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Romeo and Juliet essay Introduction Friar Lawrence can be held partly responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because others could have influenced the deaths like her farther and the nurse. Friar Lawrence is a good friend to Romeo because Romeo tells the Friar Lawrence most of his secrets so the friar would most likely want to help him. Friar Lawrence is more of a Gardner that a worldly man that can give accurately advice on love. The friar is aware of the family's feelings for each other. Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet in 1595 and uses the Elizabethton view of love. This is courtly love. Courtly love is when a man or a women feels love sick. ...read more.


This is demonstrated in act 4 scene 1 when the friar says "Take thou this viar, being then in bed and this distilling liquor drink thou off". The reason the friar Lawrence helps is because he wants to be respected more by others around him but he is afraid of a short coming and being exposed as a failure but is genuinely wants to end the feud, but is quite an unworldly man so na�ve an un writing instrument of god him saying this in the prologue line 6 and this is courtly love. The friar can not be held totally responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet because there are many other characters who are implicated for example, Juliet refused to marry Paris because she was already married to Romeo and that she didn't want to marry him ...read more.


He also helped Juliet by giving Juliet potion so that she would sleep through the wedding so that she wouldn't have to marry Paris the friar also sent a letter to Romeo but it unfrortunlly didn't get there. But balvasar didn't know about the friar drugging Juliet through the wedding so he thought she was really dead and he was on his way to tell Romeo about Juliet when he got there he immeatly told Romeo and then he was on his way to Verona to see her on his way there he stopped at the appocary to get a drug to kill himself peacefully. When he got to the tomb where Juliet was and he held her hand and took the potion and died Juliet woke up and then saw Romeo dieing so she stabbed her self. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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