This irrational decision was inferior choice on Friar Lawrence behalf. This quote from the text shows the irresponsibility of the friar, “If, rather than to marry County Paris,Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself,Then is it likely thou wilt undertake, A thing like death to chide away this shame, That copses with death himself to escape from it: And, if thou dearest, I’ll give thee remedy. ” The idea that Friar Lawrence had in mind for Juliet was a hazardous decision, that he should have known what the outcome would have been.
This quote shows the truth about the meaning accessibility, when he says that Gullet’s life now rests in his hands. Others may say that Lord Caplet is even broken about the plan, because when he says that ” Death lies on her like an untimely frost. ” The fake death has deceived Lord Caplet, and the rest of the Caplet family. If Friar Lawrence hadn’t given Juliet the fake poison she would have never been put in the position to kill herself. Trusting Friar John to send the letter to Romeo, without even telling him that it was urgent, was Friar Lawrence next big mistake .
The mistake to send someone else to do was blameworthy. If the Friar delivered the letter reasonably, the plan that he had in mind would might have gone smoother. Friar John shows his inadequacy in the fifth act when he says “l could not send it,here it is again. ” This quote shows Friar Lawrence decision making again, it also shows that the Friar lacks responsibility by choosing Friar John someone who is not worthy or even smart to handle delivering something as simple as a letter. The letter was not nice but full of charge, of dear import, and neglecting it may do much in danger. “Many others may say that Friar John was just the messenger, he did what Friar Lawrence requested him to do, but old not succeed . Friar Lawrence trusted a ignoramus at a crucial time. The result is that Juliet dies due to Friar Lawrence , who did not think through the situation and the urgency that must dealt with personally. Lastly, Friar Lawrence is responsible for Gullet’s death.
He flees the tomb when Juliet is in most need, by leaving her alone the result ,was that she killed herself. Len the tomb Friar Lawrence attempts to help Juliet, but doesn’t do a well of a job, before running away? ‘ (Friar Lawrence):Stay not to question, for the watch is coming;Come, go, good Juliet, I dare no longer get thee hence, or I will not away. ” Friar Lawrence puts himself before Juliet because he didn’t want to get caught by the watch. The friar shows that he very self centered.
As a man of God, he leaves Juliet to kill herself, even though it is entirely his fault that she was put in that specific situation. If the friar hadn’t left the tomb Juliet wouldn’t have had the urge to kill herself. If the friar stayed he could have attempted to distort the dagger out of her hand. Others may think well it’s Gullet’s fault for her own death because she killed herself. Had Juliet not been n that situation because of Friar Lawrence she might have had a chance to live. Instead of staying to help, he decided run away from the watch for his own safety, and the result for his terrible choice, Juliet ends up dead.