6th April 2018

Act 3 scene 5

Location: Juliets bedroom

Time: very early Tuesday morning

Characters: Juliet,Romeo,Lady Capulet and Capulet

Event: Romeo has stayed that night in Juliets bed. Romeo has to leave as he knows he will be banished if he is caught in Verona and especially Juliets room since he is the enemy. For the first time Lady Capulet tell Juliet about her arranged marriage with Paris in two days. Juliet says she doesn’t want to get married because she is only thirteen. Capulet was proud of her Marriage choice for Juliet and gets fed up when he finds out she doesn’t want to get married. He threatens Juliet to live on the streets if she doesn’t follow through with the marriage. He eventually storms out and Juliet is begging her mother to delay the marriage. Juliet is already married to Romeo and it would be a sin of god and betrayal towards Romeo but she hasn’t got any other options. Juliet is going to visit Friar Lawrence to see if he can help and if he can’t suicide might be her only option.

Quote: “Hang, beg, starve in the streets, for by my soul, ill ne’re acknoledge thee” – Lady Capulet.                                       “Delay this marriage for a month, a week, Or if you do not, make the bridal bed in that dim monument where Tybalt lies” – Juliet.                                                                                                                                                                                              “If all else fails, myself have power to die” – Juliet

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