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Act 3 scene 5 is an imperative scene for various reasons. This scene consists of one of the key complications; the proposed marriage between Juliet and Paris, preventing her and her true love from being together as they wish.

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Act 3 scene 5 is an imperative scene for various reasons. This scene consists of one of the key complications; the proposed marriage between Juliet and Paris, preventing her and her true love from being together as they wish. There is a turning point within this scene for Romeo and Juliet; the last time they are together alive. Additionally Juliet's segregation is recognized y the audience. Romeo and Juliet's relationship is full of passion and the love they have for each other is vivid to the audience. Continuing on from a magical night together, Romeo must flee to Mantua. Juliet wishes not to part from her love. The two lovers regularly express their feelings and emotions through a poetic language and frequently refer to each other as "love". Their meaning of the word "love" means much more and is used more deeply than how the same word is used today, for instance as dear or darling. For that confident moment their undying love and their hard to believe happiness has no boundaries and are keen to even blissfully welcome death if that is what it takes to always e together, "I have more care to stay than will to go", Romeo also feels this way and wishes to stay with his love whereas he has to leave as the prince decreed. Juliet soon understands that Romeo must now go. ...read more.


What! Still in tears?" He tries his best to be a good loving father and to help secure her happiness. He has great difficulty in listening to Juliet and understanding his feelings. An example of irony is that Capulet is wishing for Juliet's happiness but actually accomplishing the opposite and contributes to leading her to suicide. A he is unable to fully understanding her he results in physical violence when his respect and propriety is lacking. His language becomes very offensive and shows his feelings and emotions openly and makes sure he has the power and authority, "and you be mine, I'll give you to my friend; and you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets". Most of his language uses explosive monosyllables, "minion", "graze". He threatens her for her disobedient. When Capulet enters this scene, he starts off in a very pleased mood, as soon as lady Capulet says, "ay sir, but she will none, she gives you thanks", he instantly reacts and the mood changes. He explodes into a violent rage and curses Juliet "disobedient wretch! And "young baggage", and threatens to disinherit her if she does not obey. He carries on verbally and physically abusing her whilst saying, "Speak not, reply not, and do not answer me! Dissimilarity to Lady Capulet very formal way of speaking, as we can see Capulet speaks with a lot of slang and colloquialisms. ...read more.


Without the feeling of being in control and authoritative he is destroyed. He does this to his daughter because he feels betrayed and hurt, as if his daughter is not his daughter, she has no respect when the real story is she's in love with some-one else but through his lack of misunderstanding he is unable to sense this. She turns toward her mother who leaves her coldly as she doesn't care for her daughter, she is only out to look after herself and make sure her reputation is up to standards. After trying to receive comfort form the only person who she feels close to advises her to marry Paris, disregarding everything she knows and understands; Juliet is outraged. The nurse had also turned her back and is again thinking of herself and to get her out of being found out or losing her position with in the house hold. Juliet now turns to Friar Laurence and considers death. She finally finds someone help her through her desperate times, and someone her begins to understand her love for Romeo. A contemporary audience would begin to sympathise with Juliet and also begin to understand what she is feeling through the language and speech. Her feelings are transferred to the audience, who now feel the same loneliness and heart-break as she does. Whereas a Shakespearean audience would feel no sorrow towards Juliet and act as though she deserves it, they would support Capulet in his decisions and would disagree with the lover's affair. ...read more.

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