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Romeo & Juliet - The Characters.

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Introduction

Romeo & Juliet The Characters The first character we meet within this scene is Capulet. He presents himself as a happy wealthy man and seems to be a loud person. He is welcoming to his friends at the party and is very cheerful an example of this would be "welcome gentlemen! Ladies that have their toes unplagued with corns will wall about with you!" Also he appears to be the superior member of the family, I think this because he says to Tybalt "for shame - I'll make you quite" when Tybalt notices that Romeo is at the party and straight away Tybalt says "I will withdraw, but this intrusion shall now seeming sweet, convert to bitt'rest gall". Within the scene Capulet is happy as he is welcoming more guests to the party and he is always the centre of attention we know this because when he says, "welcome gentlemen" he is loud so he really want to be heard and wants his party to be remembered in a good way. When Capulet speaks to Tybalt he seems to be really threatening towards Tybalt and really wants to make sure Tybalt does not do any thing that will ruin the party from this behaviour we can assume he feels uncomfortable around Tybalt when Tybalt is talking about Romeo and Capulet does not want to be embarrassed at his party especially with so many people around because he says "am I the master here, or you? ...read more.

Middle

As the scene goes on Tybalt decides to just give up on trying to persuade Capulet that he should "endure" Romeo as his behaviour changes from aggressive, annoyed and angry to understanding when he has finished speaking with Capulet. We know this because at first Tybalt was saying, "This, by his voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy." And after talking to Capulet he says "I will not endure him." Overall Tybalt is defiantly a follower to his family and their feud with the Montagues but also he seems to know where he stands nest to Capulet and knows when not to argue with him. The third character we meet within this scene is Romeo. He presents himself has a heartbroken teenager that's looking for love an example of this would be, "did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night." Also he seems to be young but quite mature I think this because earlier on in the play when he is talking to Mercutio he seems to be playing with Mercutio's words and is being quite sarcastic, in act 1 scene 5 he does the same sort of this with Juliet I think this because when Juliet says, "Saints do not move, though grant for prayers' sake." And Romeo says, "Then move not while my prayers' effect I take." ...read more.

Conclusion

She seems to be excited and pleased that she is with Romeo and happy that she has found someone near enough her own age at the party that she can talk to. When Juliet speaks to Romeo she seems to be playing with Romeo, like she is teasing him to make him want to kiss he more I think the especially when she says, "Then have my lips the sin that they have took." From this behaviour we can assume she feels comfortable around Romeo and likes speaking to him. When she speaks to the nurse she seems excited to tell the nurse about who she has met and wants the nurse to find out more about him, "go ask his name." Juliet doesn't understand how she can love families enemy I know this because she says, "My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!" As the scene goes on Juliet seems to be quite happy up until she finds out about Romeo being a Montague. Her behaviour changes drastically first of all she is playing around with Romeo and having fun but then when the nurse says about Romeo being a Montague Juliet seems to go upset just as Romeo did when he found out about her. Overall Juliet is happy throughout the party its only when she finds out about Romeo which is right at the end of the scene that she becomes upset. ...read more.

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