The Death Of Juliet And Friar Lawrence's Romeo And Juliet

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There is an old adage, “Proper planning prevents poor performance.” This was Friar Laurence’s fatal flaw. Due to Friar Laurence not having the forsight to be sure his plan for piece between the two families would work, he made the most distructive decisions. Although he thought that his choices would lead to the familes coming together. Friar Laurence’s indesicive and careless decisons led to the death of both Rome and Juliet. Throughout a discussion amid Romeo and Friar Laurence, Friar Laurence’s advice and the decisions he made were not the most favorable. Romeo reaches out for help from Friar Laurence when he proposes marriage to Juliet, asking him to marry the two obscurely. Friar’s thoughts about the situation regarding the marriage were originally that it was rushed. How men look with their eyes and not their hearts, coming to the idea that Romeo does not truly love Juliet as he may think he does. He states, “‘Is Rosaline, whom thou didst love so dear,/So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then lies/Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes’” (2.3.66-68). Friar Laurence is trying to convince Romeo of the facts that he does not know what love really is. Romeo only believes that he is in love by the way his eyes are fooling his brain. When confronted with these theories, Romeo goes out of his way to try and get Friar Laurence to agree to marry him and Juliet. Through this, Friar Laurence starts to wonder if maybe this would be what solves the feud that the two
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