Who’s At Fault: Romeo & Juliet Persuasive Essay
Who is responsible for this tragedy!? A play written by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, is about two lovers from different families that fall in love, get married, then shortly after die, but who was the most responsible for the death of these two star crossed lovers?. I believe Friar Laurence is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet for the following reasons: Friar decided to marry the two despite the conflict between the two families. He sent some else to send the letter to Romeo. He also decided to leave Juliet at the last minute.
Not minding the conflict between the Montague’s and the Capulet’s, the Friar still married Romeo and Juliet. By marrying the two, he believed the marriage would end the feud between the two families. “For this alliance may so happy prove/ To turn your households’ rancour to pure love”. “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be”. Here he agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet. He knew that the two families wouldn’t get along with each other, so this makes him partially responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Friar made the mistake of sending someone else to send the letter to Romeo. Instead of sending the message with Balthasar, someone he knew well, he...