Romeo and Juliet is a classic play written by William Shakespeare - Katy Strut Honors English 9 Romeo and Juliet Essay Who really is to blame for the

Romeo and Juliet is a classic play written by William Shakespeare

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Katy StrutHonors English 9Romeo and Juliet Essay Who really is to blame for the deaths in Romeo and Juliet? Romeo and Juliet is a classic play writen by William Shakespeare. It tells you the story of two star crossed lovers that are fatally doomed because of the love they share for each other. They come from two different feuding families, the Montague’s and the Capulet’s. In the end of the play Romeo and Juliet end up taking their own lives. There are many different things that caused the death of Romeo andJuliet but in the play but Friar Lawrence is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He is responsible for the deaths in many ways such as he had made his plan for Romeo and Juliet to elaborate and complicated, he was also a very bad communicator, and was a coward.Friar Lawrence was the one that had schemed the plan for Romeo and Juliet. There were way too many things wrong with this plan. He had told Juilet that she should marry Paris and the night beforedrink a potion that will make her fall into a sleep like death. (Act 4, scene 1) It all relied on fate really. Theplan was very elaborate it consisted of to many things such as Romeo getting the leter, Romeo coming, Juliet waking up to early, and the potion not work and Juliet end up dying from the potion. If Romeo did not get the leter he would not know to come and get her. He had told her, “Thou hast the strength to slay thy self, tho it is likely thou wilt under take. A thing like death to chide away the shame, that cop’st with death himself to escape it. And if thou darest, I’ll give thee remedy.” (749) There was also the thing of Romeo not coming to get Juliet. Juliet also had the fear of waking up to early and suffocating. Juliet also had the fear of not waking back up from her sleep and dying. This plan was just not good and depends on to many things for it to work.Bad communication was one of the things that also played a role in all of this. The leter that he had sent for Romeo to receive was not delivered there for Romeo thought Juliet was dead. The leter was not delivered to Romeo because there was quarantine. The whole reason killed himself was because
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