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Throughout this essay I will look at Act 3 Scene 5 in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and comment on the all of the characters in the scene on how they develop, what we learn about each character and Shakespeare's use of language.

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Introduction

Act 3 Scene 5 tells us a great deal about many of the important characters in the play. Write about what you learn about the characters and your response to them in this scene Throughout this essay I will look at Act 3 Scene 5 in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and comment on the all of the characters in the scene on how they develop, what we learn about each character and how Shakespeare's use of language conveys the characters. Also I will comment on how people's ways of behaving are different in Elizabethan times in comparison to today's society. Act 3 Scene 5 is a turning point in the play because it shows that Romeo is more serious about his relationship with Juliet. "Come, death and welcome! Juliet wills it so." This shows that Romeo would stay with Juliet and then be killed than flee Verona and live. Act 3 Scene 5 also shows us that Juliet has refused the orders of her father, Lord Capulet to marry the County Paris. ...read more.

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an appropriate husband for his daughter, these days, that doesn't happen and the daughter is allowed to marry whoever she wants to. The quote also shows that Capulet is very strict because he has just told Juliet that he will drag her all the way to the church, and when he says "Out, you green-sickness carrion! out, you baggage!" I think that he is saying you disgust me and clear off basically. We also learn a great deal about Juliet's mother (Lady Capulet) from what she says in this scene because it shows that she recessive meaning that she doesn't make her feelings known to the rest of the family and that she is easily lead by Lord Capulet meaning that anything he says she follows. "Talk not to me, for I'll not speak a word. Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee." This shows that she doesn't want to speak her mind in case that Lord Capulet hears it and that she is showing that of the power that he has she says to Juliet do as your father says or you'll get hurt. ...read more.

Conclusion

This shows that unlike her mother, she expresses herself by telling her father that she doesn't want to get married and makes a compromise that if he doesn't she will be lying next to Tybalt in the Capulet monument and also she is realistic when she talks about moving the wedding to a later date because if she said to move the wedding to next year he would probably go mad and lash out at her and tell her is a disobedient wench. In conclusion, I think that this is one of the most important scenes on the whole of Romeo and Juliet because all of the main characters develop during the whole of the scene and also it carves the outcome for the rest of the play, for example, when Juliet says she will go to Friar Lawrence's cell to seek absolution, she is going there to get a potion from the Friar to make her look dead, so she won't have to get married to the County Paris. Danny Arnett 11C Page 1 ...read more.

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