of unfortunate circumstances result in disaster, and even though many people could be to blame for their deaths, Friar Lawrence, themselves and their parents play a particularly integral role.
While some believe their parents are responsible for Romeo and Juliet's death, this is not the case. Upon further investigation, Friar Lawrence should receive the blame. Admittedly, Friar has a large influence on Romeo and Juliet's death because he was the one who went along with the idea of giving Juliet the fake poison
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He also married one who was already was married which was a sin. If he had not went against his own judgment and thought about the fact that Juliet was so young and she didn't quite understand love, he would have agreed to marry the two. Although she was under aged, she still managed to be married to Paris. By Secretly being married to Romeo, she was happy to be with her "true love" but both of their fates ended in death by love.

Additionally and perhaps most notably, third, Friar Lawrence is at fault for both deaths because he realized the letter couldn't be sent at the wrong time. He is responsible because his job was to get the letter sent to Romeo that read Juliet would be in the tomb undead but before he got there, he was informed she was in the tomb and he was under the impression that she was dead to which he prepared to kill himself. He then went to the tomb with his poison and took it because he could live without Juliet.

To conclude, although many others were to blame for Romeo and Juliet's death, Friar Lawrence had a particular role. Their fate could have been avoided only if everyone used better judgment in order to find peace. Many others could have been framed for Romeo and Juliet's death but Friar Lawrence was found most at fault. William Shakespeare had good intentions on entertaining his audience with tragedy and romantic
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