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romeo and juliet- lord capulate

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Introduction

In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Lord Capulet is a very important character. He is wealthy and a leader in his community. Through out the play, language used Lord Capulet is varied depending on who he is talking to, Capulet starts off calm and collected like in act 1 scene 2 when he is being rational and considerate towards his daughters thought, but when he realizes he is being disobeyed and his arrogates is being damaged his language dramatically changes, and he starts using language that was considered vulgar in the 16th centaury such as "wretch" or "baggage". ...read more.

Middle

When she refuses to marry Paris he goes into a violent rage, saying things he doesn't mean. "Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch! I tell thee what: get thee to church o'Thursday, Or never after look me in the face". As Capulet losses his temper Shakespeare uses dramatic devises to build up the climax in the convocation. In the crucial scene the dramatic devises such as punctuation needs to be effective enough to convey the various obstacles faced by the leading roles. ...read more.

Conclusion

When Capulet speaks to Paris in Act 1 Scene 2 we feel that Capulet is being fake and pretending when he says that if Paris is to 'woo' her then he can marry her, but I feel that Capulet-since being very wealthy and Juliet being the last ear to his wealth- is waiting on a better offer other than Paris. Capulet is pushing his luck because he believes that there can be a better offer other than Paris, and he only wants the best for his daughter. ...read more.

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