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An analysis of Romeo and Juliet Act 3 scene 5

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Introduction

An analysis of Romeo and Juliet Act 3 scene 5 The play Romeo and Juliet contains elements of romance and tragedy. It is about two young people, Romeo and Juliet who fall in love. They are from families who hate each other but with their own deaths they end their families feud. Act 3 scene 5 is an important scene in this scene Romeo leaves for Mantua and Lady Capulet comes to Juliet informing her that her father has arranged for her to marry and Juliet tells her father that she will not marry the count At the beginning of the scene Romeo and Juliet are together. They argue about whether it is day or night Romeo says it is day and it is the lark that is singing ...read more.

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be devastated so he wishes to leave so that he does not get caught We learn that Juliet wants Romeo to stay so she can be with him for a little longer although she does not fully realise that if Romeo is caught she will never see him again she just wants to be with him During this part of the scene the audience feels sympathy for the couple and especially for Juliet because her husband is leaving her for what could be forever but also for Romeo as he has to make the long journey to Mantua alone the audience will also feel sympathy for them both because they have to separate This section ends when Romeo descends from the balcony and Nurse enters and lady Capulet is about ...read more.

Conclusion

whereas an audience in Shakespeare's time the audience would not feel sorry for her because in those times arranged marriage was a perfectly normal thing The mood changes even more dramatically when lord Capulet enters. This section is the most dramatic. Lord Capulet tells Juliet that she will marry the count or she will be kicked out of the house he also tells her this man is very rich the audience would again have sympathy and feel sorry for Juliet because she is being forced to do something she doesn't want to do and will be disowned if she doesn't do it however a Shakespearean audience may feel totally different as they may believe a girl is her fathers property to give away to whom he pleases. By George Collings ...read more.

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