The Contribution of Juliet's Relationship with Her Parents and Friar Lawrence's Single Mindedness to the Tragic End of the Play Juliet was a young lady who lived with her parents. Also living with her, in her home was a nurse and servants. Juliet's relationship was very different with each individual that she lived with. The relationship that Juliet had with her father was different to the relationship that she had with her mothers. This could be seen clearly throughout the play. Lady Capulet was Juliet's mother and they did not have a very close relationship, this can be seen through a number of events that occurred during the play. One particular event that shows that they did not have a close relationship was when Lady Capulet didn't know that it was Juliet's birthday, and how old she was. 'She's not fourteen.' Lady Capulet being Juliet's mother should know when she gave birth to her own child, but to forget or not know when your own Childs birthday is shows that there is no real bond between them and even if they did have a bond, what kind of mother would forget their own daughters birthday? I think that Lady Capulet didn't really show any love and care for Juliet. Where as the Nurse on the other hand knew when it was her birthday. 'Faith, I can tell her age unto an hour.' When Juliet was first born it was the nurse that breast-feed her, not her mother. This shows that either she couldn't breast-feed or she didn't want to, and if this was the case then it shows that she did not care for Juliet, as she could not even provide her own child with the milk and nutrition that she needed. Where as once again it was once t... ... middle of paper ... ...ave to hind from and this wouldn't have resulted to their death. Friar Lawrence needed to look carefully at his actions. He should have considered that everyone would be effected by his actions and that there were going to be consequences and things did not go his way so the consequences did exist and he had to pay for the death through guilt. I believe that if Friar Lawrence told the parents, things would have ended in a different way, where Romeo and Juliet could be together and the family feuding could have ended. I think the families feuding would have ended if things were dealt with much better consideration and if everyone considered each other's views. The reason why I believe that the feuding could have ended early was because it had so why not earlier. In the end it was at the cost of Romeo and Juliet's death.
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Many have said that romance brings love and affection, but when taken to the extreme, it can lead to tragedy and despair. Among the great literary tragedies, Romeo and Juliet may be the most famous of them all. The eternal feud between the Montegues and Capulets prohibits the love of Romeo and Juliet and ultimately results in their unfortunate deaths. It may be difficult to truly determine who is to blame for the tragedy, because their lives had been influenced, criticized, and controlled by many figures. Among the most important characters, Friar Lawrence enables the forbidden marriage of the two lovers and devises a plan to ensure that they end up together. On the other hand, Lord and Lady Capulet feed into the rivalry between the two families and refuse to listen to their daughter’s request, ultimately driving Juliet to fake her own death.
Friar Lawrence, a small, yet important character, is pivotal to the play's development. For example, shortly after Romeo and Juliet meet, Friar Lawrence decides to do as Romeo and Juliet wish and marry them in order to make peace between their families; "Come, come with me, and we will make short work, /for by your leaves, you shall not stay alone / Till Holy Church incorporate two in one". (II, 6, 35-37) Though the Friar has good intentions in deciding to do as Romeo pleads, the marriage only leads to complications and deceit. Another instance when Friar Lawrence is a key character is when he gives Juliet a poison that will put her into a deathlike sleep in a plan to reunite her with Romeo; "Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself, /And if thou darest, I'll give thee remedy". (IV, 1, 73, 77) Friar Lawrence's plan is clearly not well thought-out because it is much too risky and many safer plans would have had better results.
The play, “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare had ended in a tragedy that was presented in such a way that it had shocked the audience. In summary, Romeo and Juliet, the Star cross 'd lovers, were heavily impacted by their long history family feud. The family feud then lead to Romeo and Juliet and other important characters in the play to keep secrets from each other. Thus, creating multiple problems in the play that resulted in Romeo and Juliet 's death. In the end, Romeo and Juliet were not the only people to cause their misfortune, but fate along with many characters in the play. The people that truly consider to have the greatest effect in this tragic ending were the two families involved in the feud, Capulet and Montague, Friar Lawrence,
Romantic love stories are often ended with a tragedy, because of loss of passion or a loved one. These tragedies are often the result of one person’s actions that ended someone’s life or love. In the Romeo and Juliet play written by William Shakespeare, two citizens of Verona come together and fall deeply in love. Unfortunately their love comes to an end, along with their lives, because of a misunderstanding and a persistent feud between their families. Although there are many characters in this play that have contributed to Romeo and Juliet’s death, Friar Laurence is the person most to blame.
Romeo and Juliet is a well known play written by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet is a love story about two teenagers who fall in love despite the fact they are from feuding families. The play ends with two tragic deaths of the main characters and the end to an interesting story. You could say a lot of the characters were responsible for their death, but I think Friar Lawrence had the biggest role in the cause of their deaths. Friar Lawrence is the cause of their death because he married Romeo and Juliet, failed to get Romeo the letter, and made the sleeping potion for Juliet.
Friar Lawrence is the town cleric in the play who is kind and trusted by everyone. He has a great concern about the rivalry between the two houses, Montague and Capulet and serves as the father of confession for the two houses. He is also a great supporter and guide for Romeo and Juliet, but in the end, his choices lead to both of their deaths.
In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet I believe the Friar Lawrence is at fault, there were many warning signs that he wasn't doing the right thing and he did what was in his best interest. Sometimes you don’t mean to mess things up, but you end up anyway. That's what ended up happening to the friar in my opinion. He found himself caught in a terrible situation that turned for the worse after some of his controversial decisions. Those decisions range from when he first agreed to marry the two young lovers to when he failed to inform the families after things started to get grotesque. Then his last and final tragic mistake was when he came up with an irrational plan to keep Romeo and Juliet together and keep Juliet from marrying Paris.
In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, two households of the name Montague and Capulet fight a constant feud that eventually ends in tragedy. Friar Lawrence, a local churchman, provided heavy influence into the events regarding their love. Although he had well intentions, the friar was flawed in his efforts to unite Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the play, Friar Lawrence proves himself to be irresponsible.
“Have lost a brace of kinsmen: all are punish’d” (V iii 312). The Prince states this at the end of the play after the death of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, tells the story about a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families. This feud causes tragic results for the main characters in the play, Romeo and Juliet. The events contrast hatred and revenge with love and a secret marriage, forcing the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly and die tragically in despair. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the person who holds the most responsibility for the deaths of the lovers is Friar Lawrence because of marrying Romeo and Juliet, abandoning a suicidal Juliet at the tomb, and helping Juliet fake her death.
Upon Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting, the Nurse fails to guide Juliet towards a good moral decision, instead she heeds Juliet’s requests, “And there she shall at Friar Lawrence’s cell Be shrived and married… This afternoon, sir? well, she shall be there” (2.4.86-91). The Nurse’s fixation with Juliet’s happiness hinders her role as an effective role model. Losing her common sense through this fixation directs her towards giving Juliet poor advice. Thus, the Nurse’s initial choice to bring Romeo and Juliet together results in several subsequent conflicts. Based on the support from the Nurse, Romeo and Juliet meet in secret to be wed so that they can be together and embrace their love for one another, “but come what sorrow can, It cannot counterveil the exchange of joy that one short minute gives me in her sight” (2.6.3-5) Due to a lack of moral grounding, Romeo and Juliet become too distracted by their love and therefore become very vulnerable. By giving Romeo and Juliet her approval, the Nurse greatly influences their decision to immediately be wed. The Nurse does not act morally and in this case does guide Romeo and Juliet towards the correct decision. Furthermore, lacking the guidance Romeo is need of from an adult, he meets Tybalt, Mercutio and Benvolio, which results in a major conflict: “Romeo, away, be gone!
Juliet find comfort and a sense of safety in the Nurse who acts as like a second mother to Juliet. When Juliet is tormented by the loss of her cousin, Tybalt, and the exile of Romeo, the nurse offers to “find Romeo/ to comfort you [Juliet]” (3.2.153-154). Offering to find Romeo (GP) displays the Nurse’s concern for Juliet, emphasizing the Nurse’s motherly affection for Juliet (PrPP). This motherly affection especially displayed when the Nurse defends Juliet while Juliet is being chastized by her father, Lord Capulet: “You
The play Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, contains various twisting plots and remarkable themes. One of the main messages is that fate is meant to be and no opposing actions may reverse it. Throughout the play, Friar Laurence unknowingly proceeds with Romeo and Juliet’s desires, ultimately bringing them to their tragic death. Deciding to marry them and giving the potion to Juliet are the two most important ways that Friar Laurence contributed to the theme.
In the play Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence hastily thought up a plan to reunite Romeo and Juliet. It was poorly thought out and Lawrence neglected to think of the consequences that could take place if the plan should unfold as intended. Meanwhile, Fate seemed to have its way with the young couple, throwing numerous obstacles to get in the way of their love. It seemed as if Romeo and Juliet’s love was doomed from the very start. Due to these unfortunate circumstances and twisted chain of events, Friar Lawrence unwittingly worked in conjunction with Fate to bring about the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet depicts the tale of two young lovers fighting for a forbidden relationship and the consequences of their rash actions. In Friar Lawrence’s monologue, Shakespeare explores the impetuosity and contradicting nature of young love. These ideas are portrayed through the lover’s impulsive decisions and conflicting speech.