Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Topic sentence with claim and supporting argument/reason: Fate is the blame of the lovers’ death and none should be freed from guilt because of Romeo’s actions that pressured him by dictation and the letter unable to reach Romeo in time by Friar John. Evidence with line numbers: “O, I am fortune’s fool!” (3.1.142). Brief explanation of evidence & it’s connection to topic sentence (CM): Fortune is a destiny and a fool is being tricked which putting them together is having one’s destiny tricked or being drawn from the fortune Romeo has. The quote is spoken after Romeo kills Tybalt, and the same day Romeo is married to Juliet. Romeo was angered that Mercutio was killed which led to the action to kill Tybalt determined his fate.…show more content…
The letter that Romeo did not recieve played a deadly role, since Romeo thought Juliet was dead, which caused Romeo to kill himself and Juliet after. Neither Friar Lawrence and Romeo were not aware of the plan of Juliet with the potion and Romeo not receiving the letter which led to a miscommunication. The letter was the fate of death of Romeo and Juliet. Lastly, no one should be freed from the guilt because the people who were involved has to take responsibility for what they have witnessed and the deaths that took place. Possible counterclaim: Some may say Friar Laurence should take the blame of this situation when he accepted Romeo and Juliet’s marriage. Rebuttal: However, Friar Laurence objective was to “For this alliance may so happy prove, To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” (2.3.98-99). Friar Lawrence acted like a father to Romeo because Friar gave advice when he knew when Romeo was upset and listened to Romeo’s suggestions. Friar Lawrence cared about the families of Romeo and Juliet which made Friar make the decision to get them married. Question 2: Was the love between Romeo and Juliet true, or were they just two immature adolescents who acted

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