Describe Juliets interactions with other characters in the Act 3 Scene 5 of the Play

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Juliet’s interactions with other characters in the Act 3 Scene 5 of the Play

Juliet’s interactions with other characters in Act 3 Scene 5 are varied as she adapts and interacts with everyone differently. Juliet is a keen lover when she is with Romeo, however the love overpowers her. Juliet is quite cunning with her mother as she makes her mother believe she is upset for Tybalt when she is not. Juliet looks up to the nurse as a friend and as guidance but with her father Juliet is helpless and is at mercy. Juliet interacts differently depending on who she is with and her feeling towards them.

Juliet is presented to be a passionate and caring lover for Romeo. The phrase “Art thou gone so? Love, Lord, Ay, Husbansd, Friend? I must hear from thee every day in the hour, for in a minute there are many days, O, by this count I shall be much in years” portrays how she can’t live without him. The fact that Juliet calls him by so many names displays how many roles Romeo fulfils in her life and how important Romeo is to her. To further emphasise this she tells Romeo how time will be slow without him and one minute will be many days; this demonstrates her love and importance as Romeo not being with her can alter time which is impossible.  

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Juliet is somewhat deceived by her great love for Romeo and she finds it hard to believe that Romeo is leaving. The quote “I know it, I, It is some meteor that the sun exhales” displays Juliet trying to reason with herself and make Romeo believe her too. The stuttering shows her trying to explain herself to Romeo and trying to prove herself. Furthermore, when she says that a meteor which the sun exhales as an explanation for day; it does not make sense. Love has made her think in an absurd manner which is causing her to say things ...

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