Throughout time romance is usually ended in tragedies. In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, their life is filled with tragedies, which lead them to their death. However there were people that influenced them to take their lives. The Nurse, Friar Laurence and the Capulets parents led Romeo and Juliet to their death.
The Nurse contributes to the death of Romeo and Juliet. The Nurse is hire by Juliet’s parents to take care of her, however she is a just a friend to Juliet. This change as the Nurse betrays Juliet when she is going through tough times. “I think it best you married with the county.” (3.5219) The Nurse knows Juliet loves and is married to Romeo, although still says it is best if she married Paris. This made Juliet very lost, everyone betrays her and she ends up having no one to go for advice or help. The Nurse is helpful to Juliet at one point nevertheless has not realized what a big mistake she had made. Romeo is a son of a Montague, but the Nurse still helped Juliet marry him. Romeo and Juliet had talked only for few hours and decided to get married. Juliet sent the Nurse to the chapel to find out about their wedding. The Nurse comes back and tells Juliet she is getting married and also says “I must…fetch a ladder by which your love must climb a bird’s nest soon when it is dark.”(2.5.77-79) The Nurse allowed Juliet to marry the son of her families, which caused there tragedy to begin. Friar Laurence has contributed for causing Romeo and Juliet to take their lives. Friar Laurence has Romeo and Juliet marry because he thought the feud between the families would end. However as time moved on, the Friar has second thoughts about this “These violent delights have violent ends.” (2.6.9) Friar Laurence knew that Romeo and Juliet were going to end in tragedy and he caused it but didn’t do anything about it. Another mistake Friar Laurence has made is that he trusted Friar John who is unexperienced, but still was responsible to deliver a letter that held such great information. When he returned he told Friar Laurence that he couldn’t get the job done “I could not send it – here it is again – nor get a message to bring it thee, so fearful were they of infection.” (5.2.15) this had become a great dilemma for Friar Laurence because he trusted Friar John to do his work but he could not. Now Romeo would not know Juliet’s current state. Friar Laurence should have delivered the letter himself and everything would be fine although he did not which caused Romeo and Juliet to take their lives.
Lastly Juliet’s parents also play a big part of Romeo and Juliet taking their lives. Lord