William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

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Misleading is defined as: “a person who is deceptive or sends someone in the wrong direction.” Sometimes misleading gets people out of trouble or helps somebody out in a case. In this case though the Friar mislead these kids Romeo and Juliet where they shouldn’t have been lead. In Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, Friar Lawrence’s impulsive decisions contributes to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. First off, in beginning of the play the the families the Montague’s and the Capulet’s have had a total of three brawls (Shmoop Editorial Team 1). The families fighting has led to people despising them including Friar Laurence. Friar Laurence was a priest of the town and area that both of these families lived in called Verona (Shmoop Editorial Team 2). Romeo had met Juliet at a ball that his friends made him attend leading to Romeo and Juliet seeing each other at first sight. Next, Friar Laurence had decided that if Romeo and Juliet wanted to be married why not let them be married. Friar Laurence wanted to stop the families from fighting so this didn’t only please the two kids, it also pleased the Friar. (Naden, Corinne J. Romeo and Juliet). Friar Laurence was a bit pressured by Romeo when he decided to allow the kids to do this, but he should’ve realized the kids were very young in age. The Nurse, Juliets guardian for most of her life also backed up the idea of the kids because back then in the time of the story getting married wasnt that big of a deal and they wanted
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