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Friar Lawrence the Nurse and Capulet all contributed to the final tragedy in Romeo and Juliet the two lovers death Willingly or unwillingly these peoples words and actions caused Romeo and Juliet to take drastic measures and feel that there was no way out for them in the trapped environment they were placed in These peoples involvement certainly influenced the path that Romeo and Juliet took and without their interference tragedy certainly may have been avoided Friar Lawrence the Franciscan monk is respected and trusted by all the characters in the play As even Capulet states this revered holy Friar all our whole city is much bound to him Juliet often turns to him for counsel as does Romeo who sees Friar Lawrence as a friend He knows of Romeos constant lovesick woes and when he professes his love for Juliet Friar Lawrence dispenses this advice Wisely and slow they stumble that run fast But when Romeo asks him desperately to marry himself and Juliet he disapproves but still agrees to marry them regardless of the consequences which he himself warns These violent delights have violent ends By allowing the two to marry he realises that the houses could either be brought together by the joy of their offspring marrying or turn bitterly against one another even more so than before By taking this chance he is showing an utter lack of responsibility for the consequences that may occur and the hurt that may be wreaked upon both Romeo and Juliet He has abused his position as a trusted figure of Verona and by agreeing to marry the two lovers he has willingly allowed the wheels to be set in motion for a certain tragedy In contrast to Friar Lawrence the Nurse serves as a clandestine messenger between Romeo and Juliet Even though she is meant to be Juliets trusted advisor she ultimately fails Juliet in her time of need When she advises Juliet to
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