Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Yasmine JakibBlock 2June 10, 2014It's all His faultEveryone has made mistakes at least once in their life. Most of the time no one wants to take the fault, even if it is big or small. In the well-known play, Romeo and Juliet not only does Friar Lawrence make numerous errors, but he costs death upon both characters, Romeo and Juliet. Eventhough many characters in Romeo and Juliet affect the love story to be a tragedy, Friar Lawrence has affected it the most. He interfered into the families of Romeo and Juliet and set much conflict. The love tragedy has been caused the most by Friar Lawrence because he was involved with marrying Romeo and Juliet; he also made poor decisions, and helped Juliet fake her death.Friar took advantage of Juliet's death since he choose not tell any of her family about her fake death. It was unfair to her family because the day of her wedding Juliet was missing, the reason the Friar decided not to tell anyone about the fake death was because the Friar already married Juliet to Romeo but she is supposed to be married to Paris instead. If Juliet's family were to find out that the friar married Juliet to Romeo then he would end up in a great deal of trouble. So the Friar had to save himself by helping Juliet fake her death, As Friar Lawrence says "You part in her you could not keep from death, but heaven keeps his part in eternal life." (IV.V 72-75) it reflects the Friar's belief that heaven will give Juliet a continuous long life and he approves of her death. Though, Friar Lawrence is responsible for Juliet's fake death since he gave her the idea and helped plan it. But also chose not to tell the crowd of people waiting in the morning of the wedding of Juliet and Paris. Juliet's family soon finds out about her death and do not know how to react besides in anger. Everyone is upset and sad except for the Friar who is trying to calm everyone down so no one suspects that it is him involved with the mistress's death.However, the Friar has given Juliet a battle to help her temporally her herself. Juliet temporally killed herself so people would forget about her so she is able to marry Romeo without it having to be a secret. Friar explained "Hold daughter. I do spy a kind of hope which craves as desperate an execution."(VI.I 44-45) it shows how he helped Juliet by giving her a bottle to temporality kill herself. Moments later, does Romeo find out Juliet has died. He received the wrong message so decides to also kill himself. The Friar has witnessed all of this and still decides not tell the truth. Romeo...

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