What fears does Friar Lawrence have about the marriage?
The friar fears that Romeo may have slept in sin with Rosaline. Romeo assures him that did not happen, and describes his new love for Juliet, his intent to marry her, and his desire that the friar consent to marry them that very day. Friar Lawrence is shocked at this sudden shift from Rosaline to Juliet.
What was Friar Lawrence most concerned about?
Friar Laurence is kind, compassionate and thoughtful, and deeply concerned about the feud that is blighting what is an otherwise prosperous and beautiful town. When Romeo comes to him, telling him he is in love with Juliet and asking him to marry them he is horrified.
What does Friar Lawrence think of the marriage?
When Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry him and Juliet, Friar Lawrence agrees because he thinks their marriage might bring about the end of the feud between their two families. He states, “For this alliance may so happy prove / To turn your households’ rancor to pure love” (2.3. 91–92).
Why is Friar Lawrence hesitant to marry them?
The Friar is reluctant to marry Romeo and Juliet. If Friar Lawrence thought that it was a bad idea for Romeo and Juliet to get married so quickly he shouldn’t have married them. He also knows that the families from both sides do not know that Romeo and Juliet want to get married.
What concerns does Friar Lawrence have about Romeo and Juliet’s relationship?
What concerns does Friar Laurence have about Romeo and Juliet’s relationship? They might be moving too hastily and that Romeo doesn’t really know what true love is, wasn’t he just crying about Rosaline?
What advice does the Friar give Romeo about love what fear does he express?
The friar warns Romeo that “violent delights have violent ends,” and that even “the sweetest honey” becomes loathsome when indulged in too often. He urges Romeo to “love moderately”—if he does, he will love longer. Even though the friar cautions Romeo against loving too “violent[ly],” his words fall on deaf ears.
Why does the Friar worry so much about the wedding to Paris?
She’s worried it won’t work and then she’ll have to marry Paris. She would then slit her throat if she wakes up in the morning. She’s also worried that the poison will work too well and kill her.
Why is Friar Lawrence significant?
The Friar is a close friend of Romeo’s. He is a good and kind character who supports the young lovers and helps them to marry in secret. After Romeo is banished, he makes a potion that Juliet will take to appear dead.
What is the Friar’s plan to save Juliet from marriage to Paris?
The friar proposes a plan: Juliet must consent to marry Paris; then, on the night before the wedding, she must drink a sleeping potion that will make her appear to be dead; she will be laid to rest in the Capulet tomb, and the friar will send word to Romeo in Mantua to help him retrieve her when she wakes up.
What act and scene does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 3 – Friar Laurence agrees to help Romeo marry Juliet.
What is Friar’s plan?
Friar Lawrence’s plan is that Juliet will agree to the marriage with Paris on Thursday. On Wednesday, Juliet will drink from a vial that will stop her pulse and make her appear dead, but she will really wake in 48 hours. Once they move Juliet to the Capulet tomb, Romeo will meet her there, and they will be together.
What weaknesses in Romeo’s character does Friar Lawrence point out?
What weakness in Romeo does the Friar point out before agreeing to help? The Friar says that Romeo is fickle. Romeo argues that the situation with Rosaline was a different matter because Rosaline did not return his love and Juliet does.
Why is the Friar reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet?
Terms in this set (15) Why is Friar Laurence reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet? Friar Laurence is reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet because she is already married to Romeo, so that means she would be married to two people at once.
What tragic error does Friar Laurence make?
The tragedy of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet is that so many people receive fault for the death of Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is at fault because he tells Juliet to fake her death and he is unable to communicate this to Romeo. Fate is also to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
How does Paris explain the hasty marriage to the Friar?
How does Paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans? It will help Juliet recover from Tybalt’s death. What’s ironic about the conversation between Juliet and Paris? If Friar Lawrence cannot help help her, what does Juliet threaten to do?