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To What Extent Is Friar Lawrence Responsible For Romeo And Juliet's Death? Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet

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Everybody who had relationship with Romeo and Juliet were some kind of responsible for their deaths. They were also some people, who did not want this to happen, and they wanted to help them but things went completely wrong. One of those people was Friar Lawrence.Friar was a priest in a church. He was a very good, kind and a good friend of both of the families. He had very good relationship with Romeo. They were like father and son. Romeo respected him very much and Friar took care and solved his problems. Whenever Romeo was worried or ...view middle of the document...

He could never see Romeo sad because of something, which he could solve.He could always tell the families about their two children but he never wanted to do it because he knew their love was true, they could never live without each other and he could not betray them.Friar did some things, which he should not have done, but he did it for the sake of Romeo and Juliet. The very first thing is that he never told the parents about their children. He never did that because he knew the two children could live without each other. The second thing was that he gave the potion to Juliet who made her look like she was dead but actually, she would wake up after a few hours. Before doing that, making that plan, he should have verified, and told Romeo about it and in case of something, which could go wrong. This actually did.After all this, I think that friar was not responsible for their deaths. People do mistakes but the mistakes he did turned out to be serious, which he never meant to do. When he gave the potion, he thought that they both could be together again, run away somewhere, and could live happy but it went very wrong. As a conclusion, I think friar was not responsible for their deaths.

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