How do we know that Romeo and Friar Lawrence have a close relationship?
We know Romeo and Friar Lawrence have a close relationship because Friar Lawrence calls Romeo his son and he knows about Rosaline. Friar Lawrence agrees to marry the lovers because if he does, the marriage might end the family feud. Mercutio and Benvolio are concerned because Tybalt has challenged Romeo to a duel.
How did Friar Laurence kill Romeo?
The things most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death are Friar Lawrence, themselves, and the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. Friar Lawrence causes the deaths of Romeo and Juliet by marrying them too quickly, advancing with his plan too quickly, and running away instead of helping Juliet.
What does Friar Laurence say about Juliet’s death?
Finally, Friar Lawrence encourages the Capulet family to come to terms with Juliet’s death. He reminds them that it was through God’s (and Heaven’s) help that she was born and it is to God that she has now returned. For him, then, Juliet’s death is part of the natural cycle of life.
How does Friar Laurence feel about Romeo?
Friar Lawrence is a confidante and mentor to Romeo. He is aware of Romeo’s love life, and knows that he was pining for Rosaline. Holy Saint Francis! Friar Lawrence believes that Romeo has been up all night with Rosaline, and is relieved when he learns Romeo has not sinned with her.
Why are Romeo’s last words Thus with a kiss I die also ironic?
What are Romeo’s last words, and why are they ironic? Romeo said Thus with a kiss I die, and it’s ironic because happy (kiss, love) and sad (death) are together.
Who does Friar Laurence entrust with the important letter to?
How is Friar Lawrence a mentor to Romeo?
Friar Lawrence is “representative of moderation and wisdom” (Brenner, 48), and acts as a mentor to both Romeo and Juliet. The marriage between Juliet and Romeo could potentially bring the families together, and so he supports the relationship and marries the couple.
Why is it ironic that Romeo chooses to kill himself with poison?
Romeo is foreshadowing fact that Juliet will find him dead. It is also ironic that he feels he is about to receive good news when the reality is Balthasar is about to give him news that Juliet is “dead,” which is bad news for him. Romeo decided to poison himself without hesitation or grief over “death” of Juliet.