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Most people would think Romeo and Juliet are to blame for theirtragic deathRomeo and Julietis a true Shakespeare tragedy inthe way that both main characters die in the end with a downfall in societyhowever have you ever considered the role FriarLaurence played in this tragedy The playRomeo and JulietbyWilliam Shakespeare is about two star-crossed lovers Romeo andJuliet Their families are feuding but they still find lovewith each other After a series of unfortunate events the twoyoung loves end up committing suicide To prove the thesis thatFriar Laurence is to blame for Romeo and Juliet death one has toknow how their death came in to play First when Friar Laurencegot in the mix and decides to secretly marry the two and havethem not tell their parents He then gives Juliet a sleepingpotion which will make everyone think she is dead Lastly heshows up late to the tomb and was not worried about getting thenews to RomeoRomeo and Juliet are two young teenagers who had their mindsfogged up with love When Friar Laurence who is an adultdecides it was right to marry them after less then 24 hours ofmeeting each other he set in motion their untimely death Thepart ofRomeo and Julietthat shows how Friar Laurence set theirdeath in motion is when Romeo goes to the friar to ask him tomarry Juliet At first the Friar is against it but quicklyagrees without making them tell their parents The friarstates But come young waverer come go with me in onerespect Ill thy assistant be for this alliance may so happyprove to turn your households rancour to pure love 2389-92 This shows Friar Laurence either did not truly careabout Romeo or he actually thought their love would end theprolonged feud of their families This wrong doing could beeasily explained through love but by telling a 13 year old girlto fake her death takes it to a whole new levelTo say the earth is flat is like saying Friar Laurence
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