Romeo And Juliet - Juliets Feelings

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Introduction

English H.W By Lior Allen In the play 'Romeo and Juliet' Juliet shows an emotional character and personality and shows progress of maturity. Whilst being together Juliet has gained vast experience to make her that mature young girl. Juliet receives news from the nurse that her cousin Tybalt was killed. Juliet is brought to tears as she finds out the murderer was her partner Romeo. The nurse says to Juliet how she can speak well of someone that has just murdered one of her family members. Juliet said "Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband. This shows us that Juliet can't handle listening to the true and also that despite Romeo killing her cousin Tybalt she is mature enough to understand the situation as he would have been killed anyway for killing Mercutio.

Middle

Juliet says "Now by Saint Peters church, and Peter too, he shall not make me a joyful bride. This shows us that Lady Capulet's relationship with Juliet is not like mother and daughter. Lady Capulet doesn't see Juliet's feelings and what's going on behind the scenes. Lady Capulet tells Capulet about Juliet's rejection for Paris. The news doesn't go too well with him and makes him angry. Capulet tells Juliet in a aggressive manner that she is too marry Paris or else. Capulet ignores the consent of Juliet and is shocked by Juliet's reaction as he is not used to seeing her reply in such a manner. Juliet in tears cries out saying "Good father, I beseech you on my knees".

Conclusion

Romeo uses a lot of words and phrases to show his love for Juliet. He says "Dear Saint at lips do what hands do''. This shows how Romeo expresses his love to Juliet and wants do with Juliet and his feelings. The Nurse and Juliet have a very strong relationship, stronger then Juliet's and her mother. Juliet feels as if she can go to the nurse to talk about anything whereas she can't do that with her mother. The Nurse says "Thou was the prettiest babe that e'er I nursed. And I might live to see thee married once, I have my wish". This line sums up how the nurse feels about Juliet and how close they are. She relates to Juliet's childhood moments just to show her memories and care for her

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