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Why do you feel sympathetic towards Juliet ?

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´╗┐Janani Nishyanthan English 9iv Which character from the play with whom do you have the most sympathy Juliet is one of the main characters in the play Romeo and Juliet. She is a Capulet who loves a Montague, Romeo. The Capulets and montagues are in a feud. Juliet must marry another man even though she already, secretly married to Romeo. Shakespeare use dramatic irony to build up tension in the scenes. I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she cannot be with Romeo because of the feud the families, she doesn?t having a loving relationship with her parents because they have different views to Juliet and she struggles with her relationship with Romeo because they cannot be together. I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she cannot be with Romeo. Juliet?s family the Capulets and Romeo?s family the Montagues have long term hatred towards each other. Shakespeare makes sympathety towards her as it is not her fault that Romeo and she cannot be together. ...read more.

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I feel that Shakespeare portrays Juliet as being in pain and agony, through her relationship with her parents. Shakespeare uses dramatic devices to create tension and twists throughout the play. Shakespeare uses traditional and historical aspects of marriage and family loyalty so when Juliet gets married to Romeo, she has gone against the rules of marriage and family loyalty. Shakespeare uses dramatic irony and emotive language in the play to create sympathy towards Juliet. Juliet addresses her mother by ?mistress?. This shows her relationship with her mother appears to be formal without any emotion or affection. It seems that Juliet?s nurse is more of a motherly figure than lady Capulet and there is a loving bond between them. We feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she is unable to express her feelings to her mother. In act 3 scene 5 lady Capulet tells Juliet she must ?marry the county Paris? but when Juliet refuses lady Capulet passes her to Capulet like ?baggage?. ...read more.

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I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she cannot be with her husband as he was ?banished? for killing a Capulet. Juliet can only spend a little time with Romeo. She explains she has to say her ?last farewell?. I feel sorry for her as she cannot be with her husband. It is harder for Romeo and Juliet to see each other as when Romeo was banished they saw each other in secret now they can?t at all. I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she dies for her love. All Juliet wanted to do is be with Romeo and she couldn?t have that. I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she to think of a plan to be with Romeo. I think it is tragic that she has to think of a plan to be with the person she loves Romeo. She has to go through so much trouble. I feel sympathetic towards Juliet as she had to hide her relationship with Romeo. They have to hide their relationship as no one approves them together. ...read more.

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