The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Multiple characters are to blame for the tragedy of the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo displays his immaturity by liking girls solo based off their looks, Juliet falls for Romeo and his willingness and impatience. While Friar Lawrence know is is a sin, he has an idea to help them be together, The tragic falls onto the responsibility of Romeo, Juliet, and Friar Lawrence. Romeo should not have asked Juliet to marry him so suddenly. “Th’ exchange of thy love’s faithful vow for mine.” (2.2.127). Left unsatisfied by Juliet, Romeo asks Juliet for her hand in marriage the day they met. Rushing back to Verona after hearing the news about Juliet’s death displays Romeo’s heedless behavior. “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” (2.3.94) was told to Romeo. Friar Lawrence advised Romeo to not make any hasty decisions he may regret later on. Romeo tends to solve his issues with violence and never thinks of …show more content…
Before meeting Romeo at the ball, marriage was not what she desired. “It is an honor that [Juliet dreams] not of.” (1.3.67). Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet, and Nurse are all in favor of her marrying Paris, yet she does not wish to. Romeo had manipulated Juliet into moving quicker and she did not wish to. “It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden.” (2.2.118). Juliet knows this is not right, but continues with the marriage. Romeo and Juliet’s decision to keep their marriage a secret also contributed to the tragedy. Romeo sees Tybalt as family, but how is Tybalt supposed to see Romeo as family if he is not aware? “ But love thee better than you canst devise/ till thou shalt know the reason of my love.” (3.1.61 & 62). By not telling anyone, Tybalt is offended by this statement, leading to the death of Mercutio. Romeo and Juliet have blinded each other with their love and did not realize the effects they have on their
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Throughout the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the two titular characters fall in love and try to keep their love strong when faced with many difficulties. Death, animosity, lack of free will, misunderstanding, and banishment all bar their love from thriving. In the play’s final scene, Romeo and Juliet commit suicide, both at seeing their love – their only hope – dead. Many of these events are influenced greatly by Friar Laurence, a priest at a church in Verona, the setting of the play. Throughout the play, Friar Laurence displays numerous character traits which show that he is responsible for the play’s conclusion. Friar Laurence is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s tragic ending because of his selfishness, his interference, and his insincerity.
In William Shakespeare’s play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ the main characters are responsible for their own deaths because they refuse to accept responsibility for their own actions. Romeo acts irresponsibly throughout the play making inappropriate decisions. Juliet is persuaded out of her apprehensions by Romeo and is blinded by her unrealistic love for Romeo. However, the two lovers cannot be blamed entirely for their own deaths as other characters and the two lovers’ feuding families hold responsibility.
In the play The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, many people lead to the outcome of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. The play is about a boy, Romeo, and a girl, Juliet, from two rival families that fall in love. The two families, the Montagues and Capulets, have been fighting for a long time and it affects the entire city of Verona, where they live. It is debated whether or not the deaths of the star-crossed lovers could be blamed on numerous people. The tragedy of their deaths was the faults of multiple characters and could have been prevented.
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is one of the most well known love tragedies of all time. Within four days they meet, fall in love, get married, and kill themselves. One bad thing after another, and Friar Lawrence is to blame. He married Juliet even when he knew about the feud, he even married them when he knew that Romeo was head over heels for a completely different girl just a few hours prior. Friar Lawrence is also the reason for their death...he gave Juliet the potion, as well as failed to get the letter to Romeo in time. Friar Lawrence was selfish, he’s to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.
«The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet» written by William Shakespeare (1564-1616). The plot of the tragedy for the modern people can be fantastic, but the feelings so accurately and piercingly transmitted by author are real. «The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet» is the story about a real, strong , no children’s love of two young people from two different feuding families, about Juliet Capulet and Romeo Montague, about two lovers who couldn’t live without each other. Only young, clean, не связанные предрассудками people as Romeo and Juliet can have such a great and true feeling for each other, called «Love». And only brave натуры as they, can act so decisively, seeking to unite their lives, although the fate inexorably separates them. Due to fatal coincidences, due to series of unfortunate accidents, as it happens in real life, death took lovers. At the grave of their children, two warring families forget their grievances and make peace. In Verona begins long-awaited peace, won by such a terrible price. The love of two young heroes brings prosperity to many people and their homeland. Love can change a person, can make his/her act without thinking and commit strange things, but also the power of love of two people who can’t imagine life without each other is so great, that the love is able to overcome all obstacles, including death.
The deaths of Romeo and Juliet occur because of the crucial mistakes that Friar Lawrence makes. Friar Lawrence mishandles the situation by marrying the young couple that should not have been together. In addition, he has Juliet take his homemade concoction which ultimately leads to Romeo's and Juliet's actual deaths. Finally, he has a quarantined friar try to deliver a letter to Romeo about a secret plan that had been created by Juliet and him. Even though Friar Lawrence has good intentions and was just trying to help Romeo and Juliet, he ends up creating a huge problem that kills the young couple and devastates their families with sadness. The consequences far outweigh the good intentions. But, sometimes the people who are thought to be knowledgeable and trustworthy may turn out to be irresponsible and poor decision makers.
In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo, Juliet, and Friar Laurence all make bad decisions. These hasty decisions include the fast marriage between Romeo and Juliet, the Friar’s plan to make Juliet look dead, and as a result Romeos quick decision to kill himself. The quick decisions made by Romeo, Juliet, and the Friar ultimately cause the lovers' deaths.
All of the tragedy of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" seems senseless and easily avoidable. There is a lot of blame to assign for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. These two characters made some terrible decisions that led to their demise but they are not solely to blame. The hatred between their families forced them into secrecy, greatly contributing to the conditions that led to their death. However, the person most responsible was Friar Lawrence who not only helped them hide everything, but also had the most opportunity to prevent them from killing themselves.
In the course of the play, Romeo and Juliet immediately fall in love. Also, they know they are meant for each other and therefore decide to get married. After this marriage, there was a brief moment in time where everything was perfect. They are married, in love and there is nothing stopping them from being together. This however quickly changes after a fight that leads to death. Once Romeo is banished from Verona for the penalty of murder, love grows tremendously between the couple and drives the need to be together. The marriage between Romeo and Juliet is hidden from their parents, so Montague decides to arrange a marriage between her and Paris. With all the conflict arising between Juliet’s family, Friar Lawrence creates a plan that unfortunately does not succeed. His plan for Juliet is to tell her father she will marry Paris then go to bed with no one, not even the nurse. After, she will drink a potion to make her seem dead for forty two hours and then have a messenger tell Romeo about it. He will have her put in a vault to wait for Friar to bring her out so she and Romeo can elope. The plan was perfect until tragedy occurs, Benvolio had seen Juliet dead and immediately tells Romeo about it. The result is Romeo and Juliet murdering themselves and the play had a tragic ending. Overall, young, innocent lovers die, through no fault of their own but a simple mistake. “How oft when men are at the
In William Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, horrific and unforgiving outcomes emerge as two naïve lovers are misguided into their destruction. Throughout this play, events unfold that one may perceive to be the cunning work of fate; however, when looked upon in an acute manner, many events are later appeared as avoidable acts. A cuprite for most of the destruction in this drama leads towards Friar Lawrence. With his thought to be wisdom, logic and problem solving, it is no surprise that during a need of guidance many flock about him. However with his hasty marriage, faulty proposal, and abandonment, it is the immature priest that ultimately resulted
In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet tragedy is drawn from every aspect of the play’s characters and affects the outcome entirely. The play Romeo and Juliet has theme that is about a consuming love. It is a story of hatred overcome by that love, old hate versus young love, talking no thought for the past or the future, and this love ends in “love-devouring”. In dramatic literature, characters are responsible for the disastrous outcome. The events of Shakespeare’s play also depend on the characters of the people in them, not on an arbitrary fate, as it was the nature of Mercutio and Tybalt which caused the banishment of Romeo. Many people are at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, specifically Friar Lawrence, the couple's parents
Sometimes a trusted friend cannot give you good advice. In the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, the character Friar Lawrence was a trusted friend who cost his friends their lives.Friar Lawrence is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths because he helped them rush their relationship and came up a faulty plan that eventually cost them their lives.
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Sometimes things can be bittersweet and love can lead to death. In the story of Romeo and Juliet death accrued tragically because both Romeo and Juliet fell into forbidden love. The play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, is a tragic story about two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, from enemy families, who secretly fall in love. Romeo met Juliet at a party that he's not supposed to be at; Tybalt saw him and was not supposed to be there. Once Romeo sees Juliet he fell in love with her. The next day Romeo and Juliet get married, Friar Lawrence conducts the secret marriage of Romeo and Juliet with the assistance of the Nurse, Juliet's nanny. Once they got married, problems accrued between Tybalt, Mercutio and Romeo. The problems resulted to more problems for had gotten banished from Verona. Juliet mourned the exile of Romeo which Lady Capulet thought it was for the death of Tybalt. Because there was so much sadness Lord Capulet decided to marry Count Paris and Juliet so he could bring joy to people's heart. Once Juliet heard the sorrowful news of her getting married, she went to Friar Lawrence and he gave her a clever plan. At the wedding night, Juliet takes the sleeping potion that made her look dead, and her family thought she was dead too. Because of everyone acting hastily, Romeo knew about Juliet's death, so he killed himself just to be with Juliet. Juliet woke up to go with Romeo only to find him dead. So, Juliet kills herself too. The death of the two lovers stops the feud between the families. This story has several valuable lessons that we can learn and use to not fall in similar situation like theirs.