Who Is To Blame For Romeo And Juliet's Death

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Who’s To Blame For Romeo and Juliet’s Death Have you ever been part of a tragic death? Romeo and Juliet's families have lost loved ones because of death. There is always someone to blame though. In this case it is the Friar John and Friar Laurence who are to blame because Friar John did not get the letter to Romeo in time so Romeo got really depressed and killed himself and then once Juliet woke up and saw Romeo dead she killed herself. And Friar Laurence is to blame because he came up with the plan to have Juliet take the sleeping potion and act like shes dead but the plan had a lot of flaws. And Laurence should have just brought the letter to Romeo himself instead of sending someone else. Friar John is to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death…show more content…
One piece of evidence that I came by that Friar Laurence is to blame is when he realizes that Juliet was really depressed he came up with the idea that she should fake her death when he says,”Take thou this vial...shall, stiff and stark and cold, appear like death.”(4.1.93-103). In translation he is telling her to take the poison and fake her own death so that she can get to Romeo. But without realizing it Romeo isn’t going to know that Juliet didn't actually kill herself and that it is a fake. So he is going to get really depressed and kill himself and when Juliet wakes up and sees Romeo dead she proceeds to kill herself. Another piece of evidence that leads us to believe that Friar Laurence is to blame is when Juliet is about to drink the poison that Laurence gave to her to drink she says, “Romeo, Romeo, Romeo, I drink to thee.”(4.3.58). This quote shows Juliet actually following through with Friar Laurence's plan to drink the sleeping potion and fake her death to get to Romeo. Witch doesn't work out when Romeo doesn't find out that Juliet is faking her death and kills himself and then Juliet kills herself after she finds out Romeo killed himself all because of Laurences faulty
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