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How does Shakespeare create tension in Act 3 Scene 5 Act 3 scene 5 starts off with Romeo and Juliet spending the night together, it is the day Romeo and Juliet know that they are going

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Steven Athwal 10BSM 5th December 05 Romeo and Juliet How does Shakespeare create tension in Act 3 Scene 5 Act 3 scene 5 starts off with Romeo and Juliet spending the night together, it is the day Romeo and Juliet know that they are going to be separated. The reason that Romeo & Juliet are going to be separated is because Romeo killed Tybalt and now he is being banished. Juliet's mother is making plans trying to get Juliet married to Paris. Juliet refuses to marry Paris, her father goes really mad and tries to force her to marry Paris. Shakespeare creates tension in a variety of ways; Shakespeare includes different uses of natural language and contrasts in Romeo and Juliet. One examples of these contrasts are like the nightingale and the lark, Shakespeare uses these contrasts because Romeo and Juliet's mood is a contrast from happiness at he start to misery at the end of a scene "It was the nightingale and not the lark. ...read more.


together, "And light thee on thy way to Mantua, Therefore stay yet: thou needst not to be gone" This is significant to the audience because we know Romeo dies at the end of the play. It also creates more tension because the audience are worrying in case the premonition comes true. Romeo & Juliet think fate is one of their important factors, this is because they think something else is making them go forward, which is the destiny and the stars that is controlling them, "O Fortune, fortune! All men call thee fickle, for then I hope thou wilt not keep him long, but send him back". They think that the stars are controlling them and whatever will happen will be done by them her fate will never be on their side it will be on the side opposite of them so that's why she calls fate fickle. Romeo thinks he is allowing fates hand to get him in trouble because earlier fate made him kill Tybalt. ...read more.


At the end of this scene changes in the nurse start to happen. At the beginning of the play she went with Romeo and Juliet when they married in the church but now she wants Juliet to do what her father says. "Romeo is banished, and all the world to nothing , that he daresne'er come back to challenge you, or if he do, it needs must be by stealth". She is doing this because if she does not agree with Capulet or Lady Capulet she could be fire or made homeless. She doesn't care what happens to Juliet if she goes to heaven or hell she just cares about herself and earning money. Juliet must feel like she is being betrayed by the one person she thought she could trust. At the end of act 3 scene 5 Juliet is in a soliloquy the meaning of this is when someone talks to themselves and at the end Juliet is talking to herself "Ancient damnation! O most wicked fiend, is it more sin to wish me thus forsworn, or to dispraise my lord with that same tongue". ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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