Romeo and Juliet – Guilty Deaths

Deaths The Shakespearian play Romeo and Juliet is a well known story about star-crossed fans whose fates end in disaster. The deaths of these two enthusiasts can be called to account on 2 main characters, Friar Lawrence and the Nurse yet out of the two, who is more accountable? Friar Lawrence is a priest who weds the 2 lovers, gives Juliet a fake potion to prevent her from weding Paris, stops working to send the letter to Romeo informing him about his strategy and selfishly escapes from Juliet in worry that he would get into problem for his involvement.

The Nurse is Juliet’s lifelong caretaker who assists Juliet and her fan get wed, becomes their “messenger” and later in the play, alters her mind on who Juliet should be with.

The physical actions and guidance of both the Friar and Nurse demonstrate their liability for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Although, it is indisputable that Friar Lawrence is more to blame than the Nurse on the deaths of Romeo and Juliet through his assistance, advice and physical actions throughout the play.

In the play, Romeo and Juliet are really young and continuously consult and assistance of individuals older and allegedly smarter than them, like Friar Lawrence and the Nurse. What is unclear to them is that the suggestions and guidance that they receive comes with many repercussions, and for Romeo and Juliet, it is death. Throughout the course of the Shakespearian play, Friar Lawrence offers the couple a great deal of recommendations and guidance. To prevent marrying Paris, he tells Juliet to pretend to be dead with the assistance of an unique potion he made.

As part of the plan, he was supposed to inform Romeo of this arrangement yet he stops working which later on costs him his own life in addition to Juliet’s. “Come I’ll dispose of thee/ Amongst a sisterhood of holy nuns/ Stay not to question, for the watch is coming/ Come, go excellent Juliet. I attempt no longer remain/” (Shakespeare 5. 3 155) demonstrates how selfish he was as he left the Capulet tomb and let Juliet eliminate herself instead of attempting to help her. By letting her die alongside Romeo, he is more responsible for their deaths. The second character that holds responsibility for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet through her advice to Juliet is the Nurse.

Throughout, the Nurse appears to admire Romeo. She praises him for his love for Juliet and appears to be fond of their marital union. After Atabani 2 a heated conversation between Woman Capulet, Capulet and Juliet about whether or not she ought to marry Paris, she changes her mind about Romeo and their marital relationship. She believes that due to the fact that he is exiled from Verona that he need to be dead to Juliet. Romeo is gotten rid of, and all the world to nothing. That he dares ne’er come back to challenge you. Or, if he do, it needs should be by stealth. Then, considering that the case so stands as now it doth.

I think it finest you married with the county. Oh, he’s a lovely gentleman. Romeo’s a dishclout to him. An eagle, madam, Hath not so green, so quick, so reasonable an eye As Paris hath. Beshrew my very heart. I believe you are happy in this second match. For it excels your first. Or if it did not. Your very first is dead, or ’twere as good he were. As living here and you no usage of him (3. 5 88) All through the play, it is clear that the Nurse is a very mother like character to Juliet for that reason when she provided Juliet guidance on who to marry, the Nurse was attempting to promote bigamy.

This upsets Juliet and because of the advice the Nurse provides her, she goes to Friar Lawrence in look for of a remedy for her hurting heart. Although both the Nurse and Friar Lawrence might have appeared to have great objectives in giving suggestions to Romeo and Juliet about their star-crossed love, the Friar’s tips makes him more accountable for their deaths. In Romeo and Juliet, the satisfaction of specific actions results in the play’s tragic ending, death. In the play Friar Lawrence is among the characters whom dedicates physical acts that makes him accountable for the deaths of the fans.

To start with, he weds the 2 enthusiasts in a secret event with only the Nurse participating in. By performing their marital relationship, he defies their fates and bonds them as star-crossed lovers, which results in their destructive deaths. After, the Friar’s realization of their forbidden love he mentions “In one regard I’ll thy assistant be/ For this alliance may so delighted prove/ To turn your homes rancor to pure love” (2. 3 46). He weds them versus Atabani 3their families in hopes that he might end the feud that divides the Capulets and the Montagues.

By creating a marital union in between the Juliet and Romeo, the Friar produces more hatred in between the families that develops to the conclusion. By weding them, the Friar makes himself more liable for the suicides of Romeo and Juliet. The second character who is physically liable for the deaths of the star– crossed fans is the Nurse. After the Prince banishes Romeo to Mantua for killing Tybalt, the Nurse plays a “messenger” function, in which she continuously goes back and forth between the 2 lovers. She helps them be Atabani 3 ogether although she understands that both the Capulets and Montagues would disapprove. The Nurse would also constantly bring news from Romeo to Juliet about their flowering love and later, their marital relationship. Now, afore God, I am so vexed that every part about me quivers. Scurvy knave! Hope you, sir, a word And as I told you my young lady bid me ask you out. What she bade me say, I will keep to myself. However first let me tell ye, if ye need to lead her into a fool’s paradise as they say, it were a really gross kind of behavior, as they state.

For the gentlewoman is young, and therefore, if you should deal double with her, really it were an ill thing to be offered to any gentlewoman and really weak dealing (2. 4 53) are the words of The Nurse while she is explaining to Romeo about her function as a messenger in between both Juliet and Romeo. If the Nurse had considered what would take place to this couple, she may not have actually wished to become their messenger and risk their lives like she did. As a result of both the Friar and the Nurse’s participation physically they can both be held liable for the deaths of the lovers, yet it is evident that Friar Lawrence can be thought about more accountable.

Through his assistance, advice and physical actions throughout the play, it is undeniable that Friar Lawrence is more to blame than the Nurse on the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The Shakespearian play Romeo and Juliet written in 1590 checks out several themes consisting of fate, love and death. The deaths of the protagonists Romeo and Juliet can be blamed on the physical actions, guidance and guidance of both the Friar and Nurse. This later demonstrates who is more accountable for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.

The Nurse’s actions, recommendations and assistance consists of helping the lovers get their marital relationship, becoming their “messenger” and later in the play and changing her general concept about the marriage in between Juliet and Romeo. The actions, guidance and advice that Friar Lawrence administrates to both Romeo and Juliet consist of weding the two fans, giving Juliet the potion, failing to send out the letter to Romeo in time and selfishly escaping from Juliet in worry that he would get into problem for his involvement make him more accountable than the Nurse.