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How does William Shakespeare make Act 3 Scene 5 Dramatic?

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How does William Shakespeare make Act 3 Scene 5 Dramatic? Hundreds of years ago in the 16th century, society was ruled by 'patriarchs'; the head of the household, usually the father or the man of the house. Therefore, the love of the 'Star Crossed Lovers' Romeo & Juliet was considered to be a sin. 'Both alike in dignity' the families of the lovers, The Capulets and The Montagues, had an ancient grudge, which caused tension during the play and lead to the dramatic deaths of their children. This play was written by William Shakespeare in 1599, and was set in Italy Verona. A prologue, in the form of a sonnet introduces the play. A prologue is a poem that introduces a play. The play is two hours long but is a five day period in this period death, marriage and much more takes place which causes dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is the dramatic effect achieved by leading an audience to understand a clash between a situation and the accompanying speeches, while the characters in the play remain unaware of the incongruity. ...read more.


she thinks this because it is very unusual for her mother to go to her chamber as they do not have a strong relationship. Lady Capulet is visiting Juliet's chamber to give her good news or is it good news? When Juliet receives the news from her mother that she is to marry Paris, Juliet panics and her mother thinks she is just shocked, and tries to reassure her as it is her father arranging this marriage to make her happy after the death of her cousin Tybalt 'thou hast a careful father child' this proves how much her father is caring for her. Lady Capulet and Juliet did not have a powerful relationship as Juliet was brought up by her wet nurse and not her mother. During the sixteenth centaury because of the infant mortality rate caused them not to build a powerful relationship has rich children were given to a 'wet nurse' at birth. Lady Capulet highlights her own ignorance and naivety as she tries to cheer up her daughter. ...read more.


Her father is outraged and begins to stammer and get furious. 'Hang thee young baggage! Disobedient wretch! I tell thee what: get thee to the church o' Thursday, or never after look me in the face: Speak not, reply not, do not answer me;' this proves Capulet does not want to hear anything but a yes I will marry Paris, but he furious as Juliet rejects his proposal. The audience feel scared for her as they fare Capulet may injure her. The nurse steps in and tries to save her. Capulet tells her 'know your place woman...' and the nurse backs down. The nurse turns against Juliet and tells her to marry Paris even though the Nurse helped in the process of getting Romeo and Juliet married. In this play, Juliet's relationship with the Nurse, Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet and Romeo all break down leaving Juliet isolated. She goes to Fryer Lawrence as a last resort. All the events in the play lead to the dramatic deaths of the star crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. ?? ?? ?? ?? Coursework Ibrahim Dan Hammed 10BA 04/05/2007 1 ...read more.

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